At our masonry services company, we provide a comprehensive chimney renovation that includes demolition of the existing chimney and disposal of the old decaying bricks. Our skilled professionals will then rebuild your chimney with new brick and mortar, finishing it with a crown wash. We offer options for brick color, grout color, and decorative panel style to give your chimney a fresh new designer look.
Flashing is where the roof meets the chimney. Its purpose is to create a waterproof seal that protects against moisture and intrusion. When properly installed, chimney caps can last 30 years or more, depending on factors such as where you live, the shape and size of your chimney,
and the materials used.
Lighting your fireplace or wood stove during winter, heats up and cools down the chimney. As temperatures drop below freezing, any water that is absorbed into your chimney crown from rainfall will freeze and defrost, causing expansion and contraction. It eventually causes your crown to crack and deteriorate, which is why it is important to prevent water from absorbing into the chimney crown in the first place.
Brushes and rods. With guidelines from the Chimney Safety Institute of America and the National Fire Protection Association, the flue is visually inspected to determine if a sweeping is needed, and type of brush required. A visual inspection prior to running brushes is imperative to determine if a basic sweep is needed or if more aggressive tactics are necessary.
Mortar joints are damaged by harsh weather conditions, including excessive water. Moisture can even damage masonry as water seeps through weakened mortar joints. "Tuckpointing" is a repair process that stops breakage and improves overall strength.
These liners are the passageway through which smoke or gas travel to exit the chimney. A fireplace or appliance chimney that isn’t properly lined can be dangerous.
As chimneys age, the chimney liner can deteriorate meaning there is a higher risk of chimney fires or gasses venting into your home. Repairing your liner is a job for an expert. That’s where we come in.
Family Chimney Repair
20110 Northeast Broadway Court, Fairview, Oregon 97024, United States
Bonded & Insured & Licensed:
Oregon, CCB #244489
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