The Hearth of your Home
Many homeowners are lucky enough to have a fireplace in their home. The relaxing, warm environment created by a fire adds the perfect touch to chatting with loved ones, watching a movie snuggled in a big comfy blanket or simply enjoying the subtle crackling and flickering of the dancing flames. But all of these lovely scenarios can quickly be shattered if they're interrupted by the dreaded sound of a leak...
As picturesque and inviting as a fireplace is, if your chimney begins to deteriorate, you could be looking at quite the headache. Chimney leaks can be difficult to pinpoint and depending on where the leak is coming from, can be difficult to repair, requiring the expertise of a Mason. To avoid costly emergency repairs it is pertinent to have your chimney, it's cap and the flashing around it inspected and maintained yearly. This can be done at the same time as your annual roofing inspection, or at the time of your annual chimney sweep. By regularly maintaining your chimney and having general repairs and maintenance done, you are ensuring your chimney and roofs capabilities of "weathering the storm."
If you notice discoloration on the ceiling around the fireplace, or a dripping leak appears during a storm, it's time to act fast! Call a professional roofing company like C & J Roofing Co., Inc. to address the issue as soon as you see trouble, this can help avoid exacerbation of the leak, saving you from costly emergency repairs and interior damage. Simply give our office a call at (650) 583-5998 or request a quote above and one of our roofing experts will provide you with an estimate to get your chimney and roof water-tight before storm season arrives!