4 results for tag: chimney repairs

How to check your roof for storm damage

  A recent storm and very high winds has recently battered large parts of the UK and is likely to lead to an increase in insurance claims from home-owners. Insurance companies are saying that they should be able to deal with all the calls fairly easily as they are used to "bad weather events".  In the event of any storm damage you should contact your insurer as soon as possible. Most insurance companies have a 24 hour emergency helpline. It is very important that any storm damage to your roof or house be inspected as soon as possible and fix any damage before any further problems or possible injuries occur. You should check around your house ...

Things To Consider When Deciding If You Need A New Roof

How often do you actually look at your roof? Most of you you run in and out of the house off to work and back again, taking and bringing home the kids, and glance up at your roof when the weather looks dodgy or have seen some sort of rare bird on your chimney! Taking the time to inspect your roof and keep it in good working order is one of the most important jobs for the home owner. Making your roof watertight by fixing leaks before they happen will keep your roof in good condition and keep the inside of your home, and you dry! (more…)

Chimney Stack Repair or Rebuild?

Does my chimney stack need repairing or rebuilding? Even if the brickwork on your house is in good condition you should inspect your chimney stack for signs of wear. The mortar pointing in-between the brickwork on your chimney stack can begin to crumble and crack over time because of the constant weather exposure. Rain, wind, snow, frost and even the sun all play a part in the health of your chimney! Worn mortar joints open areas between the bricks and allow moisture to get into the chimney, this leads to the possibility of chimney collapse and expensive chimney repairs. Repointing a chimney is a common repair for the homeowner and isn’t usually ...

The importance of Chimney Repairs

  The fireplace is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and heart-warming part of any home. However, you need to ensure that you pay proper attention to your Chimney Repairs in order to ensure the safety of your family. Without maintenance and proper cleaning, your chimney or fireplace can prove to be a serious fire hazard. Precisely, this is where professional chimney repair services step in. You should make certain the chimney sweep professionals visit your home regularly to inspect and sweep to correct any potential problems with your chimneys. (more…)