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Why Waterproofing With ChimneySaver Works

Finding out your masonry chimney is experiencing water damage can be frustrating news to hear. Once cracks, holes, clogs, and more have started to occur, your entire structure will break down in a hurry, forcing you to shell out hundreds in repair work and replacement parts. Fortunately, there are ways to stop harmful moisture dead in its tracks, and the team at A-1 Chimney Specialist is ready to help you out!Waterproofing With ChimneySaver - Tullahoma TN - A-1 Chimney Specialist

Why Waterproofing Is Necessary

Water serves as one of the biggest threats to your chimney’s overall structure, and it can do all kinds of damage in a relatively short amount of time. Waterproofing provides a way to seal out excess water, ensuring it doesn’t seep into your brickwork and trigger various types of deterioration and wear and tear.

Along with this, you’ll face the freeze/thaw process, which occurs during the colder months that will soon be here. Once we get below freezing, any preabsorbed water will freeze and expand. This forces your brickwork to expand right along with it! Obviously this isn’t a good situation, but unfortunately things get worse. When temps go back up, your brickwork then settles, putting a lot of extra pressure on your structure as a whole.

As you can imagine, this whole process doesn’t do your chimney any favors, and it’s vital to do everything possible to prevent its occurrence. Waterproofing will block off any water from entering, so you can go into your burning season feeling as stress-free as possible!

Why Our Products Are Better

So, what makes our products better than other paints and sealers? Well, any brand will highlight it’s ability to keep water out, and many do a fine job of doing just that. But what about the already absorbed moisture that is still stuck inside your brickwork and mortar? That’s where ChimneySaver goes above and beyond. It’s completely vapor-permeable, so any moisture that’s already trapped inside your system won’t get stuck and continue to cause problems.

The masonry’s porous nature also allows necessary fumes and vapors to escape from your fireplace, and some products block its ability to do this. This is a necessary step for keeping your home safer and for ensuring everything runs as efficiently as its supposed to throughout the burning season. If these gases are blocked off, you’ll face some real trouble!

This is one area where you’ll want to invest in the best team from the very start, and you won’t find any crew better than the CSIA certified sweeps at A-1 Chimney Specialist. We care about every homeowner we serve, and we’ll do everything possible to ensure you remain completely satisfied.

What Else Can We Help With?

Once your system is waterproofed and protected, be sure to ask about scheduling your inspections, sweepings, and repairs through us, as well. Your system will be runner better and safer than ever, and you’ll gain the peace of mind you deserve. Why wait? Count on us for it all!

Spring Is The Perfect Time For Chimney Repairs

Has your chimney sustained some wear and tear over these last winter months? Between the holidays and lots of freezing cold evenings, we’re sure you put it to a lot of use! Now that temperatures are rising, most homeowners find themselves building fires less and less, and soon, your chimney likely won’t see any more action until fall comes back around.Spring is the Time for Chimney Repairs - Tullahoma TN - A-1 Chimney Specialist

Many put little thought into ending their burning season. They simply stop using their fireplace, then wait until fall to schedule their annual maintenance. We know this because, once cold weather starts to come back, we get plenty of phone calls and other inquiries! We love that so many homeowners in the area invest in maintenance before their burning season begins again, but why wait until fall?

If you’re done with your fireplace for the season, call us now to schedule your inspection so you can get it done early. There are countless benefits to scheduling your maintenance in the springtime, so why waste any more time? Count on the CSIA-certified crew at A-1 Chimney Specialist today!

Working In Warmer Weather

Warmer weather is ideal for patching up cracks, holes, and crumbling masonry. The materials we use for this type of work need time to properly cure in a certain temperature range that allows this to occur with no other hiccups. Your repair jobs are guaranteed to look better and last longer, should you have our techs come out to your house this spring.

Along with this, warmer weather is perfect for certain services, such as waterproofing. If you know anything about water and your masonry, then you know the two don’t make a good pair! When water gets absorbed into your brickwork, it causes rust, clogs, decay, and a variety of other problems. Those issues, combined with the freeze-thaw process, can really take a toll on your entire system.

Avoid water damage and other deterioration by investing in waterproofing from the very start. Our team of experts can get the job done right, using products that both protect your masonry and allow it the opportunity to breathe and vent out vapors. Give us a call today, so we can help you out!

Making Your Life Easier

On top of it all, scheduling now makes life less stressful down the line. Fall can be a busy time of year for both our chimney company and the community members we serve, making scheduling a bit of a struggle at times. We want to visit your home as soon as possible in the event that you need immediate repairs, but when slots fill up fast, this can be a challenge.

Let’s say we fit you in easily for your annual inspection, then notice repairs are needed before your burning season can begin. You’re forced to go through the scheduling process once again, and if we aren’t able to meet with you right away, you won’t be using your fireplace for quite some time!

Don’t put it off. Once fall comes around, you’ll be happy this maintenance is off your to-do list! Call us in now!

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