Chimney Repairs on Flat roofs - Flashing, cracks in the brickwork and the crown can cause a leaky flat roof

Chimney Repairs on Flat Roofs

Chimney Articles about:

  1. How to seal a Chimney Leak
  2. Repair and Maintenance of a Chimney
  3. Chimney Grout and Repointing
  4. Chimney Leaks – how to find and fix them
  5. Flashing on a chimney causing a leak

Fixing or Repairing Chimneys

Over the years chimneys need maintenance. The cement grout starts deteriorating and causes leaks. Many times the crown (slab on the very top part of the chimney) will crack and get brittle causing water to leak in. These are the major components of a chimney that should be checked.

How to repair / seal a leaky chimney-maintenance checklist-Brooklyn NY

How to repair/seal a leaky chimney-maintenance checklist-Brooklyn NY

by Naas Ferreira | Jul 20, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

The first thing to deteriorate is the crown It is good to have someone check the chimney every 5 years for defects. Use the following checklist for a chimney repair and inspection Flu pipes – Those square or rectangular clay pipes that go down the middle of the…

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How to seal a chimney leak permanently?- Watch video

How to seal a chimney leak permanently?- Watch the video

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 18, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Don’t mess up a chimney with any kind of sealant. A proper chimney seal is crucial for any flat roof. Mortar cracks, chimney flashing and crown deterioration on a chimney will contribute to leaks on a flat roof. All chimneys need maintenance over time. The mortar…

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Chimney Leaks -Finding and repairing chimney leaks – video

Chimney Leaks -Finding and repairing chimney leaks – video

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 10, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Chimneys: Locating Leaks and Maintenance Needs -watch Videos Watch this video to see how we wrap it with a membrane to preserve it. https://youtu.be/8wzhhKfC-sE Chimneys have three sections: Crown Body Flashing If you need a checklist of what you will need to repair…

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Chimney Repair and Maintenance – list of what to look for – Video

Chimney Repair and Maintenance – list of what to look for – Video

by Naas Ferreira | Jul 20, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Chimney Repair Watch the video for tips on what to look for to repair a chimney. Most chimneys do need some maintenance over the years. The flashing comes loose, or the grouting starts breaking out. Most roof leaks are due to a lack of chimney maintenance. There are…

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Chimney Grouting or Re – Pointing

Chimney Grouting or Re-Pointing

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 17, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Chimney Re Pointing or Regrouting Chimney Grouting or Chimney Repointing. This is the most neglected part of chimney repairs. Most people will just try to caulk cracks or use some sealant. Removing old grout or cement from between the stone or bricks is not easy and…

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Chimneys Repairs and Repointing

Chimneys Repairs and Repointing

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 5, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Chimney Repairs Chimney repairs are inevitable over the years. The chimney crown or the cement grout or the flashing will need to be redone. The North where ice conditions are is where most repairs on chimneys are needed. Chimney Repair and Re-pointing Repointing a…

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Roof Repair flashing biggest causes of Roof leaks. Watch Video

Roof Repair flashing the biggest causes of Roof leaks. Watch Video

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 29, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Incorrect Flashing causes the most Roof Repairs Roof repair and flashing are synonymous in the roofing industry. Flashing is the most important component of a flat roof. There is almost no commercial or residential roof that does not have flashing. What is flashing?…

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Chimney’s – a big cause of roof leaks -videos

Chimney’s – a big cause of roof leaks -videos

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 11, 2017 | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Chimneys have their functions but cause leaks on flat roofs Chimneys are constructed from the following materials: Oven baked bricks. (red clay bricks) Cinder block Fieldstone Wood framed chimneys with siding. Metal flue pipe chimneys. Clay pipe flue Stucco covered…

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Chimney and Flat Roof Leaks – Brownstoners of Brooklyn and NY – Video

Chimney and Flat Roof Leaks – Brownstoners of Brooklyn and NY – Video

by Naas Ferreira | Jun 2, 2017, | Chimney Repairs | 0 Comments

Chimney and Flat Roof Leaks  Most chimneys and parapet walls are covered with tar, as a repair, to prevent leaks. However, the tar dries, hardens, and cracks creating fine fissures that expand over time. Water will penetrate these cracks and seep under the roofs…

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