We Can Install A Durable Stainless Steel Liner In Your System!
Many chimneys have been built through the years with clay tile flue liners, and while those have been known to perform well for many years, the wear of high heat and acidic deposits, not to mention water, can cause significant damage to the tiles and joints. Clay tiles generally don’t withstand chimney fires well, either, developing vertical cracks that make serious repair necessary.
Because of their durability, stainless steel liners have become more and more popular, both as replacements for damaged clay tile liners and as a means to resize a flue. Many times flues need to be resized in order to work with a new appliance and improve the performance of a chimney system. Old Hat Chimney Service techs routinely install stainless steel chimney liners, and we can help you decide whether steel is the right choice for your chimney.
The Benefits of Stainless Steel Chimney Liners
With Old Hat Chimney Service’s help, you’ll weigh a lot of different factors when deciding which chimney liner option is right for your system. Stainless steel liners bring a lot of benefits:
Stainless steel is a strong, corrosion-resistant material, so you can expect it to hold up to years and years of trouble-free use. And to underline that, these products — when installed by professional technicians like those at Old Hat Chimney Service — carry a lifetime warranty.
A smooth, smoke-tight surface helps encourage air flow in your chimney, since hot gases can travel quickly and efficiently, without gaps or cracks impeding their flow. And appliances will only perform optimally when they’re venting through a flue that’s sized correctly — a stainless steel liner can effectively resize a flue to achieve the flow you need.
A damaged clay tile liner can let heat and sparks get through to your masonry, and can let toxic gases leak into your living area. Installing a new stainless steel liner can provide strong, durable protection for your masonry and home.
Certain liners are only suitable for certain fuels, but stainless steel liners can be used for appliances that burn wood, gas and oil.
Having a stainless steel liner installed is often less expensive than restoring a clay tile liner, and given the durability and warranty, you can expect a good value over the long term, too.
Let Old Hat Chimney Service help you decide whether relining your chimney with a stainless steel liner is the right choice for you. Give us a call or click here to make an appointment with our NFI- and CSIA-certified technicians!