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Types Of Masonry Repairs

If you have a masonry chimney, you’ve likely received countless compliments on it. The look is desired by many homeowners, but it’s no secret that it can be difficult to maintain. That’s why A-1 Chimney Specialist is here to help you out! We offer a wide variety of chimney repairs, all of which fix up damage caused by deterioration, water exposure, and more.

If you have noticed any cracking, crumbling, or other types of decay throughout your system, call us in now so we can get repairs done fast! Learn more below.

Crown Repair & Installation

Chimney crowns play a huge role in directing water away from your brickwork. But they only work when they are correctly designed and placed, and any type of damage will decrease efficiency significantly. If your crown has seen a lot of wear and tear, then it may be time for you call us in to take a look at it.

Whether your crown needs fixing up or needs to be replaced entirely, we can offer our services and expertise. Our products are strong, durable, and long-lasting, so you can rest easy knowing your chimney crown will stand the test of time.

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Another common issue is crumbling mortar. This issue is solved through tuckpointing, which typically turns out to be a very detail-oriented job. It involves removing the damaged mortar and replacing it with new products. Getting the new stuff to match the old isn’t always an easy process, but it’s never a problem for our CSIA trained and certified staff.

Flashing Repair & Installation

In the spot where your roof and chimney meet, water damage often occurs. This is due to the different materials expanding and contracting at different rates. Fortunately, flashing can be put in to protect this area, while still giving the materials the flexibility they need.

Whether you need your current flashing repaired or new flashing installed, we can help you out! We accommodate and adjust our techniques as needed so that the finished product works perfectly with your specific set-up. We handle this problem a lot, so you can trust us when we say we’ve got you covered!


When your repairs are completed and your chimney looks like new again, it’s time to take the next step by implementing an extra layer of protection. Waterproofing is a surefire way to prevent moisture from re-entering and wreaking havoc on your entire system. The best part about waterproofing is that it offers a breathable shield, so your fireplace can still run as efficiently as possible.

Ask us about our waterproofing services today!

Scheduling your next appointment is as easy as picking up the phone and dialing our number. Please reach out to us today!