3 FAQs about Tuckpointing

March 8, 2021 | *Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

A chimney improves the value of your home, but it’s also a lot of work and responsibility. Chimneys and fireplaces require yearly inspections and regular repairs to keep them operating safely and efficiently. This includes the mortar joints of your chimney. Through the process of tuckpointing, the team at Chimney Champions can keep your chimney looking like new and prevent moisture from getting through. Here are some of the most common questions we receive about this repair process.

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3 Facts About Chimney Liners

January 11, 2021 | Chimney Basics

Our number one goal here at Chimney Champions is to keep your home and family safe. Our team of trained and licensed professionals works hard to ensure everything about your fireplace and chimney work properly. Chimney liners are a crucial safety feature of your chimney, and a damaged liner can cause major headaches. Luckily, liner replacements are a common repair for us. So, here are some facts you should know about this feature of your chimney.

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3 Signs of a Chimney Fire

November 10, 2020 | Chimney Inspections

On average, there are roughly 25,000 chimney fires every year, causing more than $125 million in damage. Still, many homeowners don’t realize that they need to have chimney inspections performed regularly. It’s very likely that you’ve had a chimney fire and haven’t even noticed. That’s where the team at Chimney Champions comes in. We can inspect the entire structure of your chimney and tell you whether or not you’ve experienced a fire in your chimney.

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Common Chimney Storm Damage

October 17, 2020 | Chimney Maintenance

Heavy rains and winds can take a toll on your chimney. Strong storms can kick up in an instant and last for just a few minutes. However, they leave a trail of damage behind, including impacts to your home. If you have trees in your yard that hang over the house, then you’re at even more risk for storm damage. Here are a few things the experts at Chimney Champions want you to know when inspecting the chimney damage in the aftermath of a storm.

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Chimney Brick Spalling Explained

September 14, 2020 | Chimney Basics

Spalling is the industry term chimney inspectors use to describe chimney bricks that have begun to decay, loosen, or chip. A chimney with spalling bricks is not only an eyesore, but it’s also a safety hazard. Spalling bricks mean that your chimney is in poor health, and should be inspected and repaired right away. If you still have questions about what spalling is and why it matters, we’ve explained it here. When you’re ready, give the team at Chimney Champions a call for repairs.

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