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New chimneys are designed to improve the efficiency of your heating system by ensuring that heat is properly vented outside rather than escaping through leaks or cracks.
A new chimney is less likely to have cracks, leaks, or other structural issues that could lead to a fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.
A new chimney can help you save money on your energy bills by reducing the amount of energy required to heat your home.
Increased home value
Installing a new chimney can increase the value of your home, especially if you are replacing an old or damaged chimney.
A new chimney can enhance the look of your home, particularly if you choose a design that complements the style of your house.
A new chimney can improve the overall air quality in your home by providing proper ventilation for smoke, fumes, and other pollutants.
A chimney should be rebuilt when it shows signs of severe damage such as leaning or tilting, significant structural cracks, extensive mortar damage, or irreparable water damage. These issues can pose serious safety risks and often require more than just simple repairs.Read Full Answer
The process of repairing or replacing a chimney will vary depending on the extent of the damage and the type of chimney involved. The following are the general steps involved in repairing or replacing a chimney: