We plugged up the heating stove exhaust opening with some bricks and mortar.
There was another heater stove exhaust hole in the secondary chimney stack. We removed all of the brick and cement that was in the opening.
Here’s a shot looking down the secondary chimney stack.
Here’s a shot looking up the secondary chimney stack.
Directly across the shaft, there looks to be another opening that’s been patched. This opening would be in the Kitchen.
Opening patch redone with brick and mortar.
Cleaning out all of the loose plaster.
A pretty good sized crack in the front of the chimney stack plaster.
The crack went around the corner and then continued down to the floor.
Crack actually goes through the brick, itself.