Chimney flashing replacementChimneys
A chimney flashing consists of metal strips that are connected to the roof shingles and prevent leaks in the roof and water from infiltrating into the house. It is very efficient on keeping leaks to occur.
It's necessary that yo ...
Benefits of a stainless chimney capChimneys
A stainless chimney cap will make sure that you will never have to worry about small animals like birds and squirrels making a home of the warm and protected chimney top. Also, rainwater will not enter the chimney if you install this cap.
About chimney flashing leaksChimneys
To avoid leaks in your house's roof, a chimney flashing is placed between the roof and chimney. This watertight joint will not allow any moisture to enter though the roof.
Worn chimney flashing
A chimney flashing will eventually worn out ...
Installing a chimney capChimneys
There are many types of chimney caps. They are used to avoid pests, debris and dirt from infiltrating into the chimney.
If you are using a single-flue chimney cap, you just have to put it into place and, using a screwdriver ...
About the chimney relining systemChimneys
A chimney liner is used to keep the area surrounding the chimney from overheating. It also doesn't allow sparks to come near fuel in the case of fireplaces and wood stoves. A relining system is used for chimneys that have a fireplace, furnaces or ...
About chimney draft problemsChimneys
Smoke can enter the house because of poor chimney draft. This draft issue happens because of several reasons:
The chimney draft is affected if the dimensions of the chimney flu are small in comparison with those of the firep ...
About chimney tuck-pointingChimneys
A chimney with damaged bricks and mortar needs to be repaired. The process of repairing these issues is called tuck-pointing and involves replacing the bricks and placing new mortar. Damaged bricks are dangerous because they may fall off the chim ...
Installing a chimney balloonChimneys
Installing a chimney balloon is a simple way of keeping out any airflow through the chimney when you are not using the fireplace.
Tools and materials
Air pump (optio ...
About chimney cleaning logsChimneys
Chimney cleaning logs have become very popular amongst other chimney cleaning products simply because of their way of being used. Before buying this products, you must know w few facts about it and its efficiency.
These logs ...
Installing a chimney linerChimneys
If your chimney liner is damaged, this could lead to dangerous carbon monoxide and smoke accumulation in your home. To fix this issue, you must install a new liner.
To see any debris or dirt that might be in the chimney us ...