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)
Unwanted water inside the home is never a good thing. Even small leaks can lead to big problems. A common place homeowners experience an excess amount of water is within the chimney flue. Moisture within the chimney not only creates smoky, weak fires but can also be the cause of larger, more damaging conditions inside the home.
A damp chimney can lead to a number of problems including:
While dampness within the chimney may not seem like a huge concern, but left unaddressed can lead to extensive repairs that not only prevent you from using your fireplace but can also be costly to repair. It is important to address any issues leading to excess moisture inside the chimney as soon as possible.
Here are some ways to avoid dampness within your chimney:
At Lindemann Chimney Service, we offer many services to address damp chimney problems. From the top of the chimney crown to the bottom of the chimney flue, our team of technicians work to identify the source of the problem and offer the appropriate solution based on your unique needs. We carry a large stock of quality chimney caps and have experience in both tuckpointing and waterproofing services. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.