Why You Should Have Chimney Leaks Repaired Before Fall

Water can cause a lot of damage if not addressed. There are many causes for water to get into your chimney and cause leakage. The intrusion of water will damage the structure of your chimney. It can also cause damage to your roof. If water is leaking into your roof, it can cause all kinds of havoc to your roof structure. If not corrected you may see rotting wood, mold accumulation, or even the instability of your roof. Water can cause the breakdown of masonry, which can lead to costly repairs.

Rusty Chimney Repairs in Martinsville, IndianaHow to Spot a Leak?

Not all leaks can be identified by a visual walk-around. Some leaks can only be found by a trained professional. Our technicians use diagnostic testing to capture any leaks. Chimney Solutions of Indiana can help identify any concerns. We can offer the most cost-effective solutions to your water issues.

The fall is the best time to address these concerns. Once the weather turns and access is limited, the opportunity to fix some issues will have passed. With snow cover and inclement weather, we won’t have the best opportunity to fix your chimney.

The accumulation of rain and snow on your roof can damage your roof structure. The freezing and thawing is also a concern to the structure of your chimney. If you have identified water leaks, now is the time to call Chimney Solutions of Indiana. We can have any damage fixed before the upcoming seasonal change.

How Does Water Get Into My Chimney?

  • Cracks in the masonry. Years of wear will cause cracking in the masonry surrounding your bricks. This can be corrected with the help of our team.
  • Issues with roof flashing. The thin metal that surrounds your chimney at the base. Often the flashing is not installed correctly and does not do what it is supposed to do. Guide the water away from the chimney.
  • A cracked Chimney Cap. Water will enter the most prominent part of the chimney, the top. If your chimney cap is cracked it will not protect your chimney from water.
  • Impaired Chimney Crown. If your chimney crown is cracked, corroded, or bent, water may be getting into your chimney.

Chimney Inspections in Lafayette, IndianaWhat Do I Do Next?

If you find that you have moisture or water leakage, contact Chimney Solutions of Indiana. Set up an appointment for a chimney inspection and repair. We are available when you are. We will do a thorough investigation into the water leakage and discuss the best options for you.

Let’s get this done before the fall so you can enjoy your fireplace all winter long

Our technicians are professionals. At Chimney Solutions of Indiana, we are experienced in all aspects of chimneys. They can provide information on all the services that we perform. You can ask them about inserting chimney caps and crowns, chimney lining, as well as any masonry work.

Ready to get started? Call Chimney Solutions of Indiana at 317-757-6979 or request an appointment via our contact form.

Our Service Area
If you live within 20 miles of Marion County, there’s no need to call any other chimney provider! The team here at Chimney Solutions Indiana will be in our marked trucks and clean uniforms and at your door on time! We travel to Zionsville, Carmel, Fishers, Brownsburg, Westfield, Geist, Eagle Creek, Noblesville and all throughout the Indianapolis, IN area.

Our Training & Memberships Keep Us Informed & Knowledgeable

We believe that education and ongoing training is important, which is why we continuously invest in ourselves and our team to deliver better service to you. We’re Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) – certified and members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG), so whenever advancements are made within the industry, we’re among the first to know about it. When you work with Chimney Solutions, you can expect the latest information and the most advanced services and techniques. We strive to exceed expectations on every job from a routine chimney sweep and chimney cleaning to a full chimney restoration.

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If you’re ready to speak with a knowledgeable and friendly team member or would like to request an appointment with one of our experienced technicians, give us a call.

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