Masonry Brick Chimneys should have a Concrete Crown on top of the bricks. It protects the brickwork of the chimney and prevents Water Leaks. Over time the crown can be damaged by moisture from rain and snow melt causing it to crack and erode. Walls, Ceilings, Floors and other items within the residence can be damaged by a water leak in the Concrete Crown.
Madd Hatter Chimney Sweep performs a Repair and Seal of such crowns. In the case of a severely damaged or missing crown, Madd Hatter Chimney Sweep will custom build and install a New Concrete Crown.
Prefab Fireplaces at times have Water Leaks from the Metal Wash. Thiscan cause extensive water damage to the fireplace system and the residence itself. Walls, Ceilings, Floors and other items within the residence can be damaged by a water leak in the Chimney System. Madd Hatter Chimney Sweep repairs the flue / wash penetration and the metal wash itself. This repair canstopand preventwater leaks. In extreme cases, Madd Hatter Chimney Sweep replaces the entire metal wash by custom building a new one, removing the old metal wash and installing the New Custom Built Metal Wash.