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Chimney Roof Brace Support Installation Video – Victoria BC Area

Installing a Chimney Roof Brace Support on Chimney

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Here is our video about us installing a chimney roof brace support on a Stainless Steel Factory Built Metal Chimney Chimneys take a lot of wind force when wind gusts unpredictably around roof lines and it is prudent to provide support braces a proper heights to prevent wind damages.

A metal roof brace will typically start at $280 installed depending on roof accessibility and safety requirements

The rule for Chimney roof brace installation is if the chimney extends over 5′ past roof it needs a brace

  • “All Factory Built chimneys over five feet above roof require a roof brace.”
  • Setting your mounting bracket into a bed of fresh silicone or tar and drilling your lag bolt through it will provide a leak proof connection, anything that penetrates the roof membrane is important to seal to prevent future leaks. Tip: Clear silicone resists UV longest.

Installing a Roof Brace on Tall Brick Chimney

This House is very cute and the super tall chimney is its main feature, but it was too scary with just one brace. We added two complimentary side braces to the chimney to increase stability in a storm and also to increase confidence in the gorgeous structure for the new owners.

Chimney Roof Brace
Chimney Roof Brace

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Roland von Schellwitz, B.Eng
Victoria BC’s “Flue Guru”

WETT Certified Chimney Services
10 Years Successful Contracting and Trade Experience 

  • Local “Owner Operator” Family Business Serving Greater Victoria BC 
  • Trained by the late Dean Brandhagen, Master Tradesman ( Interprovincial RedSeal Journeyman Brick Mason since 1973, Journeyman Carpenter since 1988, Journeyman Concrete Technician)
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  • Engineering graduate: Systems Engineering UVic, 2004
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