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CHIMNEY REPAIRS

The Edinburgh Chimney Repairs Company the experts

Chimney Repairs in Edinburgh are the most unloved part of the building. Most have been pointed and coating in cement, due to the high level of exposure from weather condition, most of Edinburgh chimneys can be very unsafe and require yearly inspection of the condition of them, We can supply a full report on your chimney condition, and assist you with the best course of action going forward, our team have repaired/rebuilt over 160 chimneys and are experts in this field

WE ARE EXPERTS IN CHIMNEY REPAIRS WORKS IN THE EDINBURGH AREA

We have restored and repaired many chimneys in Edinburgh using traditional Lime Mortar, and lime based stone repairs and have recently been selected to repair 40 chimneys,

Please see below some examples of chimney repairs we can also complete any roofing works next to masonry repairs. We also have a team of trained rope access guys, that can complete most repairs using rope techniques, masonry & roofing repairs. Please see some photos of works below  if you require a free estimate for your chimney repairs Edinburgh please don’t hesitate to contact us

Chimney repairs using traditional lime Mortor  in Edinburgh

We are experts in stone repair  & mortar repairs specialize in the use of traditional techniques and materials and conservation and restoration of stone chimney buildings and structures and are experts in using traditional lime mortar products on chimneys in Edinburgh, We Are the Leading company, we have completed many stone repair & mortar repair and chimney projects in Edinburgh . Our staff attended the course from  Scottish lime center in lime pointing & winter working course, you can ensure you are selecting a  leading company in chimney repair works in the Edinburgh area.


Things to look for, The Chimney Repair Edinburgh Checklist

  1. Copes and chimney cans displaced missing or broken
  2. Pointing missing or cracks in harling
  3. Plant Growth
  4. Lead Flashing or mortar fillets at chimney stalks missing or loose

Likely Cause

  1. Loose or missing cement haunching: wide damage natural deterioration
  2. High exposure, aged mortar, stone decay around construction joints
  3. Open joints in copes or chimney stalks
  4. Storm damage, timber decay beneath theft of lead

Suggested repair to Chimneys

  1. Replace cans to match; renew haunching; fit ventilated cowel
  2. Renewing lime pointing, repair cracks in harling with lime wash
  3. Remove weeds and treat cavities and repoint joints
  4. Check roof condition and renew lead flashing to match and repair slates

Recent Projects

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  • E: Info@theedinbrughstonemasons.co.uk
    T: 0131 261 6602
    A: 10 South Saint, Andrew Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ

  • WHAT WE DO

    We specialise in all aspects of rope access works on Traditional and Historic structures.

    Our core service is video documented hands on safety inspections, however we also carry out minor repair and maintenance works using rope access.

  • WHO ARE WE

    Edinburgh Stonemasons LTD specialise in the conservation and restoration of stone buildings and structures.

    We pride ourself in been traditional stonemasons & experts in using lime mortar

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