Absolutely needed and necssary. I am amazed at how many chimneys I come across that will have a poured concrete crown on it, with the proper overhang, but not a drip edge cut into the overhang and the masonry below the crown is failing. This little detail, drip edge, is crucial to you avoiding expensive masonry repairs down the road.
General advice. Contact licensed chimney expert for your particular situation.
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