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Supaflu Relining Day 3

The Supaflu had hardened overnight, so it was time for the finishing touches. The tube was deflated and removed from the flue, revealing the new Supaflu liner. The smoke chamber needed some smoothing, and after some quality time with wood chisels and rasps, it looks pretty good. After the smoke chamber was Read More »

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Chimney in middle of restoration process

Supaflu Relining Day 2

Supaflu is a lightweight, insulating concrete material that is designed for relining chimneys. It is listed to UL 1777, the standard for chimney lining systems. Today, we filled the chimney with this lining material. To prepare the chimney for the pour, a plywood form was placed at the lintel of Read More »

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Supaflu Relining Day 1

We began renovating a fireplace chimney. This will be a fairly complete chimney renovation including waterproofing and a cast in place Supaflu chimney liner. The purpose of the renovation is to prevent further water damage and improve the functioning of the fireplace chimney. The smoke chamber of the fireplace is poorly constructed, Read More »

From the inside of the stove we see the liner fits well and is ready to vent all the products of combustion.

Renovating A Fireplace By Installing A Wood Stove Insert

If you want to reduce your heating bills and improve the look of your old fireplace, installing a modern wood burning appliance is the way to go. Last week we had the opportunity to update a small fireplace by installing a Regency 2400 wood burning insert. Regency makes some of the best Read More »

New technology for chimney repair!

We have just completed factory training to be HeatShield installers. HeatShield is the only product available to be listed for flue repair. This gives us several options to repair flue and smoke chamber defects in a more cost-effective manner. HeatShield is a ceramic refractory material that fills gaps between flue tiles or Read More »

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