Chimneys and Roofing: Useful Information Guide
By Roof Online Staff • Last updated October 8, 2022
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External Sources & References for Chimney Information
4. Maintenance: “Chimney Leaks: What to Do if You Have One & How to Prevent Them” is a short general introduction to weather-related chimney maintenance available on the Chimney Safety Institute of America website.
6. Technical: “The Most Common Problems With Residential Counterflashing” on the IIBEC website covers the familiar problems with chimney counter-flashing.
7. Technical: “Technical Notes 19B – Residential Chimneys – Design and Construction” is a great document for the technical information as well as the general understanding of chimneys that it provides. Available on the excellent website of the Brick Industry Association.
8. Technical: Safety: “A Huff, and a Puff, and…It Blew the Chimney Down” covers “how the lack of design, construction, and code requirements results in chimneys lacking sufficient capacity to resist below design wind loads leading to unsafe conditions.” Available on the Nelson Forensics website.