Waterproofing Brickwork on Chimney

Waterproofing Brickwork Chimneys Brick Paver Sealer

Waterproofing Brickwork Chimneys

Waterproofing Brickwork
Waterproofing Brickwork on nice red brick chimney

Brick Paver Sealer Concrete Chimney Sealing

We all know that the roof is the most vulnerable part of a property. It has to endure all the elements and the sheer size of it leaves it at a high risk of being damaged. This is why we contact roofing companies like Red Canyon Roofing (Learn More about them here) to check for damages and replace shingles after storms hit. However, no one really thinks about what they can do to help protect a property’s chimney which can also be damaged by the elements. This is why we’re going to be talking about sealants in today’s article.

Waterproofing brickwork with concrete sealers which are coatings applied to concrete to protect it from erosion. They either block the pores in the concrete to reduce absorption of water and salts or form an impermeable layer which prevents such materials from passing.

Concrete sealing protects against erosion from rain water and protects the surface against oil and salt attack. Sealed concrete aids in keeping surfaces cleaner between washings, it repels water and impedes algae production.

Benefits of Brick Paver and Concrete Driveway Sealing and Waterproofing Brickwork

  1. Prevents aging or erosion of the surfaces due to regular cleaning maintenance
  2. Protects against the potential for surface cracking due to freezing-thawing of moisture in your masonry surface.
  3. Makes the surface easier to clean

Types Of Brick Paver and Concrete Surfaces We Seal

We primarily seal chimneys, driveways, sidewalks, patios, retaining walls and paving stone. The surfaces that benefit most from sealing are exposed aggregate, regular concrete, and brick.

Type of Concrete Sealants

Depending on the surface requirements and your preferences, we choose the sealant that is most appropriate. If you want to learn more about which concrete sealer you should buy, check out Seal With Ease for reviews and tips. The two types of high-grade water repellent sealants to choose from are. It might also be useful to read some paver sealer reviews to get a better understanding of what is on the market that can help maintain your patterned brickwork.

    1. natural and transparent, non-slip finish, solvent base
    2. shiny “glazed” finish, acrylic based.
      • Based on the sealant chosen, flat surface protection can last between 2-5 years. You can find sealants for the job here.
    3. Or our favorite Earth Friendly Product which penetrates deeply into concrete and masonry pores and gives up to 15 years service

Waterproofing Brickwork and Stone Chimneys

Based on the sealant chosen, flat surface protection can last between 2-5 years. Our water based sealant can last on vertical for 10 – 15 years.

Roland von Schellwitz, B.Eng
Victoria BC’s “Flue Guru”

WETT Certified Chimney Services
10 Years Successful Contracting and Trade Experience

  • Local “Owner Operator” Family Business Serving Greater Victoria BC
  • Trained by the late Dean Brandhagen, Master Tradesman ( Interprovincial RedSeal Journeyman Brick Mason since 1973, Journeyman Carpenter since 1988, Journeyman Concrete Technician)
  • WETT Certified Wood Heat Professional System Advisor, Inspector, Installer and Chimney Sweep
  • Engineering graduate: Systems Engineering UVic, 2004
  • Licenced – Worksafe BC – Insured – BBB

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