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mvalen

03:43PM | 11/01/05
Member Since: 10/31/05
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We have water dripping down our chimney where a pan is needed to prevent flooding in our den. We do not have a cap on our fireplace chimney or our boiler chimney. We have gotten many quotes from chimney repairs co's - all giving different opinions, but what has been said is we need new crowns, pointing, waterproofing the brick and one said a new liner. The last guy said just do caps first and not all the other things because it may not be necessary. We need a knowlegable unbiased opinion on what would most likely be causing the water flowing down, before we go ahead with all this work.

dwyman

04:03AM | 01/15/06
Member Since: 01/14/06
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Cant hurt to simply go with the Chimney Cap 1st, they are inexpensive and easy to install but they will not totally stop the rain from entering. I have installed one and because of heavy wind off the lake we live on I still get water/rain in the Chimney.

I posted a question as well asking what else I could do.

Dale
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