Chimney stack


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Chimney stack

That part of a chimney that is carried above the roof of a building: a group of chimneys carried up together.

chimney stack

1.A group of chimneys carried up together.
2. A very tall chimney, usually round in cross section, attached to factories, mills, etc.
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The chimney stack fell on the roof above the upstairs of my shop and caused a lot of damage.
Emergency services at the scene of a collapsed chimney stack on Heaton Road
Research from Aviva reveals that potential outdoor problems such as defective chimney stacks, missing roof tiles and blocked guttering remain unchecked.
Last October, activists occupied part of Kingsnorth following an amphibious invasion, while a year earlier a team climbed to the top of its chimney stack.
The two entrances, shifted in section, are symmetrical about the axis of the plan which is marked by the vertical mass of the chimney stack and by a steel beam supporting the bedroom loft on the top floor.
Pindus said a fuel meter detects overuse while other sensors should monitor the chimney stack temperature.
Tenders are invited for boiler chimney stack modifications.
Rubble lies on the ground outside the hairdressing salon in Durham where a chimney stack collapsed.
Also, check for any damage to chimney pots - including the flaunching, which secures the pot to the chimney stack, since bad weather can cause this to crack.
This could be because the chimney stack needs to be repaired, the chimney pot isn't capped, or the chimney breast isn't ventilated properly indoors.
NFU Mutual's top tips: 1 Ensure your chimney stack is at least five feet above the thatch, allowing sparks to escape and die-out before they settle.
It could be because the chimney stack needs repairing, or the chimney breast isn't ventilated properly.