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chimney cap

a raised cover for the top of a chimney, usually in the form of a slab or cornice.
Origin of chimney cap
1840-50; Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The device can be permanently mounted to the top of a chimney and functions as both a damper and a chimney cap.
  • The east elevation has a brick chimney centrally located, which has been rebuilt with a modified chimney cap above the eaves.
  • Once the squirrels leave the chimney, install a chimney cap.
  • After you are sure no animals are down the chimney, cap it with a commercially engineered chimney cap.
  • Replacement of a chimney chase cover is similar in nature to the replacement of a chimney cap and chimney flashings.
  • Once the raccoon leaves the chimney, install a chimney cap.
  • Fireplaces need to be protected with the proper screening of a chimney cap.
  • Be sure that all of the animals are removed before installing a chimney cap or sealing a hole in the attic.
  • Install a commercially designed and engineered chimney cap.
  • The corbelled chimney cap appears to bc original and unaltered.

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