Chimney Removal in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph

An older chimney can quickly  become a safety hazard if neglected. Book an appointment with us if you think you may have a dangerous chimney that requires removal in the Kitchener - Waterloo region. Our company has been in business for more than 25 years because we believe in completing our work to the highest of professional standards.

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Reasons To Remove An Old Chimney

An older home can have a certain charm that is hard to pass up. However, older buildings also have the potential to require numerous repairs. One area that is sometimes overlooked is the chimney. Below we list some of the reasons to consider removing an old chimney.

Masonry Damage

Older chimneys have experienced more than their fair share of Canadian weather. Winters are particularly hard on chimneys which are exposed to rain, snow, sleet and ice regularly on the outside, while being exposed to blistering heat internally. Over time nature's constant assault can break down the integrity of even the most well built chimneys. If regular chimney repairs and maintenance is not carried out, loose bricks may cause damage to your roof, eaves troughs, parked cars and individuals below. 

Structural Damage

Chimneys are only as secure as the structures below them. Older fireplaces and beams may fail to provide the support that your chimney requires. Obviously a structure that has been neglected may be in danger of collapsing, placing the home occupants and passers by in danger. If you think that your chimney is a hazard, don't hesitate to call us.

Lack of Chimney Lining

Unlike modern houses, older buildings were not required to have chimney linings. A chimney liner is fabricated from corrosion resistant metal tubing or piping. Without a liner your chimney will deteriorate more quickly as moisture, various vapours, and other types of gases are free to attack the structural integrity of your chimney. A chimney lacking a lining may require removal. Contact us for professional advice if you think your chimney may require a lining or removal.

How To Remove A Chimney

We recommend that you do not attempt to remove a chimney by yourself. Chimney removal is dangerous and should only be attempted by professionals. Call us for a free estimate. Our team of seasoned professionals are familiar with all kinds of chimneys, and you can have peace of mind that we will carry out a safe, speedy and smoothly run chimney removal.

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