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Old 09-19-2010, 09:12 AM   #1
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Chimney Caulking


We had a new fireplace insert installed a couple years ago and the installer told my wife that we need to caulk the chimney every year. Is this true?

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Old 09-19-2010, 03:54 PM   #2
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Chimney Caulking


Chimneys get really warm, especially metal ones. Regular caulking shouldn't be needed on a yearly basis. There might be a high temp caulk put on initially to seal it but it shouldn't need to be redone to often.
Can you post some photos?
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