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Waterproofing

Protect Your Masonry & Prevent Chimney Leaks With Professional Waterproofing Services

If you’ve ever experienced a chimney leak, you know how quickly water can lead to extensive chimney damage and expensive repairs. You also likely know how much of this damage can take place before the leak is detected. That’s one reason why keeping up with annual inspections is so vital. During an inspection, we’ll check all vulnerable areas and look for some of the most common types of moisture-related chimney damage:

Receding or Cracking Joints
When water enters the mortar holding your chimney’s bricks together, it can cause the joints to erode and crack. As this continues, more and more water gains access to your chimney system and the structural integrity of the chimney is compromised.

Spalling Brick
When water swells and constricts within the brick itself during temperature changes, it can cause the brick to flake and the surface to pop off. This is known as spalling. Spalling brick isn’t just unpleasant to look at – it also detracts from the functionality, safety, and integrity of the entire masonry structure.

Efflorescence
Efflorescence is the term used to describe the whitish salt deposits that appear on the surface of water-damaged brick.

Rusted or Corroded Metal Components
When water makes its way into your masonry chimney, it doesn’t just damage the masonry itself – it also damages the metal components of your chimney system! Commonly, we see rusted and hole-riddled metal chimney liners, dampers, and appliances.

Prevention Is Key

Those of us here at Chimney Solutions have witnessed firsthand the negative effects of water on chimneys, which is why we’re such advocates for masonry waterproofing. When we waterproof chimneys, we use sealants made specifically for chimney masonry. These sealants are different from other waterproofing products, in that they allow vapor to move in and out of the masonry freely. Why is this important? When you light up a fire in your fireplace, vapor is produced and must escape. With traditional waterproofing products, vapor is trapped inside where it can damage the masonry and metal components of the chimney system.

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. See a complete list of zip codes, cities, and towns that we serve in Marion County and beyond >>

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.

Call Chimney Solutions For The Best Possible Chimney Care!
Call Now (317) 757-6979

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.

We’re committed to providing the best service possible and look forward to serving you and your family, year after year. Call 317-757-6979 to get started! >>