We have been proudly serving the Raleigh area since 2010. We pride ourselves in thorough inspections and cleanings to keep your fireplace system running safely and smoothly year after year.
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“ We had a chimney sweep and inspection for our wood burning fireplace. Marc & Daniel were very professional, thorough, and explained the systems in an easy to understand manner. Loved the diagrams they drew to show us the issues they found and their impact on our fireplace. They were super clean with no mess too!”
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The shoulder of the stack, the sloped area on the stack where it transitions from a broad base to narrow, is a common area where the masonry deteriorates and is the cause of leaks, or it is just not constructed well enough to hold off rain and snow. Often it is built without a proper pitch to allow the water to run off, and as a result, it soaks and leaks its way into the chimney.
An essential aspect of a well-functioning chimney and fireplace system includes an adequately built chimney shoulder. This is an area of the chimney that shouldn’t be neglected. Chimneys that have a chimney shoulder create ledges that keep rainwater from draining efficiently from the brick or stone. If you believe that you have problems with your chimney shoulder that are causing problems to your home and live in the Raleigh area, please give us a call. We’ll be happy to help you.Get Help
A chimney shoulder refers to the sloped sides of a masonry chimney where a chimney changes from a full width at the base to a more narrow width at the top of the rooftop. The sloped chimney shoulder is difficult to flash successfully to the siding of the building which makes it a likely place for leaking to occur.
It is essential to get the problem fixed sooner rather than later because an issue with your chimney shoulder can lead to more costly problems later. Let us know if you have any questions.Get Help