Lock top chimney dampers can be used to halt energy loss up through the chimney. Easy installation process for any do-it-yourself homeowner.
Learn how to size your chimney flue for a chimney pot. This chart displays guidelines based on typical dimensions of flue liners. Flue dimensions will vary depending upon manufacturer and age of flue liner. Be sure to accurately measure the flue liner before ordering a chimney pot to insure that the pot will fit properly.
Just like a wood built chimney chase, a masonry brick chimney can also benefit from having a stainless steel chase cover. A stainless steel chase cover will fit over the top of your chimney and prevents the elements, snow, rain, or hail from deteriorating your chimney.
There are two main types of prefabricated chimneys: air cooled chimneys and insulated chimneys (often referred to as solid-pack or non-air cooled). Each pipe requires a different type of chimney cap. If you look up at your chimney and you do not see a chimney rain cap on your flue, then a cap should be installed immediately to prevent costly repairs down the road.
Is there a large hole in your living area that is directly connected to the outside? There is if you have a fireplace with a chimney. The damper is an important part of your fireplace chimney. It does more than just control the amount of heat your fireplace sends into the room.
Top termination kit for the rigid liner system explained in full detail by Rockford Chimney Supply. This job can easily be done by a do-it-yourself homeowner after watching this DIY video.
Rockford's Terra Cotta Top Plates are designed to mount onto chimneys where the terra cotta clay liner tile extends above the level of the chimney. Measure the outside dimensions of the clay tile liner. Then use the chart to find the Top Plate that will fit your chimney.
Clay chimney pots can be as plain or decorative as you wish, and any shape imaginable. Chimney pots are still hand made using clay, allowing for intricate designs. Clay pots not only add architectural beauty, but serve as chimney extensions, that will increase the height of your chimney that may help boost your draft.
Covering the top of your chimney is an important thing to do to prevent costly damage caused by the elements. At the top of every chimney are two parts, the chimney crown and the chimney flue. These two parts can often get confused. Understanding the differences between a chimney cap and a chimney cover will make purchasing what you need much easier.