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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:
“My husband and I were very impressed with Chimney Solutions. Jackson did our initial inspection and was kind, professional and responded quickly whenever I had questions, which was a lot! Dominic and Jake installed our gas logs and did a great job and were both very nice. Plus our gas log kits look beautiful and give off an amazing amount of heat, yay! Will definitely recommend and hire again.”
Suzanne G.
Jan. 9, 2019
“Chimney Solutions Indiana did a great job fixing gas fire place and getting it up and running again.David and Jake were outstanding, helpful, and explained in detail the issue and how to resolve it.Great service experience.”
Josh S.
Jan. 2, 2019
“The service from Chimney Solutions was courteous and professional. Chris did an inspection and was thorough in explaining his findings. We needed a cleaning and some minor repairs around our gas log set. David was professional, kept everything cleaned up nicely, efficient, and took some extra care to make the gas logs look nice. They were able to squeeze us in just in time to have the fire feeling nice for Christmas morning! Will return to chimney solutions for any future work. Thrilled with the results!”
Ryan S.
Dec. 27, 2018
“Timely consultation, very thorough and expert knowledge. Explained issues and options very well. Completed the work while leaving the property clean. Would certainly use again.”
Al G.
Nov. 17, 2018
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.
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Request Your Waterproofing Service Today!

If you’re looking for a way to battle water and keep your chimney dry and in great shape, call Chimney Solutions today! We’ll inspect your system, repair any damage, and waterproof your masonry for quality, long-lasting protection that doesn’t alter the look of your chimney. Call 317-757-6979 to get started!

Preventing chimney leaks may require flashing repair or replacement. Either way our trained crews are standing by to keep you dry!
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