chimney connector

chimney connector

A pipe or metal breeching which connects and makes the transition from furnaces and boilers to the flue of a chimney.
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Chimneys and chimney connectors accounted for the largest share of home-heating fires (36 percent).
Have a qualified technician evaluate chimneys and chimney connectors to verify proper installation, and check for cracks, blockages, or leaks.
All chimneys and chimney connectors should be evaluated for proper installation, cracks, blockages or leaks and repaired if necessary.
According to the most recent statistics from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), chimneys and chimney connectors accounted for the largest share (36 percent) of home heating fire incidents in 2005, with "failure to clean" accounting for two-thirds of those fires.