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Chimney Repair Derry NH

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WE Cork
8006662675
16 Kingston Rd.
Exeter, NH

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Jim Cullen
Freedom Advanced Electric, LLC
603-518-5105
138 Wayne Street
Manchester, NH
 
Eliezer Silva
Final Touch Painting
978-455-0495
390 Mammoth Road
Lowell, MA
 
Tim Shanahan
North East Roofing Contractors
978-423-6403
155 Middlesex Street
Lowell, MA
 
Brostruction
6032354179
35 Hunt St
Salem, NH
Services
Finish Carpentry and More
Licenses / Certifications
NA
Years in Business
13

Anthony Beaulieu
AGB Electric & Home Automation
617-201-6510
6 Ironwood Drive
Windham, NH
 
Robert Wall
Dracut Weatherproofing
978-815-5944
72 Cheever Ave.
Dracur, MA
 
Kevin Verrall
Affordable Air Conditioning LLC
603-702-3114
84 Giles Road
East Kingston, NH
 
Boardwalk North
603-437-2500
24 Orchard View Drive
Londonderry, NH
 
TPM Construction
603-898-0864
20 Wheeler Avenue
Salem, NH
Services
Additions, Basements, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Dormers, Porches, Decks
Years in Business
30

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Chimney Questions and Answers

Building a cricket (or saddle) on a chimney

When building a cricket on a chimney, do the edges of the cricket go all the way to the edge of the chimney or are they set back from the edge to allow for flashing? If set back, how far?

The cricket may be built either way I run mine out to the edge of the chimney to ensure that when the flashing is added the water is run well away. You should remember to maintain your 1" clearance from combustible material for fire protection. The flashing will serve as the fire stop. Masonry Chimney repairs

The chimney on my 30 year old house has crumbling mortar on the top 6 rows.  It appears to be stable from this point down.  What type of mortar can I use to repair this?  Are there any hints I can get? Can I just run up with a trowel, straight edge and some mortar?  Are the liner bricks likely to need remortaring?

What usually happens is the mortar will breakdown from where the chimney leaves the attic. This is caused by the temperature difference creating moisture and chemical breakdown from the burned fuel. I recommend taking the chimney down to the flashing and replacing it inside and out. You can use either a type S mortar (1 part portland 1/2 part lime 4 1/2 sand)or a type N ( 1 part portland 1 part lime 6 parts sand). You can buy this in bags by type and just add sand. Check the rest of the chimney for cracks inside and out but it will most likely be just the top and should be simple to replace.

 

Chimney chipping

My Chimney is being chipped away little by little in various spots, it seems as if the outside face of the red brick is just being shaved off by the elements of weather. How can I re-patch the faces of these bricks around the chimney, and with what? it almost looks as if birds are pecking at different bricks along the top and base of chimney.

Your right the brick are ...

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