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Chimney Repair Smyrna TN

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Building Company No. 7
615-785-9029
2145 Cason Lane
Murfreesboro, TN
Services
Home Remodeling

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Greg Mercer
Mercer Home Inspections
615-238-7520
9544 E. Fork Dr.
Murfreesboro, TN
 
Jackson Smith
Keystone Construction LLC
(615) 456-3872
4852 Corning Drive
Nashville, TN
 
Christine
SS Services
6157086064
PO Box 158924
Nashville, TN
 
Built Right Construction
615-500-7487
809 Jay Court
Smyrna, TN
Services
Home Additions, Remodeling, Repairs
Licenses / Certifications
TN Remodeling Contractor 00004242
Years in Business
11 years

(n)habit
6158912349
2309 12th Ave. South
Nashville, TN

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Andy McCaleb
Clear Solutions
615-418-5703
667 Holly Grove Rd
Murfreesboro, TN
 
Christian Stone
Christian's Lawn & Home Services
615-604-9397
PO Box 110603
Nashville, TN
 
Paul Lovell Construction
6155781069
113 Woodland Drive
Smyrna, TN
 
C & M Audio, Inc.
8669099289
301 Moorman Dr
Smyrna, TN

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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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