Useing a charcoal chimneyChimneys
If you prepare food on a grill frequently, then the chimney charcoal starter is the thing for you. It doesn't require lighter fluids to ignite and so, doesn't give the grilled food lighter fluid taste.
Remove the wire rack of ...
Cleaning a wood stove chimney flueChimneys
A wood stove or a wood heater must have its flues cleaned twice each heating season to assure its functionality and efficiency.
Find out the dimensions of the flue and buy a right sized chimney brush. Also, buy some connecting ...
Chimney flashing repairChimneys
Repairing a chimney flashing is a relatively hard task. Actually repairing a flashing means replacing it. It is found under the roof shingles. First thing you need to do is measure around the chimney to order a right flashing. Go to a sheet metal ...
Flexible chimney liner installationChimneys
A flexible chimney liner can be installed either from top to bottom or the other way around. The task itself is fairly easy but you must be careful and make sure that the liner is big enough to let some space between the chimney and itself.
Chimney flashing maintenance - Safety measuresChimneys
When doing any work on a chimney flashing, you must pay attention to some safety measures, so that you don't get hurt. Hiring a professional for the job isn't always necessary.
Sometimes, electric cables, telephone cables or ...
Chimney fan typesChimneys
There are many types of chimney fans to choose from depending on the fireplace and stove type. Lack of draft in a chimney requires fixing. Using a chimney fan will solve the problem. The fan must be installed at the top of the chimney and is easi ...
Chimney cowl typesChimneys
Chimney cowls, also known as chimney caps are used to prevent wind from drawing the smoke back into the chimney and so into the house. These cowls also keep out small animals from entering the chimney. Chimney cowls are chosen depending on the is ...
Chimney stove pipe installationChimneys
The chimney stove pipe connects the stove to the chimney flue. Depending on the chimney type, you will need to choose a specific type of stove pipe. You need to take some facts into consideration when you install or replace such a pipe.
Chimney flashing replacementChimneys
The chimney flashing protects the house roofing from leaks. Detecting any leaks in the roof may mean that the chimney flashing requires repairs.
Tools and materials needed
8 inch Galvanized Flashing
Pre-bent Galvanized Step Flashing
How to install a flexible flue linerChimneys
The flexible flue chimney liner is not a proper primary liner and should be used only when relining a chimney that has curves and bends. This liner is usually made out of stainless steel.
Proper insulation is very important. To f ...