Chimney • ChimTek
Frequently Asked Questions
You will find answers to some of the most common asked questions in this section. If you have a question that is not answered in this area, please call us.
Why is a ChimTek masonary chimney system better, then the standard masonary chimney with a terra cotta flue (the orange colored liner you see out the top of the chimney)?
ChimTek is Safer, More Efficient, Longer Lasting and a Better Value. ChimTek is the best masonary chimney system on the market for many reasons as stated above, and here is first reason. ChimTek liners are made of a Special Blend of Volcanic Pumice Aggregates and Refractory Cements to Withstand Extremely High Temperatures and Resist corrosive acids, which are present in solid-fuel gases. ChimTek double lining concept with a lyer of insulation. A thicker liner as well. The ChimTek liner becomes hot almost instantly when a fire is started, and remains warm during periods of slow-burn. This improves the efficiency of the heating appliance and reduces creossote formation.