Do I need to remove our unused chimney?
There is a short unused brick chimney in our attic. It has been closed off for years & does not go thru the roof. We had a metal roof installed and they did not put soffit vents back in…only vented at ridge cap….now I have a huge condensation issue. I have had blown in insulation removed and am having soffit vents installed…my husband says the chimney is adding to the problem due to bricks holding moisture. I think if we stop the condensation with proper ventilation that the bricks will not draw much moisture from the cold air. There are no leaks in the roof….only condensation, Should the chimney be removed…it is only about 3 ft tall. Thank you !
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