Chimneys are the most common form of masonry that needs to be repaired on homes. Chimney repair or rebuilding is often necessary since chimneys get the brunt of the elements, and they have hot humid exhausts flowing through their core. If your chimney is not built correctly, the damage caused by these potential problems will be increased exponentially. Chimneys can be works of art when done right adding considerable value and curb appeal to your home, but if a chimney is damaged and not repaired, or rebuilt, it can be an eye sore and hazard to you and your family. Chimneys come in all shapes and sizes, and are made from an array of masonry materials that, if built correctly, can stand the test of time.
Chimneys do receive a lot of abuse, which is why much care and attention to detail is required when it comes to repairing or rebuilding your chimney to ensure a long lasting product. Probably the most important component to your chimneys protection is a properly constructed chimney cap. Insufficient overhangs, cracks in the cap, improper materials used, or loss of caulking seal around the flues, are just a few examples of problems to look out for on your chimney cap.
Chimney caps come in a variety of styles and materials, Cornerstone is capable of meeting your stylistic needs as well as providing a long lasting cap. Examples of different chimney caps are: Stone (manmade or natural), concrete, brick, and metal.
Chimneys will usually show damage in a number of ways, as with any masonry structure, from needing a few bricks replaced to repointing damaged sections to full rebuilds. Whatever type of damage needs to be addressed on your chimney our knowledgeable staff will be able to advise you on the work required and have your chimney looking good and functioning in no time.
Chimney services offered though Cornerstone Brickworks:
– Chimney rebuilds
– Chimney brick replacement
– Chimney repoints
– Chimney cap repair or replacement
– Chimney Flue replacement