Monday, February 20, 2012

Chimney "2-3-10" Rule

The chimney 2-3-10 rule states that a chimney must extend 3 feet from where it penetrated the roof and be at least 2 feet higher than anything within a 10 foot radius. Chimneys that do not meet these minimum requirements tend to experience poor drafting which is an obvious safety issue

1 comment:

  1. Every owner of a house who has a fireplace should know this rule. Everyone must be entitled to be informed for our own sake also. It like making our home fully maintained in all aspects, including our fireplace station.

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