Chimney Liner Replacement
A proper functioning chimney liner is critical to the performance and ultimately the safety of all occupants in the home or business. Stainless steel chimney liners have been the standard that are being used to replace the terracotta clay chimney liners that are found in most homes. Most importantly, for safety reasons, it is critical that your chimney be inspected annually. There are some common problems you can have with your chimney liner. If you are having issues, call us for our Free Chimney Inspection Service. Ensure the safety of your home and your family by having your chimney be properly inspected.
The purpose of a chimney liner is to keep the heat of flue gases inside the chimney so the chimney can’t overheat nearby combustible material (such as the framing and walls of your house) and possibly cause a fire. The liner also keeps carbon monoxide, moisture, smoke, creosote, and other products of combustion from seeping through the bricks and mortar of your chimney and leaking into your home. For more information about chimney liners & chimney liner replacement, check out our blog post - Do I Need A Chimney Liner.
Fitting a chimney with a properly sized liner is the best line of defense against future problems. This ensures good draft by preventing flue gases from expanding and cooling.
The liners we provide are:
Chimneys are a wonderful part of any home and allow for the luxury of having a fire indoors. But to enjoy your chimney, you must understand the risks as well and it is imperative that the lining of the flue be in excellent condition. In short, chimney liners act as a barrier between the inside of the chimney and the rest of the home. They also help channel gas byproducts out of the space and offer maximum protection from the heat.
Chimney liner replacement is necessary every so often. This process involves removing the existing, damaged liner and simply replacing it with a new one. New stainless steel chimney liners could go a long way to ensuring the safety of your home and your family. Through our years of service, we have handled a wide array of liner replacement jobs. including a chimney liner replacement on multiple floors in Manhattan.
Over time, flue gases and water vapor can break down mortar joints from inside the chimney itself, where it is virtually impossible to see without special equipment. When left unaddressed, defects in the chimney’s flue liner can lead to serious health dangers. Combustible gases, such as carbon monoxide, are able to seep through these cracks and gaps and enter into your home. This can cause sickness or death and even lead to chimney fires, so make sure you are aware of quality chimney liner replacement and the protection afforded by stainless steel chimney liners.
There are numerous benefits to installing a stainless steel chimney liner into your home. Some of these benefits include an easier installation process, better insulation, and a longer lifespan. They can have higher initial costs than other types of liners, but prove to be better options in the long run. Replace your older liner with a top of the line stainless steel liner today.
It is important to acknowledge if you are in need of a chimney liner replacement. If you have a home in Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens or even Westchester, you may want to have your chimney inspection done by Always Affordable to make sure that flue gasses are not entering your home. Contact us today to get started.