Restore your chimney with tuckpointing

Is your chimney starting to show its age? One of the most common signs of chimney wear and tear is the crumbling away of the mortar joints between the bricks. This crumbling is a sign of water damage, and if left unchecked, it can allow water to seep into your chimney...

Faceoff: Tuckpointing or Teardown

Masonry chimneys are quite possibly one of the most overlooked parts of our homes. Small issues are often left untreated (because people have a thousand other things to worry about). This is where keeping up with your annual chimney inspections can save you big! Let...

Why Waterproof My Chimney?

If you perform no other chimney maintenance, we recommend waterproofing your chimney. This is true even if you have a chimney or fireplace that you never use, as damage to your chimney can quickly turn into damage to your whole home—showing up as streaks, mold, and...

What Is Tuckpointing?

Tuckpointing is the use of mortar to provide planned contrast between mortar and bricks. It involves the thorough application of mortar with an intentionally different color than the bricks it holds together. It is the labor-intensive meticulous detail that produces...