Previous owners of our home added a room around an existing chimney, which is faced with something like flagstone. The roof around the chimney leaks.
There is flashing which comes up the chimney about a foot, and much caulking around the top of the flashing. There do not appear to be any gaps in the caulking. Someone told us that the flashing should have been inserted into the chimney (where?), which would have been done by cutting into the chimney with a diamond saw. We cannot find anyone who will or can do this for us, or even understands exactly what to do.
We would like to fix the leak. Is it possible, or should be demolish the room?
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