Chimney 101: Cap

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The terms “chimney cap” and “chimney crown” are sometimes mistakenly used interchangeably . The chimney cap is essentially a roof over your chimney. The purpose is primarily to stop water from getting inside. They sometimes include screens which are helpful in preventing small animals and birds from nesting in your chimney. Usually Chimney Caps are made of a type of metal.

 

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