Monthly Archives: November 2021

Why Did That Chimney Fail?

by Tom Feiza, Mr. Fix-It, Inc. How to Operate Your Home (www.htoyh.com) Any crumbling or other damage to chimney masonry can easily be attributed to water. Once water enters the brick and mortar, freeze and thaw cycles occur. Water expands when it freezes, breaking apart brick, mortar and even concrete.  Masonry chimneys are exposed to […]