Masonry Chimney Lining and Safety

Keep your masonry chimney safe to use, and learn about two chimney relining installation methods.



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Installing the weather-sealing, stainless steel cap on a Ventinox relined chimney.
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insulcrete-lining
To reline a chimney with the Insulcrete system, a bladder is inserted into the flue and inflated with an air compressor.
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chimney-flames
Flames from a chimney fire can generate temperature that exceed 2000°F.
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ventinox-baseplate
.The Ventinox system usually uses a stainless steel baseplate inside the smoke chamber.
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An insulated chimney after four years' use, without cleaning.
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uninsulated-chimney
An uninsulated flue after one season.
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pouring-insulcrete-lining
The cement and insulation mixture is poured in from the top.
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