Friday, March 6, 2015

Spring chimney leaks in Michigan

As it starts to begin to thaw in the Michigan spring weather you may notice new leaks and moisture coming through your chimney.  While this is a much more common occurrence in older and exterior rated chimnee if your chimnee was not constructed properly or was poorly repaired you may notice leaking also.   When it comes to chimnee leaks there are a variety of places that moisture can be penetrating. It is important to identify where the leak is coming from if it is coming from the ground the break itself the mortar joints in between the brick. The leak could coming from the counter flashing or step flashing around the chimney. In some cases may even be coming from the roof itself. 

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  1. But ignoring your chimney can cost you big-time. A cracked chimney crown or spalling bricks can easily cost $1,000 to repair. And, if left untreated, Chimney Cleaning Katy

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