Yes, roofers can fix chimneys, particularly when the repairs are related to roofing components like flashing, tiles, or structural issues at the chimney base. Roofers are well-equipped to handle:

  1. Lead Flashing Repair or Replacement: The flashing around the base of the chimney is crucial in preventing water leaks. Roofers can repair or replace damaged flashing to ensure proper sealing.

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  1. Chimney Cap Installation: Roofers can install or replace chimney caps, which prevent water, debris, and animals from entering the chimney.
  2. Repointing: While repointing is often considered masonry work, roofers can repoint or repair the mortar between bricks to maintain structural integrity.
  3. Cracked Brick or Mortar Repairs: Roofers can repair small cracks in bricks or mortar joints to prevent further deterioration.

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For more extensive issues like rebuilding or relining a chimney, consulting a chimney repair specialist or mason may be necessary. However, many Edinburgh roofing companies are experienced in chimney repair and can handle a broad range of tasks efficiently.