previous
  • Video: Build a curved step
    Video: Build a curved step
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • How to Install Housewrap Solo
    How to Install Housewrap Solo
  • Play the Inspector Game!
    Play the Inspector Game!
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Buyer's Guide to Insulation
    Buyer's Guide to Insulation
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • The Hobbit House and More
    The Hobbit House and More
  • Electrical Articles & Videos
    Electrical Articles & Videos
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Remodeling in Action
    Remodeling in Action
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • The Passive House Build
    The Passive House Build
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Shorten a Prehung Door
    Shorten a Prehung Door
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
next

Maintenance and Repair

filter selection:

Maintenance and RepairFireplaces and Chimneys
Viewing 1 - 15 of 15 results
Sort by:
Inspecting a Chimney Video: Inspecting a Chimney

An expert mason walks you through his diagnosis of a failing chimney 

Low-Risk ReroofOnline Membership Required

Protect the outside and the inside of the house, and tear off only what you can reroof in a day

Installing a Flue-Top Damper
Editors Pick
Installing a Flue-Top DamperOnline Membership Required

A rooftop model keeps rain outside and conditioned air inside

Q & A: Repairing a firebox

Q & A: Mortar for repointing bricks

Q & A: Severe downdraft in chimneys

Replacing a Chimney CapOnline Membership Required

Homeowners rarely see their chimney caps, and few people have ever called me to repair them. But when I'm asked to inspect a roof or an attic, I generally find myself looking down at the top of the chimney.

Q & A: Repairing a chimney cap

Basement chimney sweeping
Tip: Basement chimney sweeping

Q & A: How to Stop a Fireplace Draft

Q & A: Flashing a fieldstone chimney

Tip: Silicone applicator

Renovating a ChimneyOnline Membership Required

New flue liners convert fireplaces for woodstove use

Viewing 1 - 15 of 15 results