5 Chimney Sealing Issues That Lead to Roof Leaks
Roof leaks around a chimney are more common than you may think. Fortunately, you can usually repair the roof at the site of the damage without the need for a full roof replacement. 1. Improper Flashing Style When done properly, the roof flashing on the side of the chimney should resemble steps. If the top of the flashing is flat or a non-stepped slope, then it isn't installed properly and it is much more likely to allow water to leak behind the flashing and through the roof.