Westport Chimney repair – Moss removed from bricks

Moss and mildew covered chimney in Westport. Besides being unsightly, the presence of moss or vegetation is an indicator of chimney taking on too much water. Vegetation can grow in the porous surfaces of brick and mortar and loosen the masonry structure, allowing even more water to enter the interior structure or home. Vegetation also […]

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Westport Chimney Paint Damage

Paint Causes Chimney Damage Moisture is a brick’s enemy. If a brick retains too much moisture, especially in freezing cold temperatures, the expansion/contraction causes the brick to break apart or spall. Generally, this means the faces or slivers and corners will pop off. In some cases, they will split and crack altogether. This can happen […]

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