Chimneys are built to last for long, but there is a lot that can go wrong during their lifetime, particularly if maintenance is neglected. You may not even have thought about the chimney in your home or commercial property since its installation, making it appropriate to consider hiring Vancouver, BC chimney repair and maintenance services, such as Consumers Choice Roofing and Drainage.
Cracks on the inside and outside walls are some of the defects that develop over a long time of use or, in some circumstances, due to poor maintenance. After exposure to the elements, the mortar joints in the middle of stone and brick construction may begin to flake and leave cracks behind, thereby compromising the integrity of the chimney. So, what causes these cracks?