Gathering around the fireplace in the colder months serves as a way to keep warm as well as a cozy memory to share with loved ones. To ensure this option is always available when you need it, stay informed on common causes of chimney leaks. If you encounter a leak, it is best to be able to interpret what might be the cause so you can develop as quick a solution as possible.
There are a few different reasons for chimney leaks, which you can be on the lookout for. The most common are:
- Lack of Chimney Cover
- Water seeping in through bricks
- Faulty flashing installation
- Buildup of condensation in the chimney