Question by ray rob: how much would it cost to tear down and rebuild a 18ft chimney? chimney has pulled away from the house by about 3 inches and is in need of several brick that fell out
Answered by LCD: Depends a LOT on what the nature of the problem is - frost heaving, disintegration of bricks, wood rot at the chimney interface, foundation failure, mortar deterioration, etc - can run from probably in the $1000'sish range on up to the cost of a total rebuild - commonly several thousand for standard 2-story chimney.
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