This Is What People In Delaware County, Chesterton County, And Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pay To Keep Their Chimney Safe And Looking Good

Repairing a badly damaged chimney

We don’t want you to have a broken chimney either! We also don’t want you to be in the dark about chimney repair costs near you.

In this post, you can find out how much it costs to repair a chimney. You can also discover what mainly causes these costs to change.

Water Damage From Where?!

“No, I’m not seeing the same thing you are,” says Nicole.

“Too bad, a President Lincoln water stain is definitely a sight worth seeing,” sighs Josh as the couple looks up at their ceiling. 

“Ok, but more importantly, where did this water damage come from?” asks Nicole. “Isn’t our chimney right above here?” Josh nods. “Yup, which means something’s probably wrong with it. Do you know how much it should cost to repair a chimney?”

Nicole shakes her head. “I don’t, but” -she slides her phone off the table- “we can Google it! We can at least get an idea of the cost. Maybe we can find something on a contractor’s chimney repair webpage.” Josh smiles and nods as Nicole starts searching.

Here’s what the couple discovers:

How Much Chimney Repairs Cost Around Philadelphia

Doing a small chimney repair

Chimney repairs can cost anywhere from around $6,500 to $20,000. It really depends on what repair is needed, which depends on the type and extent of the damage.

Basic Chimney Repair Cost – $6,500, which can include complete chimney repointing, crown repair or replacement, or flashing repair.

Average Chimney Repair Cost – $12,000, which can include complete chimney repointing, crown repair or replacement, or flashing repair of a larger chimney issue.

High-End Chimney Repair Cost – $20,000, which is for badly damaged chimneys or if your chimney needs a full rebuild.

The Factors That Help Determine Chimney Repair Costs

Chimney with average damage

What repair is needed. Different damages need different repairs. These can involve different tools, materials, and processes. This leads to a difference in cost.

The extent of the damage. The worse the damage is the higher the cost to repair a chimney is. This is because it takes more time, labor, and possibly materials to fix.

You May Also Like To Know

“You know, I don’t actually know a lot about our chimney,” says Nicole. Josh nods. “Me either. Let’s keep digging around this blog so we can know how to better care for our home,” suggests Josh.

More chimney repair posts coming soon!

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