Chimney or flue flashing has lifted

Any flashings that are no longer in their original position may lead to weatherproofing problems and should be attended to

Causes

Wind lifting flashings

Insufficient number of fixings

Movement of the flue causing the flashing to loosen

Cause

Wind lifting flashings

Repair

  • replace flashings if necessary
  • tighten existing fixings and/or increase number of fixings
  • tighten or add flue stays

Cause

Insufficient number of fixings

Repair

  • replace flashings if necessary
  • tighten existing fixings and/or increase number of fixings

Cause

Movement of the flue causing the flashing to loosen

Repair

  • replace flashings if necessary
  • tighten existing fixings and/or increase number of fixings
  • tighten or add flue stays