Our copper chimney caps are made with 16
oz copper with ¼ mesh screen (hardware cloth).
Copper chimney caps provide protection
from moisture, debris, and wildlife and provide ventilation for
Each of our chimney caps are handcrafted
to fit your specifications.
Copper will last a lifetime and does not
rot like wood, rust like steel, or crack like clay.
Copper chimney caps provide an elegant
finishing touch to any home.
Patina finish available for an additional 10% (aged green
Measuring for a Copper Chimney Cap:
First, measure the flue (this is the pipe
where the smoke comes out usually square, rectangular, or
Measure the flue from side to side.
Measure the gap between the flues.
Measure the height of the tallest flue
(how far it measures above the chimney crown).
Measure from the outer most flue to
the outside edge of the chimney crown.
If you have a rectangular flue or more
than one flue, you will most likely need a rectangular
Measure the span of the flues (if more
than one) from the outer most edge of the length and width.
Second, measure the outer most point of
the chimney crown (side to side).
If you are interested in the Hip Roof Copper Chimney Cap, please
provide your roof pitch and we will match the angle of your roof.
page for measuring roof pitch.
Installing a Copper Chimney Cap:
Use clean, protective gloves when handling
and installing copper chimney caps.
First, when working with copper sheet
metal, always wear clean gloves, to protect your hands from cuts
and scratches and also to protect the copper chimney cap from
Check the dimensions of your chimney crown
and your copper chimney cap before you lift the copper chimney
cap to the roof.
The next step is to check to see what type
of material you will be mounting your copper chimney cap on:
wood, stucco, brick, stone or concrete.
For wood you will need 1 ¼ to 1 ½ deck
For stucco with a wood backing you will
need 1 ½ to 2 deck screws.
For stucco with brick backing, brick,
stone, concrete you can use Tapcon masonry screws. Tapcon has
¼ x 1 ¼ screw kits with bits.
Using at least 2 installers, lift the
copper chimney cap and set it on the chimney crown.
You may want to mark the center of each
side of the copper chimney cap and chimney crown for precise
alignment. Once in place, you will need to drill ¼ holds in
the skirt or flange horizontally and uniformly. Example: if
your chimney cap is 18 x 36, on the 18 side drill 2 holes 6
from each end, on the 36 side drill 2 holes 6 from each end
and one in the center.
Using the type screws for the material
your chimney crown secure the copper chimney cap in place.
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2 French Curve Copper Chimney Caps
We just finished installing the two
French copper chimney caps that you made for us, and boy do they
look great! Also, please let your fabricators know that I
appreciate the really fine work that they did. I have been doing
copper fabrication and installation myself for over thirty years
now, so I know excellent craftsmanship when I see it!