1798 E. State Road 18 Brookston, Indiana 47923

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A quality chimney liner is one of the most important parts of a safely functioning chimney. All homes built in the U.S. after 1940 are required by code to have a chimney liner. Building codes also require that liners must be replaced if they have deteriorated or been irreparably damaged.

Traditionally chimney liners are clay tile inserts. Most modern homeowners choose stainless steel when replacing their chimney liner. Stainless steel liners are more simple to install and more economical than clay tiles. Stainless steel liners can be purchased in either rigid or flexible varieties.
 
Chimney caps prevent moisture damage to the brick and concrete of your chimney by keeping wind, rain and snow out. Chimney caps also prevent rodents, bats and birds from building nests inside the chimney itself.

A good chimney cap also includes a mesh screen to control sparks which can be drawn up a chimney on windy days. If your home is located within a wooded area, a chimney cap with a spark arrestor is strongly recommended to avoid the possibility of a fire.

Chimney caps come in a variety of materials, with aluminum, stainless steel and cast iron being the most popular. Copper chimney caps are another way of adding a beautiful architectural element to your roof with the copper oxiding to a classic moss green over time.

Certified Sweeps Chimney Professionals will help you chose and install the chimney liner and cap designed to meet the building code and aesthetic requirements of your home.
 


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Certified Sweeps Chimney Professionals
1798 E. State Road 18
Brookston, IN 47923

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