Your chimney is a very important part of your house. Before chimneys existed, houses could not be more than a story tall because it was impossible to contain and dispose of fire smoke. Romans used an early form of the chimney to get smoke out of bakeries, but a real, modern chimney did not exist in Europe until the 12th century. Chimneys and the stories that surround them have evolved since then. The tale of Santa Clause coming down a chimney originated in an 1823 poem. In the UK, it is thought to be good luck for a bride to see a chimney sweep on the day she is wed. Currently, they can add as much as $12,000 to a home’s value.
Chimney flue liners and similar accessories can help to add to and to protect this value. Chimney liners and chimney covers or chimney caps can help to preserve the chimney’s structural integrity from water damage and make them easier to clean, expanding their lifetime and thereby their value. Chimney flue liners and chimney cover caps can help to make your chimney and fireplace more safe, effective, and valuable to your home.