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7 Most Common Chimney Issues

1. Utility Flue Blockages

If your utility flue is blocked or damaged, one possible result is carbon monoxide back drafting into the home, which is extremely dangerous.


2. Carbon Monoxide Leaking Into Home

Outdoor debris or broken flue tiles can block the flue pipe that vents your gas appliances, causing people inside the home to suffer fatal carbon monoxide poisoning.


3. Missing Gas Flue Chimney Cap

All chimneys need a cap, including gas flue caps installed on a gas furnace or hot water heater. Many problem arise when a chimney flue is without a cap.


4. Gas Flue Liner Deterioration

If a gas log fireplace has gaps or cracks in its chimney flue liner, the exhaust will not draw properly, causing a back draft.


5. Condensation

Flue gas exhaust is saturated with water vapor.  This dampness will speed up damage, otherwise avoided.


6. Efflorescence

Gas chimney water issues damage brickwork, flue liners, and cause a white chalky residue called efflorescence. If you see this substance, then it is likely damage is already present.


7. Improper Connectors

Gas furnaces and water heaters use pipes to attach the appliances to the chimney. If the connectors are improperly installed or damaged, then it will cause drafting and other issues that may allow carbon monoxide (CO) to back up inside the home.

Trust Your Gas Chimney Service Experts

Even if you don’t have a fireplace, you may still need a Chimney Sweep!

If you have any gas utility in your home, it must be serviced annually. Full Service Chimney sweeps maintain gas chimney flues in the Kansas City area.

If you have a Gas Furnace or Water Heater, then we can help you too!

Gas Furnace Chimney Flue Vent Service

What Makes a Gas Furnace Safe?

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What is the Purpose of a Gas Flue Vent?

When properly maintained, your gas flue provides safe and reliable venting of utility flue gases to the outdoors. That way your family can enjoy warm water and heat in the cold months of winter.

Does a Gas Chimney Need Cleaning?

Furnace flues and gas chimneys, like any other part of your home, will offer the least trouble if well maintained. Furnace Flue Servicing is needed every year depending on the type of appliance and gas flue that needs chimney service. 

Cost to Replace Gas Chimney Liner

The cost to replace or repair a gas flue liner system can often be under $2000. The cost of installing a stainless steel liner for a gas flue depends on several factors: 

  • Height of the furnace flue
  • Length of the flue liner
  • BTUs of the gas appliances

All this will affect the cost of a gas chimney repair. Keep in mind the final price will still be far cheaper than the resulting damage or danger of having an improper gas flue liner.

Gas Furnace Maintenance

Furnace flues and water heaters need regular maintenance. Gas furnace chimney liners are exposed to exhaust containing water vapor and acidic materials that damage the gas chimney’s flue tiles. It eats away at the mortar and gas flue tiles in the flue.

For this reason gas appliances need a chimney inspector to visit yearly to evaluate the vent pipes condition and clean sweep the flue if necessary.

What Our Customers Say

"We hired Full Service Chimney to repair flu's in three fireplaces at our lake house that were built incorrectly and would never draw the smoke, hence for 5 years we rarely if ever used them. Now they all three work perfectly!! These guys are incredibly professional, reliable and they communicate effectively every step of the way. When I wrote the last check (not a small one) I c..."


"Great company! Knowledgeable, courteous and they clean up well. I was very impressed with the demeanor of everyone I spoke to on the phone, or at my house. They definitely know what they’re doing. I highly recommend using this company for cleaning or repairs to your fireplace or chimney."


"Prompt, courteous, and thoroughly explained the job process."


"Scheduled one day, got in the next due to a cancellation. Very honest group, with no pressure or upselling! Our chimney didn't need to be cleaned, so we were only charged for the inspection. Looking forward to using them again!"


"The 3 person crew that installed a new fireplace liner did an excellent job: They were very professional and friendly, They cleaned up after finishing, and They clearly explained the warranty and operation of the new damper. It is obvious the guys took pride in their work! I could not have more pleased with the experience."


Your Kansas City Gas Furnace and Water Heater Experts

Full Service Chimney provides gas chimney service for gas furnaces and hot water heaters in the Kansas City area.

Let us help maintain the chimney flues that vent your gas utilities.

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