Fireplace Liners


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Old 11-11-03, 12:22 PM
Rusty Shacklefo
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Fireplace Liners

Had the chimney sweep out today.

He found a crack in the tile that runs about 6 feet. He gave me an estimate of $800 to repair this ($600 parts, $200 labor).

Has anyone had experience with this? Does this quote sound reasonable? The chimney is about 10-12 feet high and 8" in diameter.

Thanks
 
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Old 11-11-03, 12:43 PM
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Rusty Shacklefo,

I would get a couple more bids and then decide. Seems high.

Good Luck!
 
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Old 11-11-03, 03:57 PM
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what is he doing to repair this. how is he repairing it. or is he relining it.
 
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Old 11-11-03, 04:31 PM
Rusty Shacklefo
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He is inserting a stainless steel liner from the top to the firebox (insert type). The most expensive item on his quote is a section of flexible stainless steel tubing to make the curve in the flue (its $369).
 
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Old 11-11-03, 04:45 PM
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stainless steel liner is exspensive. quote is not unreasonable if it is a reputible company .the most important part is to jion it to the smoke chamber proprely using expansion tape on the bottom of the liner and cement it in with CHAMBERTECH. this is special modified cement for parging smoke chambers. hope this helps
 
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Old 11-13-03, 04:58 PM
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Just wanted to say thanks for your help.

I've decided to go with the company's estimate. Their reputation is ok and I don't think I could save enough to make it worthwhile to obtain additional estimates.
 
 

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