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Chimney Repair Sioux Falls SD

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Home Depot
(605) 361-7439
2523 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Home Improvement Specialist
(605) 332-8684
610 W 14th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Johnson Custom Home Designs
(605) 201-2222
4500 S Florence Av
Sioux Falls, SD
 
The Handy Ones
(605) 332-8130
3400 W 49th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
ABSOLUTE Handyman Services
6053609536
6801 W. 6th Street
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Van Larr Construction
(605) 338-7180
6311 N 10th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Huber Home Improvement
(605) 371-2345
1500 N Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Johnson Custom Home Design
(605) 339-0668
4500 S Florence Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Dakota Petri-wood
605-951-0045
501 South Wheatland Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Services
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Membership Organizations
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Years in Business
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Sears Home Services
8888675309
3400 EMPIRE MALL
SIOUX FALLS, SD

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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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