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Chimney Caps

Professional Chimney Cap Installation Services Birmingham, AL

Though a chimney is a rather tough structure, it still requires protection from outside elements. Here at Legend Windows, we offer chimney cap installation to assist in keeping the rain and unwanted critters out of your home.

Legend Windows Chimney Caps Replacement & Installation Birmingham, AL
Legend Windows Chimney Caps Replacement & Installation Birmingham, AL

The Importance of a Chimney Cap for Your Home: Protection and Safety

A chimney cap sits right above the chimney crown at the top of your chimney and serves a variety of purposes. The chimney has a duct that runs vertically, allowing smoke and chemicals to leave your home. The chimney cap helps stop precipitation from getting into the open space, which can cause internal water damage to not only your chimney but the structure of your home. In addition, chimney caps are equipped to keep sparks and burning embers inside the chimney to reduce the risk of a roof fire.

Legend Windows Chimney Caps Replacement Birmingham, AL
Legend Windows Chimney Caps Installation Birmingham, AL

Protect Your Home and Chimney with Legend Windows’ Chimney Cap Installation Services

These protective coverings are designed to keep unwanted debris and critters out of your chimney, or worse, from entering your home. The dark, warm space a chimney produces is the ideal home for animals such as squirrels, birds, and raccoons. When you call Legend Windows to install a new chimney cap, we’ll not only ensure it's installed securely and properly, but we’ll check your chimney for any signs of water damage or unwanted pests.

Chimney Cap Installation Services FAQs

What is a chimney cap, and why is it important?
A chimney cap is a protective covering placed on top of a chimney. It helps prevent rain, debris, animals, and other elements from entering the chimney. Additionally, it aids in improving draft and prevents downdrafts, ultimately enhancing the overall safety and efficiency of the chimney.
How does a chimney cap benefit my home?
Installing a chimney cap can significantly extend the lifespan of your chimney by shielding it from water damage, which can cause deterioration and structural issues. It also prevents birds and animals from nesting inside your chimney, minimizing potential fire hazards.
Can I install a chimney cap on my own, or should I hire a professional?
While it's possible to install a chimney cap yourself, it's generally recommended to hire a professional for a safe and effective installation. Professionals have the expertise to choose the right cap for your chimney, ensure proper fit and secure installation, and address any specific requirements your chimney may have.
How do I choose the right chimney cap for my chimney?
Choosing the right chimney cap involves considering the chimney's size, type, and condition. A professional installer can evaluate these factors and recommend an appropriate cap based on your specific needs. Factors like material, style, and mesh size should also be taken into account.
What materials are chimney caps made of, and which one is best?
Chimney caps are typically made of stainless steel, copper, aluminum, or galvanized steel. Stainless steel is often considered the best choice due to its durability, resistance to corrosion, and overall longevity. Copper is also popular for its aesthetic appeal and durability.

Legend Windows: The Name You Can Trust

At Legend Windows, we always place your needs above all else—ensuring your happiness throughout the entire installation process. Our installers have years of experience and are dedicated to helping you create a home you love, one window, door, gutter, and siding installation at a time. To schedule a free consultation, call us at (205) 568-1357 today.

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