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Chimney Repair Plymouth MA

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M.E. Construction
508-566-6087
P.O. Box 159
Manomet, MA
Services
Home Remodeling

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1st Choice Home Improvements
508-801-3482
96 Fremont Street
Bridgewater, MA
Services
Home Remodeling

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Paulo Dalomba
Cape Sate Heating
1-508-367-9239
125 Court St
Plymouth, MA
 
Scott Gleason
Shoreline Painting
508-941-9069
6 Kimba Lane
Sagamore Beach, MA
 
Jim Bennette
J. Bennette Roofing, Inc
781-294-4012
27 University Ave
Pembroke, MA
 
VBuilt Custom Homes
781-248-6452
PO Box 308
Bryantville, ME
Services
Home Remodeling

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Building Diagnostics
5088333100
P.O. Box 989
East Sandwich, MA

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Patty McPherson
Orderly Manor Organizing & Redesign/Staging
774-269-6519
19 Nancy Drive
Plymouth, MA
 
Dennis Crowley
Dennis D. Crowley Building and Remodeling
508 291 4902
388 Main Street
Wareham, MA
 
John Finocchi
Irrigation Repair Company
781-293-1945
239 Mattakeesett Street
Pembroke, MA
 
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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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