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    Do log burning fires need a chimney liner inserted?

    Plumbers

    Hello,
    I have a log burner fire installed in my home with a plate fitted above it also.
    When the fire is burning, the chimney breast does get very hot and there are some occasional crackling noises. Due to this I am considering a chimney liner to try help resolve this.
    Does my log burning fire need a chimney flue liner and will it make much difference to the heat on the chimney breast?
    Is my fire still safe to use in the meantime?

    Asked by Beverley on 28th Jul 2019
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    MattPlumb

    "It is normal for the chimney breast to get warm as the heat will conduct through the brick. It is important to get your chimney swept at least once a year to avoid any chimney fires, which is especially important if you have no flue. Flue liners are excellent at making the job quick and mess free."

    Answered on 29th Sep 2019 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    faze1gas

    "Do u have co detector in same room
    And yes flue liner will be 30% more efficient"

    Answered on 1st Sep 2019 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    sky blue plumbing and property maintainance

    "A flue liner would be better for all the reasons you stated above, thats what there designed to do carry the heat away with less heat escaping into the chimney its self."

    Answered on 2nd Aug 2019 - Member since Oct 2018 - report

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