Chimney tops come in many varieties, depending on they type of chimney and the tastes of the individual consumer. They all serve a similar purpose though – to protect the top of the chimney against rain and moisture intrusion. Water is the biggest enemy of your chimney, so making sure the top of your chimney is maintained properly is an important job. Our chimney technicians will be happy to inspect your chimney top and advice you of the chimney topper options that would be appropriate for the size, shape and construction of your chimney.
In the Atlanta area many homes opt for an architectural style chimney topper as a preventative measure to take against water damage by having a chimney rain pan and chimney shroud installed. First, we will visit your home to take precise measurements and discuss the options that are available to you. Then a custom built rain pan and shroud is fabricated and installed correctly by our certified chimney technicians.
A chimney chase cover is a chimney topper that is provided for pre-fabricated fireplaces that have wood-framed chimney chases. Chimney chase covers seal off chase openings, preventing moisture from getting in your chimney system and causing thousands of dollars of expensive repairs. The covers are similar to a lid on a shoe box with a center opening to allow your flue and termination cap to let smoke and gases escape while sealing the top from moisture getting in.
Chimney caps are a less costly way to protect your chimney from water, debris, and animals. Installing a chimney cap is an important job that can save you headaches later on down the line. The caps usually fit directly onto your flue pipe or clay tile flue, however we also fabricate larger custom chimney caps that cover the entire masonry crown or brickwork at the top of your chimney. Caps are screened with a spark arrestor to block floating embers from landing on your roof. Chimney caps come in a number of different styles, sizes, and finishes, so you can even enhance the look of your chimney while keeping moisture, critters, and debris out!
There are many styles of chimney tops available for every type of chimney. When purchasing a custom chimney top, you want to make sure you are getting well-built, quality product that fits your needs perfectly. Whether you want custom chase covers & decorative shrouds or a custom screened cap, we have you covered.
The lack of a damper may be causing several problems within your home including; heating and cooling loss, cold drafts, moisture and musty smells. By installing an energy saving top mounted damper, you can save $100+ dollars on your heating bills in a single season!