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    Re: Wet insulation around chimney...

    Thanks for the tips fellas. Time to call the furnace folks.
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    Re: Wet insulation around chimney...

    Thats what I plan on doing but right now its -40 (wind chill). I plan on waiting till spring to have both replaced. Then I'll seal off the chimney or remove it completely block by block.

    In the...
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    Re: Wet insulation around chimney...

    Please help me with info on the insulation.

    When I pulled the insulation back from the chimney I created a 4" air leak from the attic to my basement with only the drywall on all four side...
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    Re: Wet insulation around chimney...

    I was on the roof this morning. There was about 12" of snow around the chimney but nothing melted away or leaking. The area you mentioned doesn't slope its flat and there was ice on there but again...
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    Re: Chimney insulation

    I have the same question.... but I have a spin off question as well.

    If I insulate around my chimney.... how do I prevent the moisture from the house from collecting in my insulation?
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    Wet insulation around chimney...

    I recently noticed water damaged drywall around my chimney.

    The chimney runs through the center of the house and is used to vent a 20 year old gas furnace and 10 year old gas water heater.
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