Rockwall Chimney Repair
Is the Chimney, of Your Rockwall Home, a Disaster in Waiting?
What is one of the most normal things that homeowners overlook, even in Rockwall?
If you said the fireplace or chimney, you would be correct. The chimney and fireplace quietly work to provide a warm and comforting environment. Due to their quiet and comfortable features, forgetting to have your chimney checked or inspected can be easy. The fireplace is visible, but the chimney is visible from the exterior and sits perched on the roof of your Rockwall home.
Surprisingly to some homeowners, the exterior chimney is just as important as the interior fireplace. A chimney in good physical shape looks considerably better and is more appealing, than a cracked or leaning chimney with crumbling mortar and missing bricks. Likewise, when the exterior masonry is well maintained, your home is protected against animals, insects, and moisture.
Whether your problem is minor or significant chimney repair or preventative maintenance, Sweeps n Ladders is ready to help. Chimneys, in Rockwall, benefit from preventative repairs commonly caught during an inspection. Discovering and repairing issues early is better than undiscovered problems that can result in an expensive full chimney rebuild. Sweeps n Ladders will inspect your chimney, report any discovered damage, and provide the suggested repairs. Regular inspections can help extend the life of your home’s chimney and keep it operating efficiently for years to come.
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Common Chimney Repairs in Homes in Rockwall
Eventually, your chimney will require some type of repair. When that happens, make sure you use a professional chimney repair company, such as Sweeps n Ladders. Procrastinating is not a positive solution. A damaged chimney can place your home, family, and property at risk. The potential damage from a fire or chimney damage can be extensive and costly. Fix the issue now before it gets worse and substantially more expensive. Here is a list of the types of services we offer:
- 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
The service your chimney requires may not be known until one of our experienced technicians perform a full chimney inspection. Regular chimney inspections solve the problem of issues being discovered too late. We can find and repair them early.
What are the Signs the Chimney in Your Home, in Rockwall, has a Problem?
There are times, outside of your regular cleanings, that we should be contacted to inspect your chimney and fireplace. Catching issues early is the best way to prevent, and spot problems are to keep up with regular inspections; however, unseen issues 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 the Damage?
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 most significant cause are the elements. Rockwall, 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 take its toll. Every home, in Rockwall, will eventually need some form of chimney repair.
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 to normal.
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 Rockwall 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.