Chimney liners, also known as fireplace liners or flue liners, are placed in your chimney and it gives the smoke and gases a passageway to find a safe way out of your home. A stainless steel chimney liner can be used to separate the exhaust of your fireplace or furnace from the rest of your home.
Your home’s chimney can perform better, more safely, and more productively when you have a stainless steel chimney liner in place. If gases or chemicals get inside your chimney, it can severely corrode your chimney. These gases that will eat away at your chimney can lead to danger, such as fires and leaks.
If a chimney liner is unlined or not lined properly, it can pose a serious safety hazard for your home. Since creosote is flammable, if there is too much in a place, a fire will be created inside your chimney.
A chimney liner will also improve the efficiency of your chimney and fireplace because when the chimney flue is sized correctly. Not only do chimney liners create the passageway for dangerous gases to get out, but it also creates the draft that is needed to use your fireplace.
There are a number of different materials that are used to make chimney liners, but one of the most popular materials is stainless steel. If your fireplace or stove burns gas, oil, or wood, you will see the benefits of a stainless steel chimney liner. If you find yourself needing to replace your chimney liner and you do not want to pay a significant amount of money, a stainless steel chimney liner will be your best option.
As a homeowner, you will want to pay attention to the entire condition of your chimney, including the chimney liner, flue, chimney caps, and other things. If you think your chimney is not performing the way it should, and you think you need to replace your chimney liner, contact us today for a chimney inspection.