in Portland OR and Vancouver WA areas
Prevent Water Intrusion with Chimney Crown Repair
The cap is essential for two reasons. First, it prevents rain from accessing the chimney flue. Secondly, it helps keep birds and other small animals from entering the chimney flue during the seasons of non-use. Chimney caps are typically made of metals like aluminum, steel, or steel alloy.
The need for chimney crown repair and chimney cap repair or replacement is not an uncommon task for homeowners with fireplace chimneys. Because chimney cap maintenance can prevent water damage and leaking, the minimal expense of repair can save you a ton of money in the long run!
Protecting Your Chimney’s Interior
Having broken, cracked, or missing chimney crowns and caps allows for a free flow of rainwater down into the chimney, which leads directly into the interior of the home. Chimney crowns and caps need to be structurally sound in order to avoid water damage that can add up to devastating costs. The crown and cap can become damaged due to:
- Low quality
- Tree limbs
- Ice and snow
- High winds
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Do I need chimney crown repair?
A simple visual inspection will show whether you need to seek chimney crown repair or replacement. Replace a crown that is missing chunks or severely cracked. Lighter cracks can be handled with quality chimney crown repair by our professional technicians at Masonry Waterproofing, and Drainage Masters. We also provide sealant waterproofing to prevent most moisture from seeping through the concrete.
Is chimney cap repair possible?
If your chimney cap has merely blown loose because of high winds, you may need repairs. An inspection by one of our Masonry Waterproofing, and Drainage Masters experts will show whether your chimney cap can be repaired or whether you should replace the chimney cap entirely.
When should I replace a chimney cap?
If your chimney cap is damaged or bent beyond repair, it really needs to be replaced. It’s a crucial part of the chimney system that should always be in place to prevent clogs and rain access.
Call on the expert advice of our Masonry Waterproofing, and Drainage Masters staff and schedule a chimney inspection today! We are available to travel to you anywhere throughout the Vancouver Washington and Portland Oregon areas.Back to Chimney Repair
Chimney Crown Repair in Portland OR and Vancouver WA areas
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