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8 Types of Chimney Damage Caused By Moisture

8 Types of Chimney Damage Caused By Moisture

Moisture is an enemy to your chimney. Chimneys are prone to structural damage, and allowing moisture to accumulate within the chimney will only expedite damage. Annual chimney inspections are recommended to help ensure your chimney is working correctly. Still, another reason to schedule a chimney inspection is that our technicians will notice any structural damage caused by moisture. Having your chimney inspected regularly is a good way of staying ahead of needed maintenance and helps prevent more extensive, costly repairs down the road.

7 Common Chimney Dangers & How To Prevent Them

Common chimney dangers and how to prevent them

The primary function of a chimney is to direct smoke, carbon dioxide, and other byproduct gases away from the fireplace and out of the house. Chimneys are one of the most overlooked home features that require routine maintenance. Without proper care, your chimney may suffer from common chimney dangers, including creosote buildup, liner damage, draft obstructions, mold, brick damage, rotting wood, and even fires.