Cap & Crown Repair
The crown of your chimney is the cap that sits atop your chimney, covering over the void to help limit the elements finding their way down your chimney and into your home. Over time, the constant battering from the weather can beat down your chimney cap, causing it to age and fall into a state of disrepair. Such an important part of your chimney system obviously needs to be taken care of as soon as damage is noticed, if your crown needs repairing then make sure that the team knocking on your door to fix it is a respected, seasoned professionals prepared to take on the job. Cardinal Chimney Sweep isn't just known for their incredible skill at cleaning and repairing chimneys, but our customers are always impressed with the professional manner we hold ourselves in.
Signs of Disrepair
Have you been noticing a dripping noise coming from the chimney? No, that's not Santa with a runny nose, it's likely caused by a crack or split in the crown of your chimney, letting water seep through and into your home. The other telltale sign can be when a mold-like odor comes from your chimney during months when your air conditioning is in use. Sometimes the damage can be visible from the outside of your home, if you've had a branch fall on top of your roof there may be damage to your chimney that you can spot.
When your chimney needs repairing, you want to make sure that the same problem isn't going to happen again. Your chimney and the crown on top of it should last for decades, so if you're not getting that kind of lifespan then it was likely built with subpar products. We only use materials and products that are of the highest quality, we want to be sure that your chimney holds up for as many decades as possible, so that's why and cement, flashing and bonding agents are all the best quality possible.
If there's something tipping you off that there may be something wrong with your chimney's crown and it needs repairs, our contractors will start with a thorough inspection to ascertain what the problem is. They check over your chimney from top to tail to see what is causing the issue and if there are any other small issues that may need repairing at the same time before work begins. Once all the issues have been discovered they can begin work to repair the chimney and restore it back to its watertight condition.
When you have workers up on your roof, you want to be sure they know what they are doing up there not just for their own safety but for the safety of you and your family below. There are strict safety requirements every time a professional climbs up on your roof, and you can be sure that our team takes every precaution to remain safe while on top of your home.