Chimney Crowns Suffolk County Long Island NY
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One of the often forgotten yet extremely important pieces of a chimney system is the chimney crown on Long Island. Although simply designed, they are one of the most significant parts that keeps water, debris, and animals from entering they chimney and fireplace.
The chimney crown is a large cement slab that covers the top opening of the chimney. The most important purpose of a chimney crown is to protect the chimney structure from deterioration due to weather.
Chimney crown damage can often be difficult to spot. Give us a call today and let us come have a look.
Some of our other services we offer are Roof Repair, Rubber Roofing, Gaco roofing and more!
Chimney crown is placed on top of your chimney, they are usually made from concrete. These helps protect the top of your chimney and the flue. Since this is placed at the top of your chimney it will take the most brunt of the weather elements. Which is why we always suggest having an expert install this type of stuff. Some benefits of a chimney crown are as follows:
- Prevent Water from Getting in
Water and moisture can cause a ton of damage to your chimney Once water gets into your chimney you can expect it to cause a ton of damage.
- Stop Drafts
If you have ever owned a chimney or visited someone that does, you may remember that sometimes a draft can come through it. However, with a chase cover it can help prevent those drafts.
These can help keep embers and sparks from reaching your roof and causing it damage.
Wildlife getting into chimneys is something everyone has heard of, even if they never owned one before. A chase cover will help prevent that.
Now let us take a look at the signs that you need to replace your chase cover.
If you notice rust around your chase cover then its time to replace it.
- Spalled Bricks
While spalled bricks can be a sign of several other issues, one common one is a bad chase cover. We suggest having an expert come out and find the problem for you.
- Water Pools
For this you will have to get on top and look at your chase cover. When you do if you notice water pooling up on top of the chase cover then this means it may not have been installed correctly. If caught in time, then you can have it repaired. If not, then it will have to be replaced.
Chimney Crowns and Chimney Caps offer some of the same protection and services. If you would like to know the details of their difference, then check out our page here! However, if you would like more information or for us to install or repair a chimney crown then feel free to give us a call or fill out the form below!
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