Knocking down chimney, do I need to insulate ??

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Old 04-02-19, 06:45 PM
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Knocking down chimney, do I need to insulate ??

I roofer will be knocking down my chimney just below roof line . Then closing off with plywood and shingles. How should the chimney be capped and or insulated needed??

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Old 04-02-19, 06:49 PM
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Well around here that is a code violation unless you remove the chimney completely. The reason being, someone in the future who is not aware that it has been abandoned could start to use it again.
 
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Old 04-02-19, 06:52 PM
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Its allowed where I am!!!
There is no fireplace inside and chimney is barried behind dryway
 
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Old 04-06-19, 07:04 PM
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So should I put some insulation in there before the enclose it with a vapor barrier/wood
 
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Old 05-09-19, 05:18 PM
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Do i knock it down just below the roof line or lower just above attic floor and seal wood /vapor barrier and cover with blown in insulation???
 
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