|CAPTAIN SOOT CHIMNEY SWEEPS & REPAIRS
631 842 2336
According to the Brick Industry Association, chimneys require special attention and maintenance to prevent costly damage
caused by water penetration. Because chimneys project above the roof line, they are vulnerable to the elements. Nearly every
chimney you encounter has signs of water damage! The first step is to determine the cause and then find the best corrective
measures. ChimneySaver, the first product developed specifically for chimneys, has been used successfully by leading
chimney professionals for nearly 20 years. It reduces water penetration into the masonry by 99.9%, according to ASTM tests
conducted at the University of Wyoming.
It’s also 100% vapor permeable, which means it won’t trap water vapors that may pass through the bricks when the chimney is
in use, unlike other products found in most hardware or home improvement stores. Those products when applied to a
masonry chimney can actually slow down water vapors as they pass through the chimney leading to water damage.
Whether to use Water-Base or Solvent-base
ChimneySaver is available in both solvent (mineral spirits) and water-based formulas. The water-based formula is most
popular, however, if a water repellent has previously been applied to the masonry, we recommend the solvent-based formula.
Moisture from a variety of sources is always present in masonry and concrete. Sealers and silicone coatings form a water
resistant surface film which trap water vapors inside. If these vapors cannot escape, they will contribute to spalling, scaling,
deterioration, and freeze-thaw damage. ChimneySaver is 100% vapor permeable – a non film-forming water repellent that
penetrates and lines masonry pores.
10 Year Warranty
100% Vapor Permeable
Water-Based and Environmentally Friendly
|WE OFTEN RUN ACROSS CHIMNEYS THAT HAVE BEEN DAMAGES BY WATER INFILTRATION AND FREEZE THAW DAMAGE.
THE COST OF WATER DAMAGE TO MASONRY CAN BE IN THE THOUSANDS. CAPTAIN SOOT STRONGLY SUGGESTS TO
ANYONE WHO HAS A MASONRY CHIMNEY TO SEAL UP ANY OPEN CRACKS AND SEAL THE BRICKWORK OF THE CHIMNEY
WITH A QUALITY WATERPROOFING SUCH AS CHIMNEY SAVER.WE HAVE BEEN APPLYING CHIMNEY SAVER
WATERPROOFING TO HOMES ACROSS LONG ISLAND WITH GREAT SUCCESS FOR THE LAST 15 YEARS. ITS NOT
EXPENSIVE TO SEAL THE CHIMNEY EVERY TEN YEARS COMPARED TO MASONRY REPOINTING OR REBUILDING.
KEEPING THE CHIMNEY DRY ALSO REDUCES ODORS IN FIREPLACES AND HELPS KEEP MOSS FROM GROWING AND
EFFORLECENCE FROM FORMING ON THE FACING OF THE BRICK. CALL CAPTAIN SOOT TODAY FOR A FREE ESTIMATE!!
|CHIMNEY WITH EFFORLECENCE
|FREEZE THAW DAMAGED CHIMNEY