For questions specifically relating to structures that ventilate combustion byproducts of fuel burned in an interior space, such as a fireplace, stove, or furnace.

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Do I have studs on my plaster and lath wall around/above fireplace?

my home was built in 1892. The fireplace was a coal burner that has since been replaced by a propane fireplace insert. I want to mount a TV above the fireplace but am uncertain as to what is behind ...
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Leaking Chimney

We have a brick chimney on the side of our 110 year old, 2 story house. We aren't going to use the fireplace - we have a ventless insert we are going to use. The chimney leaks terribly. We are ...
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Should my chimney sit on my roof?

I am renting a house built in the 1940s. The mortar around the brick was cracked causing leaks. Someone had built a chimney around the outside of the original chimney. So outside it's twice the size ...
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1924 stone chimney total rebuild

We have a 1924 cottage style stone home that has a chimney that has never been attended to. We called a company out. They quoted $4k for new liner, and $4.6k for a teardown to the roofline and rebuild ...