Chimney Repair and Replacement Indianapolis

Chimney Repair and Replacement

If it’s time to fix or replace your chimney, our team can help you out. We specialize in chimney repair and replacement services.

Whether you need a chimney inspection, maintenance, or repair of a leak, we’ve got you covered. Our experienced professionals can also handle chimney flashing and chimney rebuilds.

Trust us to provide the freedom of a well-functioning chimney for your home.

Why Is Chimney Repair Needed?

When considering chimney repair, it’s important to understand why you need these services to maintain your chimney's functionality and safety. Common chimney problems, such as cracks, leaks, or blockages, can lead to hazardous situations like carbon monoxide poisoning or chimney fires.

Regular chimney maintenance, including annual inspections and cleaning, can help identify and address these issues before they become costly or dangerous.

While the chimney repair cost can vary, investing in professional repairs is crucial for ensuring the longevity and efficiency of your chimney. DIY chimney repair is not recommended when safety is a priority.

What Are the Benefits of Chimney Repair?

  • Cost-Effective Solution: Offers a budget-friendly option to extend the lifespan of your chimney.

  • Improves Energy Efficiency: Repairs can lead to better energy efficiency, reducing overall heating costs.

  • Enhances Safety: Minimizes risks associated with chimney usage, such as fire hazards and carbon monoxide leaks.

  • Increases Value: Increases the property value by maintaining the structural integrity and functionality of the chimney system.

Signs that Your Chimney Needs Work

  • Deteriorating mortar joints: If you see crumbling mortar in your chimney, it may need repairs to prevent water damage and structural issues.

  • Cracked chimney crown: Regularly check your chimney crown for cracks, as they may signal the need for repairs. Ensure proper functioning through routine inspections and maintenance.

  • Rusted firebox: Inspect the metal interior with a flashlight to tackle a rusted chimney firebox. Take immediate action if rust is observed to prevent further damage.
  • Damaged wallpaper: Damaged wallpaper may signal chimney issues such as peeling paint, water damage, mold growth, structural issues, and wall discoloration.

Our Chimney Repair Services

In chimney damage treatments, we often encounter issues like blocked chimney caps causing a hazardous smoke backup. Regular maintenance is essential. Ill-fitting dampers and leaks can result in energy inefficiency and costly water damage, emphasizing the need for attention.

Poorly Fitting Dampers

Regular chimney inspections are important to detect any potential damage early on. One common type of damage that we treat is poorly fitting dampers. When dampers are rusty or don’t fit properly, they can allow smoke and gases to escape into your home instead of being properly vented out through the chimney. This can be dangerous and also lead to a buildup of carbon monoxide.

Our chimney inspections will identify any issues with dampers. Our expert team can provide the necessary chimney repair or cleaning, including replacing rusty dampers or installing a new chimney liner if needed.


If you suspect that your chimney has leaks, it’s important to address them promptly to prevent further damage.
Chimney leak prevention is crucial to maintaining the integrity of your chimney. Common causes of chimney leaks include damaged flashing, cracked chimney caps, and deteriorated mortar joints.
Repairing chimney leaks may involve replacing damaged components or applying waterproofing agents to chimney bricks. Signs of chimney leaks to watch for include water stains on the ceiling, musty odors, and peeling wallpaper.

Salt Damage

To effectively address salt damage on your bricks, our team specializes in treating various types of brick damage caused by the presence of salt.

Our prevention methods include applying sealants and using salt-resistant materials during construction. For repair techniques, we offer professional cleaning, brick replacement, and mortar repair.

To prevent salt damage, it’s important to address common causes like improper drainage and excessive salt exposure. Regular maintenance, such as cleaning and sealing, can also help maintain the integrity of your bricks.

Underlying Expansion & Contraction

Our team treats various types of brick damage caused by underlying expansion and contraction.

These natural processes can cause cracks, bulges, and shifting in the brickwork.

Expansion occurs when bricks absorb moisture, causing them to expand, while contraction happens when bricks dry out and shrink.

The causes of expansion and contraction can vary, such as temperature changes, moisture fluctuations, and improper installation.

To prevent these issues, proper moisture management and installation techniques are essential.

Our team offers solutions such as sealing, waterproofing, and repairing damaged bricks to address underlying expansion and contraction.

Your Full-Service Chimney Repair Experts in Indianapolis

At Hoosier Masonry Solutions, we’re the go-to experts for all your chimney repair needs in Indianapolis. We understand that you value your freedom and want to ensure the safety and maintenance of your chimney.

That’s why our team is dedicated to providing you with top-notch service. This includes chimney maintenance tips, addressing common chimney issues, sharing chimney safety precautions, demonstrating effective chimney cleaning techniques, and stressing the importance of regular chimney inspections.

Trust us for all your chimney repair needs.

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Every Masonry Project Helps Support Our Teachers

With the business owner's wife being a full-time school teacher, we choose to donate a portion of our earnings to Teachers' Treasures, an organization that strives to put high quality school supplies into the hands of teachers and students at schools within Marion County. They also offer 60% or higher free and reduced lunch rates. In 2000, the "free store for teachers" opened in the basement of Washington Community School near the Westside of Indianapolis with a dedicated staff of volunteers began seeking product and financial contributions which could be used to provide teachers with the educational supplies and materials needed by the children in their classrooms. 

Trust Hoosier Masonry for Premier Brickwork in Indianapolis.