Rain & spark caps also known as chimney caps are an essential part of your chimney system. They are usually made of Stainless Steel and come in variety of finishes and sizes. Most of the time we can find one that matches the decor of your home. It is code to have a chimney cap on your chimney and many folks don’t! This is usually because a sever weather event caused it to be knocked off!
A chimney cap is one of those parts that has several purposes. It helps keep the rain out, and what that does is to help prevent erosion in your chimney which prolongs it’s life, and helps deter much more costly repairs.