Is it worth lining a chimney?
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If there is any risk that the chimney could leak fumes in to the house they must line it with a suitable re-lining material. There are quite a few choices of system and the most popular is the flexible stainless steel type. It may be an essential part of your installation.
How long does a chimney lining last?
How long will a chimney liner last? Different liners have a different life expectancy. An entry point stainless steel flue liner will have a 10 year guarantee. A more expensive stainless steel liner will have a 20 year guarantee.
How do I know if my chimney needs a new liner?
If your chimney liner has cracks or is broke, then it is time for a new chimney liner. Some chimneys have never had a liner added, and if your chimney doesn’t have a chimney liner, then you should have one installed.
Can you line a chimney yourself?
Can I fit a flue liner / chimney system / stove myself? Yes. Most of our customers fit their stove and or flue liner / system themselves. You do not have to use a professional installer if you are competent to do the work yourself.
Can I install a chimney liner yourself?
Yes it can – and will! While having your chimney liner professionally installed can be more convenient but ends up being costly, averaging anywhere from $2,500 to $5,000. With our DIY Chimney Liner Kits you will have all the components needed to reline your chimney and you wont break the bank!
How is a chimney liner installed?
How To Actually Install a Chimney Liner
- Review Chimney.
- Appropriate Diameter Liner and Measurements.
- Buy a Chimney Liner.
- Flatten the Liner and Apply Insulation.
- Use Spray Adhesive, Foil Tape and a Hose Clamp.
- Attach Rope and Get on the Boat.
- Position the Bottom Connector.
- Seal the Chimney Crown.
Who is the chimney works?
Local volunteer firefighter Breck Holladay has been an authorized chimney lining installer since 1980. After attending Supaflu training and certification school, Breck started The Chimney Works while working as a boat builder.
Why choose Pickett’s chimney sweep and liners?
Pickett’s Chimney Sweep and Liners has been by far the leading installer of stainless steel liners in Central and Southern Maine for years because of hard work and honesty. Pickett’s Chimney Sweep and Liners lines residential chimneys as well as commercial chimneys.
When did you start building and cleaning chimneys?
I started lining, building, and cleaning chimneys as soon as I graduated (1976) high school in Augusta, ME for a local stove shop. I knew back then that this was something I wanted to continue with as I have a real passion for this type of work.