FIREPLACE and CHIMNEY ISSUES
Many of our clients report problems with their fireplaces and chimneys. These problems include the following:
- Fireplaces not working
- Safety issues involving the fireplace (debris or loose insulation in the chimney chase; metal flue pipe or firebox installed in contact with wood framing)
- Leaks from fireplaces/chimneys (leaks through incorrectly installed chimney caps, or improper roof flashing around the chimney)
- Cracks inside the fireplace units
These photos show just a few of the conditions we have observed in our clients’ homes:
DISCLAIMER: The photos above are for illustration and reference purposes only. Your home may or may not have the issues represented above, and no legal representations, guarantees or warranties are made with respect to the ability to recover for the same or similar issues. The existence of a defect or construction problem, including those illustrated above, does not necessarily mean that there is a legal basis for recovery. There are several statutes of limitations, statutes, laws and building codes which will impact a homeowner’s ability to assert a claim and recover damages or other legal relief. Homeowners should direct specific questions to a qualified attorney.