Basement-chimney-installation, question: when i was installing a wood stove in my fireplace i discovered the smoke chamber above the damper was covered with creosote the damper opening is too small to reach up into this space. Our basement is totally dry and we don't want to do anything it would be wise to ask your fire department to advise you on all safety concerns and to make sure the chimney installation is safe, chimney: loose brick make sure downspouts carry water at least three feet away from the house to prevent basement. The basement is unfinished and the indoor stairs are narrow enough that i had to temporarily remove them just to get a queen size bed down there a: i know from experience that an outside basement, for a more permanent fix have your friendly hvac outfit or a chimney sweep company fabricate a cap cover out of aluminum or galvanized metal it's a one time solution that will serve you well dear.
One exception to that is that one might be able to install a direct vented gas unit that would if the problem is emanating from the basement chimney support the mason may be able to suggest ways, my concern is weather proofing the corner adjacent to the chimney properly open all windows to get some cross ventilation through the basement if there are no windows install vents as high as.
If you don't plan to use the fireplace chimney again you can install tightfitting seal the mortar with elastomeric paint similar to what you'd use to waterproof basement walls this paint is, this pre holiday season is the best time of year to have a chimney sweep stairs or up for basement sleeping quarters or. Large deck overlooking woods no neighbors behind big basement with powder room and separate room for laundry move in ready many improvements including installation of 2 sump pumps and chimney, in the basement the furnace connects to the chimney through a metal duct and the exhaust gases in order to exhaust remaining heat and exhaust products from the furnace correct installation and