Flue liner

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Drywaller87

New Member
Nov 17, 2021
1
Atlanta
So I had a guy come out and install a flue liner in my unlined masonry chimney for a wood burning fireplace and he installed the first 20ish ft from the top with a stainless liner. He left a gap of about 2.5 ft, the lined 3ft ft from bottom up. So there’s a 2.5ft gap in my liner. Is this remotely normal?
 

bholler

Chimney sweep
Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
28,681
central pa
So I had a guy come out and install a flue liner in my unlined masonry chimney for a wood burning fireplace and he installed the first 20ish ft from the top with a stainless liner. He left a gap of about 2.5 ft, the lined 3ft ft from bottom up. So there’s a 2.5ft gap in my liner. Is this remotely normal?
Nope that isn't normal or ok