Improper Chimney Flashing | Home Inspections Seattle-Everett-Bellevue

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Improper Chimney Flashing | Home Inspections Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

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Improper Chimney Flashing

Improper chimney flashing as shown in the image above can result in wood rot, mold, and drywall damage to the Living spaces below.

It is obvious the either the owner or a contractor attempted to fix the flashing by applying caulking to try to hold the flashing to the masonry.

moisure stains at chimney

In my Home Inspection report, I recommended that the flashing by properly installed by a masonry contractor.

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