chminey cricket deminsions

Old 12-14-09, 06:10 AM
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chminey cricket deminsions

Are there any formulas for determining the best height and length for a chminey cricket based on slope of roof and width of chimney? Does the best height change if the chimney is located on a secondary roof just below a steep primary roof? The slope of the secondary roof is approx. one-half the slope of the primary roof (primary roof = 30 degrees, secondary roof is 15 degrees).


Old 12-14-09, 01:06 PM
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I'm not a roofer but have built quite a few. Make sure it covers the chimney width. Rain may run down and under composition shingles on the cricket if the slopes are wrong. While waiting for a roofer, read: chimney crickets - Google Books
Be safe, Gary

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