Living in the southern states such as Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia can be difficult with the constant worry of hurricanes. Typically, hurricane season lasts from the beginning of June until the end of November.
Most of the time, hurricane season starts prior to the normal season. Southerners have learned to adjust, but that does not mean our homes have stood up to the time.
The constant rainy to sunny weather takes a toll on our homes, especially our chimneys. Chimneys, especially brick and mortar, are porous and soak up all the moisture and seep down into the chimney system to the home. Water damage in a chimney can cause so many issues down the line.
Harm to the mortar joints throughout the stonework and fireplace, broken or debilitated liners, tops, crowns, or potentially brickwork are all normal issues. Rooftop damages can uncover flashing. Lightning strikes the chimney at the top and goes downward. At that point exits eventually which can be found on the exterior or interior. There is a higher risk of gigantic harm by a lightning strike. Hail harm brings stone face harm and harm to fireplace covers.
According to the Chimney Safety Institute of America, it is significant for property holders to consider how they intend to utilize home warming frameworks or chimneys in the hours and delays after a landfall since the fireplace could make the living space present pointless dangers such as perilous gases.
AllStar Chimney Sweep is here to investigate your chimney inside and out to diagnose the condition of your chimney. Mainly with any prior storm damage.