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Old 08-25-2013, 09:44 AM   #1
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Brick Chimney Wall Insulation

I pulled off the paneling in my living room to re-insulate and drywall it, and found a brick wall in the middle of the wall - it's the chimney from my basement fireplace.
There was no insulation over the chimney, and they had some fibreglass insulation beside it... my question is:
What can I use to safely insulate an interior brick chimney wall? Can I cut roxul into 1" batts and put it against the chimney? Should I be using some sort of rigid insulation? Or should it be left alone, with a 1" gap between my chimney wall and the new drywall?
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:59 AM   #2
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Roxul is probably your safest bet.
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