Chimney & Fireplaces/heatform

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once a heatform has totally rusted out, is the remaining brick stricter sound and safe, or should it be repaired/replaced.  Are there any guidelines to follow??

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Hello Marsha, with out seeing it I could not tell,there maybe structural issues, there maybe holes in that area around the fireplace, I would have a local Certified Chimney Sweep www.csia.org, (there you can look up by zip code to find one near you) take a first hand look at what you have, they should be able to help.
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James  

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James Ball

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I am a chimney sweep with over 22 years of experience, CSIA certified and member of the NCSG, I can answer questions about smoky fire places, wood stoves, and heating units (boiler and furnace chimneys) do you need a relining? A cap? And much more

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over 22 years

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Chimney Safety Institute of America, National Chimney Sweep Guild

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CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America) certified

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