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Chimney Liners: Description, Types, and Importance

At High’s Chimney we’ve found that chimney liners are perhaps the most under-appreciated part of the fireplace and flue system. That’s why we decided to write a little piece giving an overview of their function and importance. What is a Chimney Liner A chimney exists to carry dangerous gasses out of the home, and it Read more

Why You Should Not Remove 3rd Degree Creosote from Tile Liners

In part 1 of this series, we explained the three stages of creosote buildup. In part 2, we explained how to remove creosote. Now for the case for not removing 3rd degree creosote from tile chimney liners. In tile-lined chimneys, it’s the exceptional chimney that has good mortar joints.  In fact, if I were to Read more

About Chimney Creosote – Part 1: The 3 Stages

What is Creosote? Creosote is actually just one of the components in the stuff (aside from the ash) that’s left over when wood is burned.  The whole mix of tar and creosote and soot is commonly called creosote.  The term is almost exclusively used when talking about burning wood.  If discussing soot resulting from burning Read more

Masonry Chimney Repair & Relining

Masonry Chimney Repair is an important if forgotten component of chimney maintenance, call us for a free consultation to ensure your chimney is sturdy and safe. Read more

Types of Chimney Liners

About Chimney relining: Types of Chimney Liners No matter what sort of chimney lining you have, in time it will need to be maintained or relined. Understanding the three major types of chimney liners will help you discuss with a trusted professional the best way to line your chimney and keep your home safe and Read more

Benefits Of A Stainless Steel Chimney Liner

Chimney liners are a vital element in the operation of your fireplace or wood stove. And when the liner has deteriorated, cracked or aged beyond its limit you have a choice of materials for the replacement chimney liner. Clay tile is a traditional choice for the liner, although you can also choose cement or aluminum. Read more

All About Your Chimney Lining

Lining your Chimney Why are so many people having their chimneys relined these days? As cold weather approaches and you fire up your heating system, wood stove or fireplace, are you thinking about the inside of your chimney system?  In a perfect world, the inside of a chimney is something you’d never have to think about. Unfortunately Read more