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If you don’t want to destroy, we can restore.

If you don’t want to destroy, we can restore.

If you don’t want to destroy, we can restore.


Problems with brick can occur because of inferior design, poor installation or materials and harsh weather. Cracks, chips, mortar deterioration, brick breakdown and other damage can seriously threaten a structure's integrity. Chimney Cricket can perform a brick repair of your brick walls, chimneys, fireplaces, arches, porches, and other construction.

Brick repair requires matching the brick color and texture closely with the existing material. Brick restoration of old buildings requires an even keener eye and very precise work. Chimney Cricket professionals will assess your brick repair or brick restoration project to ensure the seamless integration of the new repair with your existing aged brick and mortar. Whether you have a large building to repair or a small one, Chimney Cricket can handle any project.

  • Adam Brammer
Accent your doors and windows while adding value to your property

Accent your doors and windows while adding value to your property

Accent your doors and windows while adding value to your property


Whether you are building a new house or renovating an old one, adding sills can increase its value and help personalize your home. These intricate accents should be viewed as you would the icing on a cake. No house is finished without them!

A house’s door and window accents are what give it character and define it among the others in a neighborhood. Chimney Cricket has the skills and materials to not only repair your previously existing window surrounds, but to start fresh and truly enhance your home. We offer a wide variety of materials including brick, sandstone, limestone and concrete, all of which can create unique sills to match the style you love. Chimney Cricket will work with you to ensure that we understand and meet your specifications.

  • Adam Brammer
Water damage can be prevented!

Water damage can be prevented!

Water damage can be prevented!

Chimneys are exposed to the elements and if left unprotected, are susceptible to structural deterioration. It is important to address this problem before serious damage occurs.

The experts at Chimney Cricket spray a breathable chimney waterproofing substance on the exterior of the chimney along with any other masonry surface to stop and or prevent water damage.

Chimney Cricket uses Chimsaver chimney waterproofing. This is the top of the line waterproofing system which is applied with a pump sprayer. Contact a professional at Chimney Cricket for chimney waterproofing services that can help prevent serious chimney water damage.

In addition to waterproofing your chimney, we provide certified basement waterproofing. Preventing water damage, which may occur due to cracks. Let Chimney Cricket help you save time and money with our waterproofing services.

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Chimney D. Cricket

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Cover all the cracks and leave nothing to chance

Cover all the cracks and leave nothing to chance

Cover all the cracks and leave nothing to chance


A chimney crown can sometimes become cracked and allow water to flow into the chimney. Chimney Cricket can cover the crown with a rubbery substance that looks just like cement called chimney crown coat and, if the cracks are extensive, a new crown can be formed.

What Exactly Is A Chimney Crown and Chimney Crown Coat?

A chimney crown is a masonry roof that covers the roof your chimney. It prevents water from seeping into the masonry and chimney liner below. Water damaged or cracked chimney crowns can lead to costly repairs. A chimney crown coat will fill cracks and prevent further damage to the entire sructure.

Stop Water Intrusion With A Chimney Crown Seal

A chimney crown seal is a flexible waterproof sealant that is applied over the entire chimney crown. A professionally applied chimney crown seal stops further water intrusion. It's specifically formulated to withstand severe weather and thermal stress to which chimneys are exposed to. It’s flexible and forms a continuous, seamless coating with a textured appearance that can be troweled in a variety of mortar-like finishes. A chimney crown coat is designed for use over exterior masonry, stucco, poured concrete, precast concrete, and concrete block.

Component Protection

Chimneys require special attention to prevent costly damage, which results from water damage. Chimneys that project above the roofline are especially vulnerable to the elements.

A complete chimney protection program should include repairing the crown with chimney crown coat, as well as a treatment of water repellent. Flue tiles should have a chimney cap to help prevent water damage to the interiors. Attention should also be given to the flashing around the base of the chimney and all visible points of water entry.

Occasional maintenance of a chimney exterior is critical to the long term safety and performance. Contact Chimney Cricket today to learn how we can fix your chimney crown and prevent future problems.

  • Adam Brammer
Custom Stone Mailbox Shows a Solid Foundation with Style

Custom Stone Mailbox Shows a Solid Foundation with Style

Custom Stone Mailbox Shows a Solid Foundation with Style


For those looking to add some curb appeal with custom stonework, why not start with your mailbox? Beautiful stone and brick mailboxes add attractiveness to your front yard and give your home a high end style. The professionals at Chimney Cricket can create and install a custom stone or brick mailbox to complement the style of your home. Ditch those bulky, unattractive plastic or metal mailboxes and enlist the fine masonry work of our professionals. Shape your home's exterior style starting at the curb. Contact us today!



  • Adam Brammer
Improve your joints from water with a little Pointing

Improve your joints from water with a little Pointing

Improve your joints from water with a little Pointing


Tuck Pointing, or repointing, improves the water resistance of deteriorated mortar joints in an old brick chimney. Mortar joints breakdown over time due to harsh environmental conditions and need repair every 25 years or so. Deteriorated and damaged mortar joints are the main point of entry for water into the brickwork. Tuck Pointing fixes deteriorated joints and helps to permanently reduce the amount of water that can enter the brickwork. A trained Chimney Cricket professional can remove deteriorated mortar joints in your old brick chimney and fill those with fresh mortar.

Tuckpointing may also need to be performed on new chimneys in the event that insects or harsh weather conditions cause holes in the mortar joints. In some cases, new chimneys were never properly constructed and need to be Tuck Pointed properly.

Whether your tuckpointing project is large or small, we have the equipment to handle it all. Trust the care of your brick chimney and mortar joints to the experts at Chimney Cricket.

  • Adam Brammer