We were having a leakage issue in our basement that was due to moisture in our chimney. The frigid Chicago weather has caused quite a havoc this winter. Lindemann was able to diagnose the problem and ... - Steve M. (Chicago, IL)
My experience with Lindemann was excellent. They came out and did what no one else could. Mine was a smoke issue. After having a fire the entire house would smell of smoke. I could have hung pork bell... - Frank F. (Mount Prospect, IL)
These guys are great! We had our chimney inspected/cleaned by Jim who was extremely knowledgeable and super nice! Definitely recommend these guys! And free wood with the chimney cleaning! Super! ... - Steve S. (Chicago, IL)
Frigid backdrafts, animal nest blockages and cracks in the chimney flue, can all be damaging tolls that winter puts on your home’s chimney system. While the symptoms may be hard to notice at first, but if left unaddressed they can lead to costly, time-consuming repairs. By completing just a few simple tasks, you can protect your chimney from Old Man Winter.
The Dangers of Cold and Snow to Your Chimney
There are a number of ways extreme cold and excessive snow can damage your home’s chimney:
Ways to Protect the Chimney
Partnering with a professional knowledgeable in the industry can be a great way for you to take smart steps this year to better protect your home from the brutal grips of winter. They can assist in many tasks from completing a chimney cleaning and inspection to installing a quality chimney cap. A certified technician can also address any brickwork concerns completing tuckpointing and waterproofing as necessary. If you are looking to better safeguard your chimney from the dangerous effects of winter, contact the expert team at Lindemann Chimney Service. We can help with all of your service and repair needs.