Installing a chimney liner
If your chimney liner is damaged, this could lead to dangerous carbon monoxide and smoke accumulation in your home. To fix this issue, you must install a new liner.
To see any debris or dirt that might be in the chimney use a probe.rclma The task of cleaning the chimney should be done by a hired professional because he has the right tools and knowledge about this process. Cleaning the chimney yourself is dangerous and can lead to inefficient results.
One of the most common type of liner is the stainless steel liner, which is flexible and fairly cheap.
Using a winch attached to the liner, gently lower the liner down the chimney. Be careful not to damage it or else you will probably need to repeat the process with a different liner. Don’t forget to secure the plates at the bottom of the liner so that it will remain in its proper place.
For insulating matters, use a mixture of vermiculite and cement. The mixture must be poured between the liner and bricks and will assure insulation and a faster heat buildup in the fireplace.