A good chimney is the sign of a good home. When looking for signs that a chimney might need to be repaired, there are a few things to check. It is best to catch any damage early in the game, or your chimney may need extensive work later on.
Check the Roof Up Close
First, check the mortar joints. It’s best to get a roofer to do this for you; it can be difficult to tell from the ground, and dangerous to look any closer yourself. If the mortar joints are beginning to deteriorate, that is a sure sign that repairs are needed.
Another sign to check is the chimney liner. Whether it’s tile or stainless steel or anything else, a good roofer will know how to inspect it for any damage. Read more from this blog: