Lower-Chimney's Removal, Wall Restructuring
Before and After
Remove lower part of chimney
Rebuild interior wall, insulate.
Create opening for window.
Make flat wall of bricks.
The First Rows Removed
Below the soffit, the bricks are removed.
The chimney above was removed earlier.
he roofers covered over the opening, no more chimney!
The Interior is Solid
The inside of a chimney stack, aside from the flues, is solid.
Brick Removal, Near Done
You can see the vapour barrier and drywall.
The chimney and fireplace on the other side of this wall were removed earlier.