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Ground Up Rebuild Norton Complete (2)

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Friday, June 15, 2012, In : Chimney Rebuilds 
Here is a shot from the ground looking up. Staging has been taken down, site has been cleaned up.  These clients have the best looking chimney in the neighborhood, if we do say so ourselves.  We have another ground up rebuild in Dover, MA later this summer.  As always we'll be blogging about it!  For a close up of the top of the completed chimney
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Norton Ground Up Rebuild Complete!

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Friday, June 15, 2012, In : Chimney Rebuilds 
Day five of this ground up rebuild has finnally arrived & the chimney is complete.  The stainless steel rain cap has been installed.  Dana averaged laying up 500 brick per day.  Thankfully we had beautiful weather all week for this project & we finished on time.  All that is left is taking down the staging & clean up of the site.  For earlier pictures of this project 

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Ground Up Rebuild in Norton (Day 4)

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, In : Chimney Rebuilds 
The Corbel of the chimney is complete.  The Corbel is optional in the design of a chimney, it is when the brick are "stepped out" & then "stepped in".  All that remains is the Crown & the rain cap, which will be completed on day four of this project.  Day five will be spent on clean up (the roof is spotless when we leave) & the dismantling of the staging.  Check back to see the grand finale!  Again for earlier photos...
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Ground Up Rebuild Norton (day 2, con't)

Posted by Alexandra Storrs on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, In : Chimney Rebuilds 
Thankfully our masonry supplier delivers!  Here he is off loading a pallet of clay tile liner sections.  As Dana rebuilds the chimney new clay tile liner sections are installed, they are joined together using mortar & the brick is laid up around them.  The larger clay tiles are for the fireplace flue & the smaller ones are for the heating flue.  To see photos of the chimney coming down click
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About Me

Dana M Storrs AT DM Storrs Chimney, we combine traditional chimney sweeping methods with current and future technologies in the chimney and venting industry. We are a fully-insured and licensed family owned business serving your local community. Chimney Safety Institute of America(CSIA) certified Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License (CSL) OSHA trained