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Building chimney noise troubleshooting: causes & cures.

These articles discuss the causes of noises or sounds traced to building chimneys, flues & vents, ranging from thermal expansion clicks and cracks to wind howling to a dangerous chimney fire that sounds like a roaring freight train.

We include recommendations on how to inspect, diagnose & cure chimney noise or sound problems in homes or commercial buildings.

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Chimney noises in or on buildings - Danger Signs?

Chimney damage (C) Daniel FriedmanChimney noises in or on buildings range from normal to irritating to extremely dangerous:

See ANIMAL ENTRY POINTS in BUILDINGS

Photograph of a damaged masonry chimney.Keep animals out of the chimney flue by installing a proper chimney top cap and screen - something you may also require for fire safety if the chimney serves a wood-burning appliance.

See CHIMNEY CAP & CROWN DEFINITIONS

See CHIMNEY INSPECTION DIAGNOSIS REPAIR for a complete guide to chimney and flue inspection, diagnosis & repair

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