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In the United States, a person who repairs chimneys is called a "chimney sweep." The job responsibilities of a chimney sweep include inspecting the chimney and the flue prior to cleaning as well as ensuring that soot and... More »

To repair a chimney cap, remove the cap from the chimney, clean the cap, rejoin any dislocated joints, clean the chimney's crown and repair any cracks on it, and then remove any loose mortar from the chimney and replace ... More »

To repair a brick chimney, first clean the interior and exterior as thoroughly as possible to locate spots that need repairs. Inspect the lining to see if it needs to be replaced; if the lining is loose, it's often best ... More »

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