Leak in Gas Fireplace - Is It Condensation?

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Marshall Wiles
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Twelve years ago we had a gas log fireplace added to our home.  The contractor did an inadequate job on the flashing, so earlier this year I had to replace the flashing, shingles and rotten wood on the chimney.  Everything was fine until today, when I noticed what looks like a small amount of water (maybe a quarter of a cup) dripping through the front of the fireplace while it was being used.  I'm thinking this may have been condensation; however, it's the first time in twelve years that we've experenced this.  What are your thoughts?

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