Schedule a Chimney Masonry Waterproofing

There are a number of things that can harm your chimney. If a bird or some other animal builds a nest in your chimney, it can dry out to become kindling for a chimney fire. Chimney fires are dangerous and can cause structural damage. The chemicals from smoke can have...

The Effects of Crumbly Chimney Masonry

Overtime, even sturdy structures are susceptible to the weathering effects of wind and rain. Masonry chimneys are no exception, and they are being worn down on a daily basis by precipitation and weathering. As they stand outside and endure the elements day by day,...

Dryer Vent Cleanings Prevent Home Fires

It’s common knowledge that you should get your chimney and fireplace inspected and cleaned on an annual basis. This keeps your home safe from a chimney fire and your family safe from dangerous fumes from leaking in. It’s important to pick a company that is trustworthy...

The Purpose of a Chimney Cap

If there’s one thing a homeowner hates, it’s a leak. Whether you have a leaky pipe in the bathroom and end up with a flooded bathroom floor or your dishwasher starts to leak and you end up with a flooded kitchen, wherever that leak occurs, there’s going to be work...

The Purpose of Chimney Flashing

Have you ever gone outside and taken a good look at your house? What do you notice? Is it the beautifully manicured lawn or the neatly trimmed hedges? Or if it’s winter, is it the gentle stream of smoke rising steadily from the chimney? Maybe you have loose gutters,...

The Process of a Chimney Scan

When it’s time to have your chimney cleaned and inspected, it is time to call the team at Jiminy Chimney Masonry and Repair. Whenever you call a professional to service anything inside your home, it’s very important to check out their credentials. When it comes to...

Schedule a New Year’s Chimney Sweeping

The new year is here and it’s a great time to make a clean start in some different areas of your life. For some that could mean starting a new nutrition program, cutting out the sugars and adding more fruits and veggies. Maybe you’re going to bump up your exercise...