Allen Chimney Repair

A Crack or Worse, in the Chimney of Your Allen Home, is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

What is one of the most natural things to overlook in your Allen home?

Your fireplace and chimney, both silently work to provide a warm and comforting environment.  Forgetting about the chimney can be easy.  The fireplace is visible, but the chimney is sits perched on the roof of your Allen home.  The exterior of your chimney is just as important as the interior.   A soundly built, intact chimney looks significantly better than a cracked or leaning chimney with crumbling mortar and missing bricks.  Furthermore, when the exterior masonry is well maintained, your home is protected against animals, insects, and moisture.

Whether your problem is minor or major chimney repair or preventative maintenance, Sweeps n Ladders is only a phone call away.  Allen area chimneys benefit significantly from preventative repairs by catching concerns early before they result in an expensive full chimney rebuild.  Sweeps n Ladders will inspect your chimney, report back any unseen damage, and provide you with the suggested repairs required. Let us help extend the life of your Allen home’s chimney, and keep it operating efficiently for years to come.


However, repairs to your chimney are required, sometimes.  When you see a problem, call Sweeps n Ladders right away.  We do not want you to live with an unnecessary inconvenience that puts your home, family, and property at risk.  The potential damage from a fire or chimney damage can be extensive.  Fix the concern now before it gets worse and significantly more expensive. 

  • Cap Installation or Replacement
  • Masonry Restoration
  • Sweeps or Creosote Buildup Cleaning
  • Liner Repair or Replacement
  • Chimney Leaks
  • Chimney Crown Repairs
  • Firebox Rebuilds
  • Full Chimney Rebuilds
  • Removal of Chimney Blocks
  • Waterproofing

The list above is a list of the types of services we provide.  However, the service required may not be known until one of our experienced specialists inspect your chimney.  Besides scheduled chimney cleanings, when should you call Sweeps n Ladders to inspect the chimney in your Allen home?

There are times, outside of your regular cleanings, that we should be contacted to inspect your chimney and fireplace.  Catching concerns early is the best way to prevent, and spot problems is to keep up with regular inspections; however, unseen concerns do occur between cleanings. What do you need to look for?  If you notice any of these signs, please contact Sweeps n Ladders and we will come and check it out to keep you safe.

  • Foul Odors
  • Smoke Backup, in Home, During Operation
  • Signs of Moisture
  • Strange Sounds or Animal Noises
  • Drafts – Cold or Warm


What causes chimney damage?  That is a good question.  Many things can stress or damage your chimney, including natural wear and tear, the amount and type of wood burned, birds, and other animals, and the biggest cause are the elements.  Allen, TX is known for rain, lightning, hail, tornadoes, and intense sun and heat.  Weather-related damage builds up as the chimney ages and will eventually takes its toll.  Every home in Allen will need some type of chimney repair.

Additionally, some chimneys are built with brick and mortar.  Bricks have a life span of up to 100 years; however, the mortar needs attention far before then.  Sweeps and Ladders is highly skilled in masonry and understands what is required to return your chimney back to normal.

As noted, Sweeps n Ladders is more than chimney repair.  We can restore cracked or missing bricks, replace crumbling mortar, repair the firebox, repair or replace the chimney cap, whole chimney rebuilds, chimney remodels, and more.

If you need high-quality chimney repair, in Allen and the surrounding area, contact us at Sweeps n Ladders.   Make an appointment for a repair, an inspection, or cleaning and find out what your neighbors are raving about.  Our goal is to fix and extend the life of your home’s chimney.


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