crumbled mortar around top of chimney

Manitoba, Canada   

We have a brick chimney with a metal liner the mortar around the top has all crumbled
Would like to know how to fix it

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by ChimneyChick | July 13, 2015 ChimneyChick's avatar
Midland, Ontario

Have your local chimney professional come over and put a proper metal flashing on top of the chimney with the metal liner sticking out of that, this will help to preserve the top of the chimney BUT.
Any loose or crumbling mortar MUST be repaired prior to this metal chimney flashing application.
To see a pic how this is done follow this link http://www.barnhillchimney.com/tag/chimney-leaks/

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