Did the previous homeowner hire some craftsmen to rebuild the chimney, only for them to cut corners? And are now stuck with water leaking into your house around the chimney? While you may be considering repairs, you cannot seem to get a free or affordable estimate on chimney repairs. Or a company that will provide you with detailed inspections – lots of pictures and explanations about the damaged areas. A masonry services company that can deliver quality work with little to no supervision from the homeowner. Well, do not up and move just yet. The solution? Edmonton Masonry!!
Who We Are
We are a family-oriented company that takes to heart the fact that were working on your home – your refugee from the world. Ours is not only to solve a problem but also to restore a structure to its original glory. We strive to create your vision while exceeding your expectations every time. And being integrity above experience kinda company, we are honest and own up to any mistakes made. Our goal is to create trust by providing installations and repairs with long service and load-bearing life. Safety comes first in all we do – as we marry the art and science of masonry systems and technology to provide you with distinctive structures that fit your budget and style. In our heart lies our double guarantee, quick response even to emergency needs, and careful execution process – in that no additional damages accrue from our installation or repair services.
Chimney installation, repair, and cleaning services
We install, repair, and restore your chimney …
A good chimney ought to carry exhaust and smoke upwards and out of the room; while providing the draft that feeds oxygen to your bonfire to keep it burning. It should be safe to operate and adequate for your fireplace too. With that in mind, xxxx is committed to cleaning, repairing, or installing a customized chimney in your home.
Keeping your chimney clean is vital in the prevention of house fires and other hazards. If you just moved, here are … Signs your chimney needs cleaning
Burned woods odors originating from your fireplace when not in use
Poorly burning fires
Animal nests inside the chimney
A black damper or oily spots on the walls
How often to clean your chimney The frequency with which to clean your chimney depends on:
Type of fires built
Type of fuel used
Its advisable to clean the chimney at least once a year – preferably before the fall. Dangers of an unclean chimney
Fire hazard due to accumulation of creosote
Toxic build-up forming around the built-up creosote
Carbon monoxide due to reduced airflow into the fireplace
Its advisable to hire chimney sweeps. Certified professionals who can thoroughly clean the chimney in a fraction of time. XXXX certainly can. Our professional cleaning services that include:
Chimney safety inspections
Dryer vent cleaning
Bird and animal removal
Chimney caps installation
Full-service chimney cleaning
Never take your chimney for granted. If it shows the following signs, tend to it first. Signs your chimney needs a repair
Deteriorating mortar joints
Slices of the masonry units collecting in the fireplace (shaling)
Presence of bits of masonry units at the bottom of the chimney (spalling)
Damaged wallpapers near your chimney
Damaged chimney crown
How often to do a reparative maintenance Experts recommend a thorough chimney inspection at least once a year, accompanied by any reparative maintenance and repairs that are deemed necessary.
Hazards resulting from damaged/unrepaired chimney A chimney serves to drive excessive heat upwards and outside of your house. Therefore, any unsealed cracks can leak fire into the adjacent walls – leading to structural damage or worse, house fire.
Also, a defective chimney can fail to draw gases and smoke away from the house – leading to an accumulation of toxic gases that, once inhaled, can cause illness or death in large amounts.
It`s advisable to hire certified professionals who can thoroughly inspect whether your chimney has an incorrect building technique, missing mortar, and/or cracked tiles – and provide the necessary repairs. At XXXX, our repair services include:
Crown and chimney repair
Upgrades or new installations
Chimney relining and addition of new liners
Plus, other reparative maintenance to keep your chimney in good working condition.
When installing a wood-burning appliance, you should build or install a prefabricated chimney to vent out smoke and gases. And when installing a new chimney (be it a factory-built or masonry chimney), the flue size should be as recommended by an Engineer or the manufacture – for prefabricated types. Factors to consider when installing a new chimney
Location – should be placed far from outside walls to minimize its exposure to weather elements.
Insulation – should be lined with high-grade materials to minimize fire and associated hazards.
Safety codes – should meet the building safety codes from design to lining.
Maintenance – should be subjected to an annual inspection and regular reparative maintenances
And for an expert chimney installer, XXXX got your back. We strive to deliver a durable and elegant chimney that fits your specifications and your house design. Proof We have a vast portfolio comprising of prominent works as can be seen on our gallery. The reason our clients term our services as a 110% value of their buck. Contact us for a free estimate.