chimney breast damp

M

marsaday

I have a chimney in the lounge which has a gas fire in there. The flue is not lined.

The paint on this breast is peeling off and so it must be damp somewhere. I think this is caused by the condensation forming in the flue.

How do i cure this problem. There are no vents i think into this breast. I will need to check that, but i dont think there are any.
 
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If you use the fire then that will deal with any condensation

You may have either penetrating moisture, or the tar may be leeching through from the flue
 

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