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Chimney Repairs. Costs, How-To, and Other Questions Answered.

Chimney repair questions answered, by a Saint Louis Tuckpointing Company. Atek.

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OVERVIEW

One of the most common tuckpointing repairs needed in the St. Louis area is Chimney tuck-pointing. Water comes in at the chimney on the roof or somewhere along the chimney breast, making it’s way to your walls or ceiling.

Chimneys are often the most weather exposed part of any home. They sit higher than any other part of the house getting every bit of every part of weather from excessive rain, snow, and ice, to excessive sun and wind. These all play a major role in the rapid deterioration of any chimney.

What chimney damage does.

When water enters and makes it’s way through the brick at your chimney, it can cause costly damages to your paint, drywall/plaster and trim in the area being saturated. Most people do not even realize their chimney is in need of tuckpointing until they notice the water entry.

Avoiding the Damages. (more…)