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kmw 04-22-2011 04:01 PM

brick chimney on the side of a brick house
 
the chimney is leaking. how should the flashing be installed down the side of the brick

stuart45 04-22-2011 05:34 PM

Have you got a photo?

jane99 04-22-2011 05:53 PM

Leaking through the flue opening, or are there cracks in the mortar and/or liner?

Ron6519 04-22-2011 06:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kmw (Post 634540)
the chimney is leaking. how should the flashing be installed down the side of the brick

It should be counter flashed. "L" shaped flashing under the shingles and up the brick and top flashing bedded in the chimney mortar down over the shingle molding.
Chimneys can leak a number of other ways, though.
Ron


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