Tales from the Trenches – Removing a Chimney
Sometimes in remodeling, you come across a situation where the new design requires the removal of an old fireplace and chimney. In this project, the chimney started in the garage, continued up through the main home, and obviously continued through the roof. The end goal was to eliminate the chimney to open up the space on the main floor of the home and add new skylights in the roof. It all seems pretty simple in theory, but here are some pictures of the difficulty (and pain) of making it all happen.