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Old 12-19-2011, 07:13 PM  
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Default Re-Leading Chimney

Any helpful Tips/Tricks greatly appreciated - i am in process of replacing a new roof on an old house - the chimney is basically falling apart - i need to re-lead the chimney (there is none there)..
Thank you ahead of time for youre thoughts..

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Old 12-19-2011, 08:05 PM  
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If the chimney is in disrepair, it first needs tuck pointing before any flashing is installed.

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After repairing the stack as stated above, have a look at these videos.
Lead Slate and Lead Roofing Self Help Videos
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And if it needs a lining this is not a DIY job. Call a sweep to come take a look at it, that or have the house burn down.
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