If your chimney is damaged, it could be dangerous to use your fireplace. Problems with the chimney could lead to everything from carbon monoxide entering the home to a potential house fire. There are a variety of issues that can indicate your chimney is damaged. Some of these include:
- Visible cracks in the exterior masonry
- Missing or eroding mortar in the joints
- Water entering the chimney
- Rust in the firebox or on the damper
- A build-up of soot
An annual inspection is very important to prevent any kind of chance to a chimney fire.
Contact Genesis Home Services to schedule an appointment with our professional technicians.