Chimneys serve an important purpose: allowing smoke and gases from a fireplace to safely exhaust from the home.
For centuries, brick has been the go-to construction material of choice for chimneys. This has been the most obvious option, as brick can withstand high levels of heat, it’s very strong, and brick materials are widely available.
However, while the inside of a chimney is well-served with the use of real brick, there’s no need for the outside of the chimney to be constructed using real brick. In fact, installing a faux brick chimney facade has numerous benefits.
Let’s explore the many advantages that come with opting for a faux brick facade as a solution for chimney exteriors.