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Chimney Leaks

Chimney Leak Repair in Cincinnati

Just like so many other types of leaks, a chimney leak is not easy to diagnose. While there are common sources of leaks on a chimney, water can come through practically any part of the chimney. Chimneys, due to where they’re located, take the brunt of any inclimate weather and face the elements year-round. Sometimes the problems stems from poor construction, masonry imperfections, and even issues with the fireplace. In any case, our uniquely trained Home Repair Heroes are capable of performing your chimney leak repair in Cincinnati.

Common Causes of Chimney Leaks

Chimney Leak Repair in Cincinnati - ProMaster Home Repair Over the many years we’ve spent performing chimney leak repairs in Cincinnati we’ve learned that there is no sure way of telling the cause of chimney leak right off the bat. However, we noticed that there are 3 causes that we come across more commonly than others.


The first place our guys look is the flashing around where the chimney meets the roof. Too many roofers around Cincinnati take shortcuts with construction or repair--we know because we’re the company the homeowners call to fix those shortcuts. Even a tiny hole on your chimney step flashing can lead to a considerable amount of water getting into your home.

Chimney Cap

Another common cause of a chimney leak has to do with the chimney cap. This is that metal box that goes over the top and connects to the top of the flue liner. They’re meant to keep rain, debris, and even animals like birds out. When these are improperly installed, damaged or missing, chimney leaks ensue.

Mortar Joints

A last common cause of a chimney leak that we run across involves the mortar joints. Mortar joints deteriorate just like everything else on your home. These deteriorations can lead to holes big enough for water to flow through. Once getting through the mortar joint, water is persistent, capable of traveling through tiny holes in bricks and changing direction several times before finding its way into the house.

Why Choose ProMaster for your Chimney Leak Repair in Cincinnati?

While our craftsmen are some of the most talented individuals working in the industry today, that’s not the biggest reason our clients pick us over our competitors. They pick us because we’re ethical craftsmen who respect their time, property, and family.

  • Named a "Big 50 Award" National Industry Leader by Remodeling Magazine in 2012.
  • Recognized for Marketplace Ethics as the 2017 BBB Torch Award Winner and two-time finalist.
  • Member of Greater Cincinnati and Clermont County Chambers of Commerce.
  • Consistently high reviews across numerous third party platforms like Google, Yelp, Facebook, and others.
  • Work with local and nationwide apprenticeship programs like Scarlet Oaks and Praxis that give people a unique opportunity at starting careers in the trade industry.

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