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CHIMNEY INSPECTION DIAGNOSIS REPAIR
BACKDRAFTING HEATING EQUIPMENT
CARBON MONOXIDE - CO
CHIMNEY COMPONENT DEFINITIONS
CHIMNEY FIRE ACTION / PREVENTION
COMBUSTION GASES & PARTICLE HAZARDS
COMBUSTION PRODUCTS & IAQ
FLAME COLOR, BLUE vs YELLOW COMBUSTION
HOME HEATING SAFETY
Moisture / Frost Damaged Chimney
ODORS & SMELLS DIAGNOSIS & CURE
Safety Recalls, Chimneys, Vents, Heaters
STAIN DIAGNOSIS on BUILDING EXTERIORS
WOOD, COAL STOVES & FIREPLACES
WOOD STOVE SAFETY
This article describes structural movement of chimneys that can be observed or predicted indoors in buildings. Our page to photo shows a leaning brick chimney in the attic of an older home. The lean may be excessive in this flue - making further detailed inspection of the chimney for gaps, cracks, leaks, fire or gas hazards important.
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Questions & answers or comments about diagnosing & repairing cracked, leaning, separating or moving chimneys - clues visible from inside the building.
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