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Chimney Repair in London and the Home Counties

A chimney that isn’t maintained can allow water into a property or even collapse if there are structural issues. That’s why chimney maintenance, from an NFRC-accredited company, is so important.

Our experts carry out chimney repairs across London and the Home Counties, offering everything from simple repairs to full-scale chimney rebuilds. If you need an emergency response, we can visit your property in 60 minutes of your booking at no additional charge.

Free of charge estimate visits are based on availability, contact our team today -  020 3912 9580

How we charge

For small repairs of a few hours, we charge in half-hour increments (one-hour minimum).

– £47.50 + VAT on weekdays
– £62.50 + VAT for evenings and weekends
– £80.00 + VAT for late night visits (9pm to 7am)

Materials are charged in addition to time. Bigger jobs, such as chimney rebuilds and removal work, can be estimated following an investigation. Estimated work is usually priced using our preferential day rates.

No hidden extras

What you get from Aspect

  • Experienced & vetted tradespeople
  • 24 hour availability for all trades
  • Dedicated technical support team
  • Aspect Guarantee on workmanship
  • Peace of mind from trade accreditation

Occasional extra costs

  • Parts and materials used
  • Collection of parts and materials

We won’t charge you for

  • Cost of parking
  • Fuel or travel time
  • Congestion Charge
  • ULEZ charge

Common chimney problems

Chimneys take the brunt of high winds and heavy rain for many years, so issues are not uncommon. Below, we’ve listed some of the problems we can help with:

  1. Flaunching damage – Chimney flaunchings hold the pots in place and are angled so rainwater can drain off the stack. These can crack over time, letting water into your property. We can assess the condition of your chimney flaunching and deliver a lasting repair.
  2. Broken flashings – Often made from lead, flashings cover the adjoining areas of your roof and are found around the base of the chimney stack. Flashings can crack or peel away, resulting in the need for repairs or replacement flashing.
  3. Missing mortar – Brickwork needs strong mortar to remain structurally sound. Once this starts to crumble, you’ll need an expert to replace it. This type of chimney repair work is known as ‘repointing’.
  4. Missing covers / cowls – These stop rain and pests from getting inside the chimney flue, but they’re often damaged because of the weather, or missing altogether. No matter the type of chimney you have, we can replace its pots, covers and cowls.
  5. Movement / leaning – Once your chimney starts to lean, it may be too late for us to carry out simple chimney stack repairs. A leaning chimney will usually be hazardous, so in some cases it’s best to have a full chimney rebuild.

If you’re planning to remove a chimney breast inside a property for refurbishment, you should consider removing the chimney too, or at least having it properly supported.. Our experts safely remove stacks in London and the Home Counties.

Our guarantee and accreditations

We’re fully trade accredited, so you can call on us for all types of repairs with complete peace of mind. Aspect is a member of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC). We also supply a 12-month workmanship guarantee for chimney stack repair work and rebuilds.

When you choose us for local chimney repair and restoration work, you receive a service you can trust from a highly qualified roofer.

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Account customers

We have a dedicated team of account handlers to support multi-site customers and commercial properties. We perform chimney repairs for: Restaurants, Bars, Offices, Retail, Landlords, Letting Agencies, Hotels, Schools, Embassies, Care Homes and more

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