Gas boiler chimney at roof is rusting


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Old 10-09-18, 09:53 AM
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Gas boiler chimney at roof is rusting

The metal chimney on the roof is rusting, about 40 years old. It has not rusted through yet. Can I paint it with black BBQ (high temp ) paint or would regular paint be OK. Not sure how hot it can get when in use a lot.
 
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Old 10-09-18, 01:25 PM
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Your most immediate concern is to verify the pipe is not rusted inside the building, releasing carbon monoxide, a potential deadly situation. You need to spend the money to have a chimney that meets the building code of the local jurisdiction. Please act immediately.
 
 

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