Do You Really Need a Rain Cap for Your Chimney?


A rain cap is a protective housing or covering found at a chimney top and it is used to prevent entry of animals, rain, birds or snow. The cap is needed in order to protect from harsh weather conditions, prevent pests from entering the house, control flow of air and contain sparks.
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1. Place the rain cap on the top of the chimney. If the rain cap is a standard external-mount cap, the rain cap should fit snugly over the top of the chimney. An internal-mount cap
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Do You Really Need a Rain Cap for Your Chimney?
A chimney cap is a protective cover that fits over the top of your chimney. Select from standard caps made from aluminum, stainless steel or copper, or have one custom designed if your chimney is unusual in design. Do not delay installation or repair of... More »
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