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I am working on a project where a subbed mason is building a chimney.
My customer noticed it has a twist in it and isn't parallel with the roof ridge.
Is was done today, would it be possible for them to take it down to the roof line and try again or would the mortar be too far set?
This was an old chimney rebuilt from just below the roof.
 

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Can someone seroiusly help me out here?
Is taking it down out of the question without destroying
all the brick. It was down today and I can have them take it down tomorrow.
What are your thoughts??
 

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Oh hell yes, when mortar is in the critical 3 day stage you can manipulate it like a junior high girls bra strap.
Your funny!!!

Seriously, if you were faced with this what would you have them do?

It is a 2 1/2 foot tall 1" x 2" chimney that is slightly twisted and you can see
it at the top mostly. The are supposed to install three stepped out courses tomorrow.
 

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Your funny!!!

Seriously, if you were faced with this what would you have them do?

It is a 2 1/2 foot tall 1" x 2" chimney that is slightly twisted and you can see
it at the top mostly. The are supposed to install three stepped out courses tomorrow.
Not from my house.
 

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Your funny!!!

Seriously, if you were faced with this what would you have them do?

It is a 2 1/2 foot tall 1" x 2" chimney that is slightly twisted and you can see
it at the top mostly. The are supposed to install three stepped out courses tomorrow.
Looks fine from my house dipsheet
 

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Why the jabs???

I could really use some help. I know little about masonry work and the
characteristics of mortar. The twist is pretty bad and I need to get it fixed.
 

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Why the jabs???

I could really use some help. I know little about masonry work and the
characteristics of mortar. The twist is pretty bad and I need to get it fixed.
Isn't it obvious? You got a sub or you....who knows, that has bad craftmanship......rip it down.....duh??

Find somebody that can do it right.
 
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