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Flue Repair

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If you are the owner of a home with a fireplace and chimney then you have an added responsibility and that is to make sure that your chimney is safe. Unfortunately, most people don’t think about the condition of his or her chimney until they are forced to do so because of smoke in the fireplace. This is just one of the signs of a problem with your chimney. Whenever you require any type of repairs to your fireplace, you can always depend on MKE Chimney Repair to make them for you, including your flue repair.


Why Flue Repair Necessary

If your chimney has clay flue tiles that are cracked then it may be necessary to have repairs made to the flue. When you hire us to inspect your chimney, we may notice a busted tile or mortar joints that are failing, we will always recommend flue repairs. Having this repaired as quickly as possible will help reduce harmful fumes from entering into your home and keeps your chimney operating properly. This is especially important if you want to avoid a serious house fire. Deadly and harmful chemicals can easily seep into your home if you have a flue that needs to be repaired, which is why we urge you to take the problem seriously.


Clay Tile Inspection

When we inspect your chimney tile, we will typically check-in 3 areas of your chimney. The first place we will check is between the mortar joints. This is the area where clay tiles may erode and lave large spaces between the tiles. Too much heat, chemicals, or moisture can cause the mortar to start to fall apart. The second area that we inspect is the actual clay tile for cracks. Bad weather and poor construction can cause a clay tile to break. Finally, we will check the lining of the clay tiles. Something called spalling will occur that makes the clay flack.


Hire a Qualified Professional

If you’re interested in having any type of chimney repairs done, make sure that a qualified professional with the necessary skills and qualifications perform it. This will ensure that nothing is missed and that any problems are identified and brought to your attention. Having your chimney repairs effectively made is something that should be taken seriously, which is why you should only rely on a qualified professional to assist with your flue repairs.


Why Hire MKE Chimney Repair

It doesn't matter the extent of your service needs, you can always depend on MKE Chimney Repair to make the needed repairs for you. We always take the time that is needed to thoroughly inspect your chimney before concluding that any repairs are needed. We never want to alarm the homeowner, which is why we make such a thorough inspection of your chimney. You can also count on us to provide you with the most affordable flue repairs. Our affordable pricing is just one reason why our chimney services are preferred to many others.

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