Sometimes when it is cold there is a need to warm the house and the things you use to warm the house for example charcoal, produce a gas that is not healthy if left to stay in the house. A chimney flue is basically pipe that is used for letting out carbon monoxide and other gases that get emitted when you heat a house by use fuel application. For your house to get enough heat and no smoke, the chimney liner is necessary for that it removes all the required gases that can affect you.
Continuous lengths of wrinkly tubing are put inside the chimney flue which makes flexible liners. Fitting a fire or wood burning stove or lining a chimney doesn’t have to be specifically done as a DIY work but it does have to go in line with the building regulations. It is important that the work was done should be perfect and straight from the books so that it doesn’t cause unnecessary damages You should be extremely careful when doing this kind of work because it is like any other building work. Therefore, notification to the local council’s building control should be done. Safety measure is a must, and as you build the chimney, there is an importance to make a temporary building around the chimney to safeguard nearby people.
A visual check must be done on a new flue installation, a chimney installation or an existing chimney.
It is possible to do this yourself if you know and understand how to go about this kind of work. There is a way to go about it, and that is ensuring first that you know the dos and don’t s in this area. You could find that you are indeed capable of doing your chimney work and in this case, you need to be very precise for your safety. If you are not so particular about the work you are undertaking, it would be advisable to let an expert do it.
Cleaning the chimney is necessary before putting a new chimney liner. Segments that are loosely hanging on the chimney wall may fall off if the chimney is not cleaned while working on the liner. Installation of a wood stove should be done while installing the liner or soon after that.
Since not all liners go with the kind of fuel that you require; you should talk to your supplier for advising you.
Insulation for your flue pipe is essential. Without insulation of the liner, water would come back down the pipe into your stove. The Stove would not serve its purpose efficiently in this case.