Chimney Repairs across Staffordshire and Cheshire
Not only is the chimney on your domestic or commercial property vital for ventilation. Where some properties are concerned it is a crucial component of the structure itself.
When our clients report a roof leak to us we always suspect the chimney stack. Due to constant exposure to severe weather which can gradually erode the brick joints, cappings and flashings. A leaking chimney can cause considerable damage within your property.
That’s why it’s important to ensure your chimney is:
- Well Maintained
- Safe & Secure
Chimney work across Staffordshire and Cheshire carried out by M Simpson & Sons Roofing Services. Call today 01782 954694
|Common Chimney Problems||Possible Causes||Suggested Solution|
|VISIBLE DAMP TO INTERIOR CHIMNEY BREAST||– Chimney mortar chase deteriorated||– Grind out chimney chase and point with new mortar|
|– Leaking flashing||– Install or repair existing lead flashing between roof and chimney|
|– Condensation due to lack of airflow||– Installation of air brick if chimney stack is not in use|
|– Cracked or porous flaunching/crown||– Replace or repair|
|EROSION, INSTABILITY OR SAFETY CONCERNS||Lifespan and/or exposure to severe weather||Re-build chimney stack or completely remove if not in use|
|VISIBLY CRACKED OR DAMAGED CHIMNEY POTS/FLUES||Severe weather (e.g frost or high winds)||Replace with new|
|BIRD/INSECT INGRESS||Exposed flue or pot||Installation of guard or cap then ventuilate if not in use|
Get in touch today to solve your chimney problems! Our helpful team will advise. Call 01782 954694 or fill out the form.