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Old 09-13-2011, 09:14 PM   #1
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brick fell from my chimney exterior wall


What can I use to "glue" it back?

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Old 09-13-2011, 09:36 PM   #2
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Did the brick split or completely fall out?

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Carefully examine the mortar in between all the bricks of the chimney. The mortar might be eroded by elements and the chimney might be very unstable; kept in place only by the weight of the bricks.

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Unfortunately you will need to chip the brick out and all the mortar around it and place new mortar on the brick below it and on top of it and set a new brick in place. Then fill in mortar around it and you can use your finger to remake the joint around it if you donít have a tuckpoint tool.
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I will check the rest of the bricks and call in a pro if more are loose. Otherwise I will get some mortar at HD


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One brick rarely fails by itself. Do a careful examination of the chimney above the roof line. This is where the structure wears the most.
Also check the chimney cap.

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