Understanding Draft Issues

The main function of your chimney is to pull out the exhaust gases from your home, and understanding chimney draft issues is key when troubleshooting problems such as smoke blowing back into your living space from the fireplace. According to The Wood Heat...
Spotting Chimney Masonry Damage

Spotting Chimney Masonry Damage

A great way to stay on top of maintaining your home is to periodically check its exterior for any sort of damage, including problems with the bricks and mortar joints of your chimney. This type of masonry damage should never be neglected because the longer they are...
Should My Smoke Chamber Be Parged?

Should My Smoke Chamber Be Parged?

If you have an older masonry chimney, a smoke chamber is part of your fireplace and chimney system. Located between the firebox and the flue, the smoke chamber is where smoke and gases mix and rise up into the flue to exit the chimney. According to the Chimney Safety...
A Properly Constructed Chimney

A Properly Constructed Chimney

Not every home builder knows the exact specifications of a properly built chimney, and we at All American Chimney Services, LLC have seen many poorly constructed chimneys in our years of business. Not only do we provide masonry chimney repair services, but we also can...