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For A Safer, More Efficient Chimney, Reline With Stainless Steel

Chimney liners are an important part of the chimney system with an important job: they keep the heat and byproducts of the fire contained. Without them, the chimney’s masonry is exposed to all of the damaging and corrosive byproducts and moisture of combustion, and the risk of house fire and carbon monoxide poisoning is significant.

But believe it or not, for many years, chimneys were built without liners.

When liners began to be incorporated, they were made of clay or terra cotta tiles, which can offer years of protection and service — but unfortunately, when clay tile liners do get damaged, repairs can be costly and messy. For this reason, chimney professionals began relining with stainless steel chimney liners, which can be easily installed or replaced, and carry a lifetime guarantee.

Stainless steel liners are actually now code in New York, even if your chimney is brand new, so if you don’t have a stainless steel liner or a chimney liner at all, it’s time to have your chimney relined.

When else will you need to reline your chimney?

  • When your existing liner is water or heat damaged
  • When your flue needs to be resized in order to effectively vent your fireplace or stove
  • When your existing liner has experienced a chimney fire
  • When you’re changing fuels and your existing liner isn’t approved to vent your new fuel type

We also reline boiler/furnace flues and replace old, dangerous smoke pipe. Learn more here.

What Makes Stainless Steel Liners The Best Choice?

You might be wondering what makes stainless steel liners the best choice. Here are three reasons we always reline with stainless steel:

  • Stainless steel liners last a lifetime.
  • Stainless steel liners can safely and effectively vent all fuel types (gas, oil, wood, pellet).
  • Stainless steel liners are available in many sizes.

Relining your chimney with a properly fitted stainless steel liner can help you save fuel, prevent fires, and protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning — and because the liners we carry and install here at Alpine Chimney Sweeps come with a lifetime warranty, you can rest assured your investment will be well worth it.

Request An Appointment Today To Get Your Appointment On The Calendar

Ready to schedule your free estimate for your chimney relining service? Call Alpine Chimney Sweeps or request an appointment right here through our website — we’ll take great care of you and your home!


If you’re tired of the messy or outdated appearance of your fireplace, talk to us today about chimney and fireplace refacing options. We provide the complete range of chimney and fireplace repairs to keep the system working efficiently and safely.