The Importance of Waterproofing Your Chimney

September 20, 2016

One of the fastest ways to see your chimney become crippled is to be complacent about water damage. Water damage will destroy the foundation of your chimney system and can lead to dangerous situations for your home. If you suspect a chimney leak or water damage on your system call our chimney inspection company.

Once you have had your chimney repaired from any previous water damage your next focus should be to prevent future water damage. Water proofing your chimney is something you need to invest in. Being proactive is the best way to save money in the long run and protect your home from a catastrophe.

Water damage can lead to a number of nuisance’s that are better off avoided. Water can lead to a cracked flue liner, weak masonry, stress on structural integrity, and mold penetration. Even metal flue liners can deteriorate under excessive water paired with extreme heat and our door conditions. Chimney water proofing should be the foremost important preventative measure you take for chimney upkeep.

How to Waterproof Your Chimney

First off find a qualified chimney service that is experienced and can abide to CSIA regulations and standards. Nexus Chimney Services offers experienced and proven ways to protect your chimney. If you chose to use another company, make sure they use a product that will allow the chimney to breathe. If harmful vapors cannot escape the interior of your chimney will will contain the water you are trying to keep out. You must waterproof the exterior, while allowing the interior to breathe.

Waterproofing is a task that is best left to credible companies. Technicians at Nexus Chimney Services are trained on the best tools and products to work on your chimney. Our team uses nothing but top of the line products and quality assurance is very important to us. If you are looking for a credible company to guard your home, look no further. Call Nexus Chimney Services today to schedule an appointment.