Chimney cricket

Chimney cricket

A small false roof built over the main roof behind a chimney, used to provide protection against water leakage where the chimney penetrates the roof.
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chimney cricket

A small false roof built over the main roof behind a chimney; used to provide protection against water leakage where the chimney penetrates the roof.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A properly installed chimney cricket will direct water and debris around the chimney and off the roof.