KING CHIMNEY REPAIR
Damages King Chimney Repair Can Help With
Chimneys are exposed to a lot of types of damages that can occur during the burning seasons and can produce the inefficient performance of the chimney. Chimneys can deteriorate due to many factors such as moisture, latent defects, wear and tear, and sudden event. These are the most common defects found in chimneys.
Latent defects: unfortunately latent defect is something that happens when the chimney is built, it’s very common that masonry chimneys were improperly constructed.
Wear and tear: chimneys are exposed to a lot of nasty conditions such as heat corrosive flue gases, maybe animals climbing, and out wear and tear that typically happens over a period of time.
Moisture damage: chimneys deteriorate due to moisture, moisture is a huge enemy of masonry structures. Bricks absorb water and eventually causes the break of masonry, it also happens with metal chimneys, when the metal comes in contact with water it starts getting corrosion.
Sudden events: what we call sudden events or sudden occurrence is a high heat oftentimes in a wood-burning appliance characterized by a chimney fire situation