Category Archives: Chimneys

Staining on the Interior & Exterior Faces of the Chimney

Posted by in Chimneys | February 27, 2017

What do we have here?  The staining on the siding at the chimney at first appears to be a case of roof leakage due to poor chimney flashing (See featured photograph.)  However, the moisture staining is relatively uniform with a white… Read More

When Is Condensation a Concern?

Posted by in Attic Ventilation, Chimneys, Mold Growth, Winter Concerns | February 08, 2016

Remember summertime?  It’s that warm or even hot time of year when we lay back on our chaise lounge in the shade with a cold glass of our favorite beverage.  It is so humid that the glass is sweating profusely… Read More

Why is My Chimney Sweating?

Posted by in Chimneys, Masonry, Roof, Winter Concerns | April 07, 2014

When the chimney and/or the framing, plaster, or drywall around it are wet, most assume that the wetness is due to a roof leak.  And, although roof leaks at chimneys are not uncommon, sometimes the wetness is due to another… Read More