Different Types of Chimney Repairs

Your chimney and venting system is made up of several components that work together to allow the system to function efficiently and safely. A regular chimney maintenance schedule can help it to last for years. However, even the best-maintained chimneys can have problems from time to time. Since the exterior of your chimney is constantly exposed to the elements, the bricks and mortar joints can absorb a lot of water. This can lead to masonry damage as well as to the deterioration of other components, including the chimney cap and the chimney liner. Repairing these issues in a timely manner is key to avoiding further extensive and expensive damage.

Different Types of Chimney Repairs img - Chicago IL - Aelite ChimneyNo matter which type of chimney repair you may need, Aelite Chimney Specialties is here to help. We have been providing professional chimney repair services for over 15 years to the residents of the Chicago area. We would like to tell you more about the different types of chimney repairs we can handle.

Chimney Relining

According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), a chimney liner is very important because it protects the combustible parts of your home from heat transfer, keeps the masonry materials safe from the corrosive combustion gases, and provides a properly sized flue for good chimney drafting. Over time, chimney liners can become cracked and chipped, and this damage leaves behind gaps and voids that may lead to hazards like carbon monoxide leaks and chimney fires. Aelite Chimney Specialties is proud to provide chimney relining services with Ventinox lining systems. These durable stainless steel liners can work with all fuel types and come with a lifetime guarantee.

Repairing Chimney Leaks

The CSIA has named water as the biggest enemy of masonry chimneys. This is because of the amount of damage it can do. A small chimney leak can turn into a much bigger problem if it is neglected. The chimney technicians at Aelite Chimney Specialties are experts on leaky chimneys. We have years of experience that allow us to find the source of the leak. In addition, we will make the necessary repairs to stop it.

We can then replace any bricks and mortar joints that have been damaged by the water leak with our chimney masonry repair services. One of our services being tuckpointing. We will then make sure your chimney is protected from future leaks by checking the condition of your chimney cap and flashing. For the ultimate protection against water penetration, we provide professional chimney waterproofing services. You can trust us to solve and repair your leaky chimney.

Aelite Chimney Specialties can handle any chimney problem you may be experiencing.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment for our professional chimney repair services.

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