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Chimney Flashing Repair

What’s the problem with chimney flashing?

It’s a common misconception that chimneys are low maintenance. Ideally a fireplace would provide your family with nothing but comfort in those unpredictable Indianapolis winter months, but an improperly maintained chimney can send chills down your spine.

Damaged chimney flashing is the most common culprit in chimney problems, and our roof contractors can set things straight. With our trusted chimney repair professionals at your side, you can rest easy this winter and all the winters to come.
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What is chimney flashing?
Chimney flashing is a metal plate that’s installed around the area where the chimney meets the roof. It ensures that the connection between your roof and chimney are airtight, and should ideally prevent any problems with your chimney down the road.

Since chimney flashing is made from metal, it’s relatively durable. It should last for many decades, but that lifespan can be influenced by a number of factors.
When should I replace my chimney flashing?
Climate is one of the biggest factors that can influence the lifespan of your chimney flashing. The elements can erode or oxidize the metal that your flashing is made from, which is a sure sign that it’s time for a replacement.

A properly constructed chimney flashing can prevent these problems and more. Our roof contractors have 25+ years of experience with repairs and installation of chimney flashing, so they can build yours to last.
How can I check if my chimney flashing is leaking?
Untreated leaks in your chimney can cause significant damage to your roof and home — and unfortunately, these leaks aren’t always easy to detect. Count on Bauerle’s experienced roof contractors to spot signs of leakage and patch up the problem right away.

The main sign of chimney flashing leaks is structural damage due to rot. If you notice any rotting materials around your roof or even walls due to moisture, it’s time to call in an expert. Give our roof contractors a call, and don’t forget to get your free estimate by entering some quick information below.

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