roof supports for Duratech chimney

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Sep 3, 2008
my chimney will be about 30 inches inside the outer wall, second floor. No attic.. I was thinking it would be nice not to make more holes in the roof sheathing OSB for the 2 metal chimney supports. The only way to do that would be to run the metal arms down to the edge of the roof, about 5 ft,
and separate them by about 2-3 ft. Like a Y configuration. Would that work??? Most people do the 90 degree arms and screw them into the roof.
What do you think???


Minister of Fire
Oct 7, 2008
Lackawaxen PA
It doesn't take much to brace the chimney. I think any sort of Y configuration would be good.