fireplacefreddie.com

Chimney Repair
in Los Angeles

Superior Fireplace & Chimney Repairs:

Fireplace Freddie takes pride in delivering top-notch craftsmanship, with a portfolio of over 20,000 chimney and fireplace repairs in Los Angeles. No repair job is too big or complex for our experienced team. 

What Chimney And Fireplace Repair Services Do We Offer?

We offer a wide range of repair services to address various conditions:

  • Chimney cap & spark arrestor installation: Keep rain, animals, and debris out while containing sparks and allowing smoke to flow out.
  • Damper installation & repair: Correct stuck or broken dampers for optimal functionality.
  • Firebox brick repairs: Fix loose or missing bricks and deteriorated mortar between bricks.
  • Chimney crowns: Repair deteriorated crowns and ensure proper water shedding.
  • Flue height extensions: Bring shorter chimneys up to code by extending the chimney height.
  • Smoke chamber repair and recoating: Fill gaps, voids, and deteriorated areas to improve drafting.
  • Flue tile repairs: Restore deteriorated mortar between tiles.
  • Stainless-steel liner installation: Ensure safety when flue tiles are severely deteriorated or cracked.
  • Water repellent application: Apply to brick and masonry surfaces for water repellency.
  • Damper clamp installation: Keep gas burning fireplace dampers slightly open for safety.
  • Smoke guard installation: Correct smoking and drafting issues with fireplaces.
  • Partial chimney rebuilds: Rebuild broken chimney sections using high-temperature flue pipe.
  • Log lighter installation: Install rigid pipes for igniting solid fuel.
  • Prefabricated fireplace troubleshooting: Detect and repair issues with prefabricated fireplaces.

Chimney being repaired by a professional

5 Signs You Need Your Chimney Repaired

  1. Visible Damage or Cracks: Look for loose bricks, missing mortar joints, or leaning sections on the chimney’s exterior, signaling structural issues.
  2. Water Leaks: Water stains, dampness, or a musty odor indicate potential leaks. Cracked crowns, damaged flashing, or deteriorating mortar joints may be the culprits.
  3. Damaged or Missing Chimney Cap: Check for a damaged or missing cap, as it protects against water, debris, and animals. Prompt replacement or repair is crucial.
  4. White Residue: White, powdery residue on the chimney exterior suggests water penetration and underlying moisture problems, requiring attention.
  5. Smoke Inside the Home: If smoke enters your home when using the fireplace, there’s a ventilation issue. Prompt repairs are necessary to prevent health hazards.

Regular professional chimney inspections can catch these issues early, preventing extensive damage. If you suspect you need chimney repair in Los Angeles or surrounding cities, contact our professionals at Fireplace Freddie – experience the difference today.