Diverse Chimney Solutions for your chimney repair Chicago
At Craftsmen Masonry & Tuckpointing Chicago we offer several solutions in case you need a chimney restoration.
Caps for your chimneyCaps are very necessary because they protect your chimney from water, critters, and external factors. They can last up to 25 years, depending on the material. We recommend stainless steel or copper ones because they last longer. The main reason to install chimney caps is to reduce moisture in your home.
Tuckpointing for a Healthy Chimney
Tuckpointing is very important to keep your chimney in good shape and also to keep water away from the chimney system. It consists of the repairment of the mortar joints. Your chimney mortar joints get damaged with time causing cracks and water penetration which can lead to structural damage. Water can also cause fungus, moisture, or mold. Keep in mind mortar lasts about 25 years, but it can be affected by different conditions.