Chimney crown repair
Chimney crown is known as the ultimate shield of masonry construction as it helps in inhibiting the need for chimney rebuilding and repairing of a fireplace. We at Top Notch-1 Construction repair chimney crowns as well because the crown is the uppermost part of the masonry chimney and helps in fighting against water damage. The chimney cap and chimney crown are two different components; the latter is a layer of concrete that stays on the top, which keeps the water away from the masonry chimney structure. But over the years, it may get damaged as well. When the crown is cracked or if it is not constructed properly, the water will seep inside the chimney. Depending on the damage, we can rebuild and repair the chimney crown.
Damaging of mortar joints is one of the common problems related to a masonry chimney. But we have its solution also, the best action to be taken in such a case is tuck pointing. Without attention, deteriorated mortar joints can result in structural collapse, which is a threat to your home. Our team at Top Notch-1 Construction possesses the skill, experience, and knowledge to perform tuck pointing.In order to protect the masonry chimney, tuck pointing is one of the necessary repairs that you may need. When you hire us to tuck point the damaged joints, you can remain assured of the integrity of the masonry structure. All the problems related to leaks and water damaged will be solved as it is a very cost-effective service that we offer at Top Notch-1 Construction.
Firebox Repair Services:
Our team of technicians is widely known for repairing fireboxes in New Jersey. The interior portion of the fireplace where the wood is burnt is known as the firebox. The mortar and firebricks that are used in order to construct the firebox are strong enough to withstand the high temperatures of this space. But with the passage of time, fireboxes become vulnerable to deterioration. It is always good to inspect the fireboxes on time and go for repair if you find any cracks or damaged mortar or bricks. Our masonry repair professionals are highly skilled in repairing and rebuilding damaged fireboxes. Whenever you observe cracked bricks or damaged mortar inside the firebox, contact us, and we will send qualified workmen to fix the issue.
When it comes to brick replacement, we like to begin with identifying the root cause behind the damage so that can you can get the necessary services. Brick chimneys and side walls are susceptible to water penetration, and after a period of time, it may require brick replacement in order to avoid huge losses later. In masonry chimneys, brick discoloration is one of the major issues that our customers deal with.With time, due to age, mold, water penetration, and dirt discoloration of bricks are normal. But it may not look good with the overall structure of the home. Often traditional cleaning methods such as pressure washing don’t give a satisfactory result. Along with the discoloration of the bricks, there could be several reasons for brick replacement. But you can trust our technicians as they will do their best to solve the issue.
Masonry Chimney Rebuilding:
If there are extensive cracks and splits between the bricks and mortar joints, the repair procedure may need extra care and attention. But when the damage is unrepairable, we recommend our customers rebuild the masonry chimney. You can rely on our technicians as they have helped many customers in the past when it comes to masonry chimney restoration. Our workmen will see first whether a partial rebuild is required or a complete rebuild is necessary. On the basis of damage, we proceed with the rebuilding work. Firstly, all the damaged and loose bricks are removed until there is a strong masonry structure. After this, all the affected areas of the masonry chimney are rebuilt by placing new bricks and mortar.
Chimney Flashing Repairs:
You might have observed water stains on the walls and ceiling around the masonry chimney. The joints of the chimney and the roof may get vulnerable due to rain and water seepage. But with our chimney flashing repair services, you can easily get rid of this problem. Chimney flashing is used to construct a boundary that is resistant to the exposed moisture. The chimney flashing is required to work effectively in order to prevent water seepage into the home. When portions of chimney flashing have been damaged, our skilled workmen will repair the flashing by sealing it. Chimney flashing repair will prevent future deterioration in your home as a waterproof barrier will be constructed.
Why Do You Need Masonry Repair Services?
Masonry chimneys are constructed of brick and mortar. They are constructed to last for a long time and to provide an impressive architecture for the building. Only with proper attention and inspection, masonry chimney can last for several years. Due to this, it is significant for you to maintain and restore the external and internal parts of the masonry chimney. We recommend timely masonry chimney repair because it is an integral part of chimney maintenance. Not only it enhances the beauty of your home, but it also ensures that all the other components of the chimney are working efficiently. But you might wonder what the right time is to get masonry chimney repair services for your home?Therefore we have listed some tips that will help you in deciding when to schedule masonry repair services.