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We Provide Excellent Chimney Masonry Repairs

As we head into the summer season, you want to be sure that your masonry chimney is in good condition. Damaged or missing bricks and mortar joints in your chimney structure increases the risk of water leaking into your chimney. The longer that this damage is left unrepaired, the higher Read More »

We Fix Leaky Chimneys

The arrival of spring is a great time to take a good look at the exterior of your masonry chimney. If you witness any spalling damage or missing bricks and mortar joints, your chimney is at risk for further water damage. For over 40 years, Chim Cheree, The Chimney Specialists Read More »

How Cold Weather Can Damage Your Chimney

Every time we have a big snow storm here in Upstate South Carolina, more potholes show up in the roads. This is called spalling damage. The same thing happens to your masonry chimney, whenever the temperature drops below freezing. Cold weather can really be hard on masonry materials. This is Read More »

3 Ways Water Ruins Your Chimney

Fire and water don’t mix particularly well — and your fireplace/chimney system and water aren’t the best friends, either. While there are a lot of things that can cause trouble in your chimney — from excess creosote in a flue that’s overdue for sweeping to blockages from nesting animals that Read More »

All About Mold

Most of us have heard the warnings enough to be fittingly concerned about the presence of mold in our homes. Breathing in indoor mold — especially black or so-called “toxic” mold — has been shown to contribute to various respiratory tract symptoms and other health issues. And its presence is Read More »

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Waterproofing A Masonry Chimney

Among the myths that abound regarding chimneys is the notion that a masonry structure is waterproof. While it is true that bricks and mortar are sturdy and durable when properly put together, they are also susceptible to damage from water penetration. Bricks and mortar readily absorb water, but release it Read More »