The last days of summer are upon us, and cooler temperatures are its way to Nashville. Many homeowners are preparing and making sure their heating systems are ready for winter. For those with masonry chimneys, this means taking care of repairs of damaged bricks and mortar joints along with getting their chimney professionally swept and inspected. It is very important to get your masonry repairs addressed now.
For over 30 years, Ashbusters has been providing superior professional chimney maintenance, repair, and installation services. You can trust our experienced and trained technicians to restore the integrity of your chimney. We would like to tell you more about the importance of taking care of your masonry repairs now along with what to expect from our services.
Why is it so important to have my damaged chimney masonry repaired before winter?
Warm weather is the best time to take care of masonry repairs, as this allows your mortar to properly cure. Repairs also need to be addressed immediately to restore the integrity of your chimney. When masonry repairs are neglected, damaged bricks and mortar joints further deteriorate. According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), the freeze/thaw cycles during the winter accelerate the deterioration process.
Moisture absorbed into the masonry materials freeze inside of it whenever the temperature drops below freezing. This cause your masonry to expand. When the weather warms come back, water thaws to reveal cracks and gaps in your masonry. It is critical to take care of your masonry repairs now!
What can I expect from a masonry repair service appointment from Ashbusters?
All of our chimney professionals are certified by the CSIA, you can expect excellent customer service. Our trained chimney masons use techniques like tuckpointing, which requires specialized tools to remove the damaged mortar joints and replace new mortar that are closely matched to the existing masonry materials.
Don’t hesitate to call Ashbusters right now for help with your chimney. Contact us at 615-833-0349 today to schedule an appointment now!