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Gusington:
Totally saturated.

Jarhead0331:

--- Quote from: GDS_Starfury on February 06, 2021, 10:56:34 AM ---if its just brick and stucco then it sounds like those materials are just saturated with moisture, much like Gus's groin.
its that moisture thats slowly leeching through and into and onto the surface.  best bet is your going to have to wait for a long dry spell and then have it resealed.

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Have what resealed though? I just had the entire chimney coated with some kind of a duracoat and the roofer has done the flashing several times.

GDS_Starfury:
any pictures? 
was the inside of the chimney sealed or just the outside?

Gusington:
There can already be moisture trapped within the brick or the stucco, which got in before the re-sealing.

jamus34:

--- Quote from: Gusington on February 06, 2021, 10:32:35 AM ---Do you have a good general contractor - besides the roofer? A good one will have a way to diagnose the issue.

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Talking to a dedicated chimney guy probably wouldn't hurt either.

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