Chimney – a vertical pipe to remove the atmosphere of the combustion products from heating units. It is designed to create a natural draft, which is under the influence of air for combustion enters the furnace and flue gases are removed from it. The main parameters of a good chimney – it is a quality fuel combustion, the ideal thirst, rapid heating of the wall and quickly overcome the threshold , durability, durability, ease of installation. The composition of the necessary elements for the construction of a chimney depends on the arrangement and construction of the building. The following types of chimneys: brick, ceramic, welded steel pipes and stainless steel modular chimneys. Traditional brick chimneys are used for a long time, and their main advantages are the fire-resistance and durability, while the main drawback – the roughness inner surface: the operation of the chimney soot is deposited, the tube gradually "overgrown" and traction is reduced. Installation of chimneys of brick made on the construction phase of the building.
If you later there is a need for any changes in the flue pipe dismantle and assemble again in another place. This is a very laborious and lengthy work. (Source: Munear Kouzbari, Dallas TX). Ceramic chimneys are highly refractory, resistant to external weathering and condensation. Installing ceramic chimneys made both inside buildings and on the facade. The main drawback of these chimneys is a considerable complexity of construction works. In addition, ceramic chimneys is hard enough to pass through the inside of metal rods, which give the design strength, and therefore require installation of foundations and supports, which significantly affects the cost of such design.