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Minimize chimney damage and prolong the life of your chimney by waterproofing it with ChimneySaver.

Chimney Waterproofing

Professional Chimney Waterproofing

Waterproofing your chimney is an excellent way to minimize damage from the Illinois weather and help prolong the life of your chimney.

Masonry chimneys, especially common brick, are porous and will absorb water and wick the moisture through to the interior masonry chimney. As professional chimney sweeps, we have tried a number of products over the years and find that ChimneySaver™ works the best.

When is waterproofing a chimney not the best option?

If there is significant damage or deterioration on your exterior chimney, like cracks, holes or missing bricks/mortar, then you should have your chimney repaired before you waterproof it. Waterproofing can only ‘save’ a chimney in its current state or condition. It is a preventative measure to maintain the interior chimney’s ability to breathe while protecting the exterior from letting water in.

Can I waterproof my chimney or do I need a professional?

The product that we use, ChimneySaver, says it is only available for purchase by chimney professionals. However, it can be found for purchase on the internet. We stand behind their guidelines and believe that the most qualified person to determine the problem and solution of your chimney is a certified chimney professional. An obvious problem from the outside might be a hidden and dangerous problem not obvious to the untrained home owner. ChimneySaver stands behind their products but only warranties them if they are applied by chimney professionals.

Valley Chimney Sweep has been cleaning, sweeping, repairing and rebuilding chimneys for over 40 years. We can help assess your problem and find a solution to fit your needs.

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“Valley Chimney has been servicing my home in Oswego, IL for three years now. The first year they recommended a heat reflector and different wood grill. What a difference that made! Now we actually get some heat in the room instead of just the ambiance! They also fixed some issues with brick and helped me save a few dollars by telling me how to remove the gas line correctly to convert to wood only. If you want a pro servicing your chimney, these are the guys to call.”

Oswego, IL

8940 D Route 34
Yorkville, IL 60560

(630) 553-5995

Service over 40,000 clients across the western suburbs of Chicago