A few questions first.
Is the chimney functional? Is the flu venting anything in the home (i.e. furnace)? Does the chimney go through the roof, or next to the roof on the eave or rake?
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In most homes, the neccesity of new windows does not usually crack the top 3 in terms of energy efficiency improvements.
You can usually get more efficiency mileage and bang for your remodeling dollar ... read more