Chimney Restoration

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Chimney restoration going back a few years

I was looking through some old photos and I found the attached newspaper story. It refers to a chimney restoration we did at a home in Guelph in the early 1980’s. The design was not ours – we restored […]

August 12th, 2012|Chimney Damage, Chimney Restoration|0 Comments

Another Restoration

This particular restoration also involved “stepped out – stepped back in corbelling” at the top. This type of termination does not have a concrete cap with 2″ drip edge, as required by the Ontario Building Code Water is able […]

July 23rd, 2012|Chimney Damage, Chimney Restoration|0 Comments

Chimney Restoration in Waterloo

April 30th, 2012|Chimney Damage, Chimney Restoration|1 Comment

Questionable choices

Chimneys deteriorate – typically above the roof, and usually because water is able to find its way into the chimney structure. Then they need to be (at least) partially re-built. This can be costly.
The attached photos show what I […]

April 16th, 2012|Chimney Damage, Chimney Restoration|0 Comments

First restoration of the season

The early onset of spring weather permitted us to get started with our chimney restoration work earlier than any other time that I can remember.

This particular chimney was built with stepped out – stepped back in corbelling at the […]

March 27th, 2012|Chimney Restoration|0 Comments

Chimney Restoration of the week

This chimney services both a wood-burning fireplace and a gas furnace and water heater. The damage, as shown in the photo) was caused by two things.

The gas flue is lined with clay tile, which is not water-tight. Moisture venting […]