What does Chimney Cap Mean?
Definition of Chimney cap in Construction
The cap over the top of a chimney. Normally this cap is a decorative element of architectural significance. The cap is designed to eliminate rain and moisture from entering the flues of the chimney, and prevent birds and small animals from entering. The chimney cap is important to maintain the integrity of the chimney itself by eliminating moisture build up and accumulation of rainwater.
Chimney caps are common on old colonial chimneys to modern contemporary ones. C
Picture of a Chimney Cap