Repair Archives - Highs Chimney
8045 Snouffer School Rd. Gaithersburg MD 20879

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Is Chimney Repair Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Short Answer: It Depends. Here are some answers to questions we regularly encounter, and hopefully, a lot of insight into the whole subject of “insurance coverage and chimney repair.” Read more

Chimney Caps and Chimney Crowns: Chimney Masonry Maintenance 101

Chimney Caps & Chimney Crowns: Essential to Masonry Chimney Maintenance Proper maintenance of masonry chimneys extends past the brick work. Chimney caps and chimney crowns are both important for the longevity of your masonry and the safety of your home. Both caps and crowns help protect your masonry chimney interior and flue from precipitation, and Read more

Masonry Chimney Repair & Relining

Masonry Chimney Repair is an important if forgotten component of chimney maintenance, call us for a free consultation to ensure your chimney is sturdy and safe. Read more

How Can You Tell If Your Chimney Or Fireplace Needs A Repair?

Let’s cover the obvious and more well known insights about chimney and fireplace repair. Deteriorated or even missing mortar joints are most obvious of all. At the top of a chimney you can’t see the mortar well, so be sure anyone who works on your roof inspects this for you. A chimney sweep should look Read more