The Stainless Steel Reline Process
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NOTE! - (STEPS 3,4,12,13,14 AND 17 MAY NOT
BE NECESSARY OR APPLY TO MOST CHIMNEYS)
IF THESE STEPS ARE NEEDED, THEY WILL BE ON YOUR ESTIMATE

1. The A Clean Sweep crew places drop cloths around the area where the work will be performed.

2. The necessary tools and equipment are set up and ready to go.

3. We begin by pressure washing the chimney to prep it for waterproofing at the end of the process.

4. The entire chimney is pressure washed.

5. The new stainless steel liner brought up to the roof for placement.

6. The crew carefully lowers the new liner down into the chimney.

7. Here you can see where the liner stops at the smoke chamber towards the bottom of the chimney.

8. A member of the team places insulation around the pipe to hold the insulation mix in place.

9. Here you can see the insulation in place and two chimney brushes with rods holding everything in place.

10. From the top of the chimney a crew member pours Supaflu Mix down to the other end of the pipe to "set" the pipe in place.

11. Here you can see another picture of the technician now pouring insulation around the stainless steel liner.

12. A crew member climbs into the firebox and begins the process of using high heat resistant refractory cement to parge the smoke chamber.

13. More parging.

14. A view of the finished parged smoke chamber.

14. Next the crown wash at the top of the chimney is skillfully crafted to keep future moisture / rain from entering the system.

15. Here is an image of the final crown wash pour.

16. Any dust or debris is washed off the roof.

17. The chimney is then waterproofed using a brick sealant to keep out moisture.

18. Finally, the work area is washed clean.