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dewey

03:39PM | 10/10/01
Member Since: 10/09/01
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I have a chimney on the side of my house which causes a problem. Rain comes down the slope and, since the eave does not extend pas the chimney, comes down in a torrent and splashes on the angled part of the chimney base (I'm term challenged here).

This rainwater has caused considerable rot of the clapboards. So I have 2 questions:


1) Is there any good way of preventing this from happening again? I've gotten advise not to use a diverter or gutters ... snow, etc.


2) any advise on how best to do the siding next to the chimney? Should some kind of flashing be used ? PT trim bd next to it ?


Thenks for any and all advise.

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