- Why Lindemann?
- Chicagoland Area
- Milwaukee / SE Wisconsin Area
A leaky chimney is a common complaint we hear at Lindemann Chimney Service. When we inspect a home plagued with chimney leaks, our first area of suspicion is the chimney crown. The chimney crown is often the main source of water penetration through the chimney. Typically constructed of cement, the c...read more
When a chimney’s repair needs go beyond simple tuckpointing, a chimney rebuild may be the best next step. If a chimney is neglected over the years, the system becomes compromised. These structural problems can make the fireplace unsafe to use. They can also create water and moisture problems insid...read more
One of the most common problems that affect the exterior of a chimney is damage caused by freezing precipitation. Many older homes will experience some level of water damage during the life of the chimney. Unfortunately some newer homes can also experience these symptoms due to insufficient maintena...read more
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 damagin...read more