Chimney Cap Repairs For Mastic Beach

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CHIMNEY CAP REPAIRS FOR MASTIC BEACH

What Is The Importance Of Chimney Cap Repairs?

Chimney caps secure the spot atop the chimney from leaking water where the roof meets the chimney. Your chimney cap is one of the most forgotten areas when it comes to the adequate prolongation of a structure. Chimney cap damage is rarely seen from the ground – or even noticed – until something goes awry with it. When roof or chimney cap repair becomes harmful, it loses it imperviousness and resistance to water and begins a host of other damage. Chimney cap repairs are generally made with cement or thin copper, galvanized steel or aluminum sheets that are usually mounted beneath the roof’s shingles. If water gets below the chimney cap, there is nothing left to stop it from aggressive into your residence’s structure’s walls and ceilings.

A chimney cap’s purpose is to impede rain water and melting snow from infiltrating your residence. When installed properly, proper chimney cap repairs will serve you for many years. Expressway provides chimney cap inspections, preventative maintenance and chimney inspections to cushion the chimney as well as your roof and attic from the inevitable deterioration caused by excessive water penetration.

Assessing For Chimney Cap Damage

Following a storm, walk around your structure and inspect for water stains and in your house and ceilings using a flashlight – if possible. If, when it starts to rain, you notice that there are areas in your residence that start to leak, call Expressway Roofing & Chimney immediately. Our highly-skilled chimney techs will find the source of the issue and fix it ASAP. On your structure’s roof, do you see mold, algae, mildew or fungus growth? If you notice mold, shrinking, blistering or curling shingles, call an highly-skilled chimney cap chimney company such as Expressway to inspect your home’s roof and recommend an appropriate course of action before it’s too late.

Fixing Your Own Chimney Cap

A variety of elements can harm the chimney cap and begin the need for either a chimney cap repair or a chimney cap installation. Problem producers definitely include powerful winds that can move the chimney cap material. Improperly installed chimney caps or poor-quality cement or caulking used in the sealing process. Old age – i.e. many cold winters and hot summers. A chimney cap that has deteriorated from the elements will eventually cause weakening to the roofing system, as your chimney cap repair helps forestall water leakage from occurring to your roof deck and shingle system. With so much to gain from having precisely installed or maintained chimney cap, it’s important to ensure that your chimney cap is kept in fine working order.

Some Signs your Chimney Needs A New Cap:

  • If your chimney cap is dislodge
  • When the chimney cap is rusted or rotted through
  • If your chimney cap is coming loose
  • Your chimney cap is covered with roofing tar
  • You’re installing new roof shingles – or having other roofing work done
  • the chimney is leaking water into your home.

Whether your Mastic Beach property has a fireplace that was built with masonry stone or brick – you’ll have to maintain the chimney cap so that it won’t leak.

Chimney Cap Harms

Many of the chimneys that our technicians repair are the same chimney caps that were installed when the chimney was originally built. The next part that our technicians would evaluate for is if the bricks that are above the chimney cap need to be repaired Missing mortar joints also need to be fixed and or re-tuckpointed so that the water can harmlessly pass the chimney cap.

Expressway’s team will visit the property and assess the integrity of the property’s chimney system, identify whether your chimney cap needs to be replaced. Chimney inspection is a small maintenance task, but it’s one that you can’t afford to overlook. Expressway regularly repairs chimney caps that can no longer do its job in defending a property from damaging water.

If there are undiscovered cracks or compromises in this masonry, the breakage can be faster and more pervasive. Mold growth – which is usually in dark, undrafted and damp areas are perfect for growing and harboring mold. Mold is known to be harmful to humans and pets – and – if water is infiltrating down into your property, the growth can be widespread and very expensive to reseal. We suggest you call Expressway to inspect your roof and chimney soon.

The Chimney Repair Pros

Reach out to Expressway’s team of chimney pros today to get started! There are many parts of a chimney system. Chimney caps often need to be customized exactly in order to work precisely. When Expressway’s highly-skilled chimney pros build new chimney cap, our chimney experts take the time to make sure the chimney cap repair chimney cap is a perfect fit – in terms of shape and size for your chimney and roof. Our chimney experts have the latest tools and training and take pride in doing every job properly the first time. However, we know that there are a lot of other chimney companies options to choose from. Why choose Expressway’s chimney experts? We could talk about quality and the ‘Expressway Advantage’. We let our work speak for itself. Feel free to check out our Google reviews – or even look at some of our previous work. We know that after you take a look, you will see just how much satisfaction our technicians take in each project. If it’s time for a chimney cap inspection or you know there’s trouble with your chimney cap, you can contact us at 631.772.6363.

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