Top Class Masonry And Chimney Work
Fall is here, and winter’s not that far behind it. This means that the cold weather is not that far gone either.
And THAT means that you’re going to want to be prepared to keep good and warm for when the cold kicks up.
A great way to beat the cold is to have a quality fireplace ready to roar to life, roast chestnuts, and keep you and your loved ones safe during even the nastiest winters!
Of course, what is a fireplace without a chimney? A smokehouse, that’s what! And if you try to use your fireplace when your chimney is experiencing problems, then a smokebox might be exactly what you’ll be living in!
Should your chimney be in such a state that renders your fireplace pretty much useless, don’t get hot under the collar! Instead, just call on a chimney and masonry expert to get it back in quality condition!
How To Tell That Your Chimney Needs Work
Your chimney is not the most regularly used of all of your home’s components. Indeed, you won’t use it for most of the year, so if it begins to develop issues during the year, you might not know about it until your try to start a fire only to be sent coughing out of your home.
Luckily, there are some pretty solid visual clues that you or your roofing contractor can notice as you inspect or have your roof inspected annually. These clues include the following:
Spalling Chimney Bricks
Spalling occurs when water enters into the brick and causes its surface to pop out or flake off.
Cracked Chimney Crown
If your chimney crown has become cracked, then the chimney as a whole could develop issues since it will no longer have a good defense against Mother Nature.
Peeling Wallpaper near Your Fireplace
If your chimney contains too much moisture, that moisture could begin to affect the wallpaper near your chimney.
Get Your Chimney And Masonry Work Handled By An Experienced Roofing Contractor
As you hire a roofer to handle all of your roofing issues, keep in mind that many roofers are able to address chimney and masonry-based issues that might occur in that area.
And if you live in or around Lancaster, then the expert for you should be the local roofing contractors at EAW Roofing and Construction! We at EAW Roofing and Construction have the experience, the resources, and the know-how to get your chimney and other masonry components back in the best shape possible!