Summer is drawing to an end, and right now is the best time to begin making preparations for the winter season. That’s right, winter will be here before you know it. When that first bone chilling night blows in and you want to spend it by a nice, cozy fire with your family and friends, don’t you want to be able to with the confidence that your fireplace is safe and in good working condition?
You might take a home’s chimney for granted because it is located on a rooftop where it is difficult to see, but the structure is actually important. A custom chimney cap can offer individualized beauty in addition to providing a vital function. A cowl on a chimney stack is the most visible part of the structure to provide benefits such as:
So you have been wondering, what is a custom chimney cap? Does it really make a difference in the function and quality of my chimney or will a mass produced chimney cap work the same. When you look at a chimney cap, it is a minor and relatively inexpensive installation to your home that you may wonder if it is necessary or not.
Having a chimney cap is not just to keep out critters and birds. A chimney cap should prevent moisture from entering the chimney flue to stop deterioration of the flue and even the exterior of the chimney.