Chimneys and fireplaces have a long history of heating humanity in the cold winter months. The height of the chimney is very important when it comes to the functionality of the heating appliance or fireplace. However, some chimneys like the one pictured here bares concern of not just functionality problems but also safety hazards. While traditional fireplaces are aesthetically pleasing, it is crucial that they are constructed up to code.
Chimney liner installation instructions for the do-it-yourself homeowner presented by Rockford Chimney Supply. How to Install A Chimney Liner made easy.
For centuries, homeowners have been using fireplaces to heat their homes. Wood is the oldest fuel used to heat residential homes. In this day and age, people have found alternative ways to heat their homes, from oil fired boilers, natural gas furnaces, propane heaters and electric baseboard heaters. Fireplaces are now used for nothing more than being aesthetically pleasing. Fireplaces have turned into a place where heating and cooling is lost. There are ways to reduce the energy loss, it’s just a matter of what you want out of our fireplace.
How to install your Rock-Flex chimney tee body, snout, and bottom termination. Step-by-step process for attaching your Rock-Flex chimney tee body, snout and bottom termination to the chimney liner and through the thimble.
Why invest in a Stainless Steel Chimney Cap? There are several dangers in not investing in a Stainless Steel Chimney Cap. They are as follows: excessive moisture from rain and snow, debris from leaves and sticks, birds bats and other animals, sparks can fly from top of chimney in a chimney fire, and water in your furnace.
How to install a chimney chase cover. Watch this short chimney chase cover installation video to fully understand how to properly put your chimney cover on the chase.
If you are considering installing a fireplace or converting to a fireplace insert, this is the best guide for you. Comparing both options and the differences will give you a good idea of what's best for your home and family.
When you think about installing a wood stove, your next thought should be about the chimney. The best, most well built stove, boiler, furnace, water heater etc... can only perform as well as the chimney that it’s connected to. They work together as a system.
Is a stainless chimney liner a good idea? In a variety of situations, the answer to this question is "yes." Chimney liners are an important component of a fireplace system because they go a long way toward preventing dangerous chimney fires. They contain smoke, soot and carbon monoxide that are produced when you use your fireplace or furnace.
Common measuring tips that come in handy when planning any type of chimney installation. From general measuring tips all the way to measuring clearance to your roof line or measuring roof pitch, we have the answers for you.