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    Poor Draft, No Flue Bottom

    I installed a stainless liner in my clay chimney flue when I put in a new wood furnace. I have been getting terrible draft. I have tried everything to improve it, but nothing has worked. Then it dawned on me that it is probably being caused by the fact that I ignorantly removed the cap at the...
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    My new stainless liner has issues. Are they worth fighting over?

    Got a new Forever Flex stainless steel liner installed in my 35 year old, exterior brick chimney with clay liner. They did not remove the old clay liner. I didn't like the way they jammed, twisted, pushed and forced it into the chimney. It got stuck on a bit of clay liner that was sticking...
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    Help! Can’t get liner down.

    So I’ve really messed up. I have a 30’ chimney with 8x12 flue tiles, and desperately want a wood stove in my fireplace. The chimney has never burned wood (old gas heater was used), and the tiles are in perfect shape. Trouble is, there’s an offset and I absolutely can’t get a 6” liner down. Now...
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    New to the sport- terracotta questions

    I have read both a ton of info about some using liners, and some not. Not the question, as we willing be using a stainless liner. We have a terracotta lined fireplace in the basement that is enormous, and we want to add a freestanding wood stove. We had the chimney inspected, and is in good...