The importance of relining your chimney

Your chimney was designed to make sure that smoke and gases created in your fireplace have a quick and smooth way out of your home. This needs to be done to prevent your chimney from getting too hot and prevent smoke and gases from coming back into your home. It’s...

Cool stuff to do in Crystal Lake

At Leonard & Sons, we’ve been serving the Chicagoland area since 1966. Over the years, we’ve been able to build relationships with a number of wonderful communities. One of these communities is Crystal Lake, and we want to let you know why it is such a wonderful...

We Love McHenry

At Leonard & Sons, we’ve been serving the Chicagoland area since 1966. Over the years, we’ve been able to build relationships with a number of wonderful communities. One of these communities is McHenry, and we want to let you know why it is such a wonderful place....

Whole Home Tuckpointing

At Leonard & Sons, most people know us as being Chicagoland’s top chimney maintenance and repair company. However, we didn’t start out in the chimney business. In fact, our company started out as a tuckpointing business way back in 1966. Throughout the years,...

Why We Use HeatShield

Your chimney was constructed to be able to withstand extreme heat, smoke, and other byproducts that are produced from your fireplace. However, overtime, exposure to corrosive gases and creosote will eventually take its toll on your chimney flue. If your chimney is...