Chimney Repair

Maintaining your chimney is not just a matter of aesthetics or functionality – it’s a matter of safety. Regular chimney maintenance is crucial to prevent potential hazards and ensure the longevity of your chimney.

We were hired to repair this existing furnace chimney 

Signs of a Damaged Chimney

Your chimney may seem like a sturdy and reliable structure, but it is not immune to wear and tear. Over time, various factors can lead to damage that can compromise the safety and functionality of your chimney. Recognizing the signs of a damaged chimney is crucial for ensuring prompt repairs and avoiding further complications. One of the most obvious signs of a damaged chimney is visible deterioration in the brickwork. Cracks, chips, or crumbling bricks can indicate structural issues that need to be addressed. Additionally, if you notice loose or missing mortar joints, this is another sign of damage that should not be ignored. Leaning chimneys are another red flag that your chimney is in need of repair. If you notice your chimney is no longer standing upright and appears to be leaning to one side, this can be a sign of underlying foundation issues or structural damage.

Our Approach

We replaced the top cobbled courses including a new flue and cement wash as well as power washed the old brick and re-pointed. Then unsolicited. We sent her an email with these 2 following pictures to explain the work we had done and to make her feel comfortable in the fact that everything has been completed as described..

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The first step in the repair process is a thorough inspection of your chimney. Cornerstone Masonry will assess the extent of the damage, whether it’s cracks in the brickwork, loose mortar joints, or other structural issues. We will also check for any water damage or leaks that may have contributed to the deterioration of your chimney.

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Success Stories

"These guys did an amazing job converting my fireplace from brick to stone. They were helpful in the design process making sure they were meeting my vision, sourcing materials that would make it possible, and detailed work resulting in an outstanding finished product. If you are in need of masonry you should give them a call"

Jack Capurso

"We are so thrilled with our new steps and railings, Chris and his team were amazing to work with. I loved the fact that he guided us thru design and choices of materials, and his contract is meticulous and lays out scope of work and material costs with great clarity. They also replaced our side steps and retaining wall along our driveway tying everything together. Such a great company to work with!!!!"e."

Nancy Gowe

Cornerstone Masonry Services Inc
p. 508-285-6469
f.  508-297-0774
Easton, MA

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