How to repair spalling brick on the chimney?

How to repair spalling brick on the chimney?

How to repair spalling brick on the chimney? Spalling is when the bricks on your chimney start to deteriorate to the point where chunks of it start falling from your chimney. Spalling usually begins as small structural cracks on your chimney and grow bigger until your...
Does homeowner’s insurance cover chimney repair?

Does homeowner’s insurance cover chimney repair?

Does homeowner’s insurance cover chimney repair? At Elegant Fireside, one of the most common questions we get asked is, “will my homeowner’s insurance cover these chimney repairs?” The short answer is, it depends. There are many different types of...
Do you have to service a gas fireplace?

Do you have to service a gas fireplace?

Do you have to service a gas fireplace? Every house owner knows that wood fireplaces require regular cleaning to get rid of carbon-producing and ash. But there is a bubble of doubt when it comes to whether the increasingly popular gas fireplaces have the same needs....
Do Plumbers Repair Gas Fireplace?

Do Plumbers Repair Gas Fireplace?

Do Plumbers Repair Gas Fireplace? Gas fireplaces serve as decorative as-well-as for room heating purposes, making them one of the most sought-after home features people adore. Demand for gas fireplaces have been on a constant rise in the market. Almost 70% of all...
Do you have to service a gas fireplace?

Do chimney caps keep water out?

Do chimney caps keep water out? A leaky chimney is a common problem most homeowners face. If you think everything is fine but still notice dripping sounds, dank odor, moisture, water getting into the fireplace, and spalling exteriors or interiors, time to reconsider...