Category Archives: Chimney
I just wanted to share a picture of a chimney that I found while doing a home inspection in Maple Grove Minnesota. Clearly you can see whats wrong but just to be sureRead more
- Two missing chimney caps on the flue liners
- The chimney crown is severely deteriorated
- The chimney crown is improperly installed by not overhanging the chimney brick for water runoff
- Not only do we have moss growing on the crown we also have a tree starting to grow. This is a first for me so I had.
If you follow my blog you will start to notice a trend, I like to talk about the extra expense from deferred maintenance. It’s a common perception that random components in a home will last forever with no maintenance required. In almost every case a small amount of money spent now save hundreds and even thousands later. That is the reality of home ownership. This week’s topic is about chimney maintenance, who knew I had to maintain my chimney and I’m not talking about cleaning it..Read more