Insulated chimney liner install

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Cjw1974

New Member
Dec 15, 2020
28
Illinois
It should be a kit sold with the liner.
Finally was able to have one of two local chimney guys come to my house and he wanted to sell me the liner he says he almost exclusively installs and it was a Homesaver Ultra Pro. It is a .006 liner. The kit cost he said was about $1600. I then asked about a heavier liner and he had a sample of a "heavy" liner he recently had installed, it was a cutoff from it, and it was .010 he said and it withstood me bouncing on and didnt even think about crushing. It was Homesaver as well, just can't remember if it was their "ultrapro" line or not. That kit was about $2500. Would you happen to have any opinion on that manufacturer or advice? He took those numbers straight out of his sales catalog from the manufacture right in front of me so he wasn't marking them up on the spot.
 

bholler

Chimney sweep
Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
31,172
central pa
Finally was able to have one of two local chimney guys come to my house and he wanted to sell me the liner he says he almost exclusively installs and it was a Homesaver Ultra Pro. It is a .006 liner. The kit cost he said was about $1600. I then asked about a heavier liner and he had a sample of a "heavy" liner he recently had installed, it was a cutoff from it, and it was .010 he said and it withstood me bouncing on and didnt even think about crushing. It was Homesaver as well, just can't remember if it was their "ultrapro" line or not. That kit was about $2500. Would you happen to have any opinion on that manufacturer or advice? He took those numbers straight out of his sales catalog from the manufacture right in front of me so he wasn't marking them up on the spot.
Home saver is good liner. Made by Copperfield which is now the same as Olympia. If it was . 010 that was mid weight probably Olympia hybrid liner. They used to make rino flex as their heavy wall but they dropped that and now sell home saver heavy wall which is . 015
 

Cjw1974

New Member
Dec 15, 2020
28
Illinois
Home saver is good liner. Made by Copperfield which is now the same as Olympia. If it was . 010 that was mid weight probably Olympia hybrid liner. They used to make rino flex as their heavy wall but they dropped that and now sell home saver heavy wall which is . 015
I see, that's good to hear. Not much I can do on pricing, seems like it isn't too far out of line with what I can find online for a .010 olympia liner
 

fire_man

Minister of Fire
Feb 6, 2009
2,682
North Eastern MA
Nice thankyou. That is Olympia chimney supply's mid weight limer
Do you know why some liner manufacturer's call their single wall liners "smooth wall" and others don't? Is this just marketing?
I always thought smooth wall meant double ply but this is not always the case.
 

bholler

Chimney sweep
Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
31,172
central pa
Do you know why some liner manufacturer's call their single wall liners "smooth wall" and others don't? Is this just marketing?
I always thought smooth wall meant double ply but this is not always the case.
Mid weight and heavy weight are smooth wall and single wall. Rigid is smooth wall single ply. The only light wall smooth wall is the 2 ply stuff.
 

quartermeter

Member
Mar 7, 2014
17
Tenn

begreen

Mooderator
Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
98,134
South Puget Sound, WA
It has insulation checked as yes.

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