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Leaky Chimney

Posted by Steve P. on April 4th, 2002 10:23 PM
In reply to leaky chimney by Beverly Krainin on September 27th, 1998 03:22 PM [Go to top of thread]

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I have a similar problem with my chimney. The leaks only occur during periods of heavey rain. Because I have a wide chimney and quite a bit of roof area in front of it, I suspect that the water is pooling and getting under the shingles. Once water is under the shingles, it may be getting under the overlap in the flashing. I may try using a continuous piece of flashing in front of the chimney or building something to shed the water around the chimney.

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  • leaky chimney by Beverly Krainin  9/27/98 03:22 PM (: 15, : 3)

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  • roof leak by steve farmer  3/14/03 06:59 PM (: 1, : 0)

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