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    Re: red staining on chimney

    Thanks for the quick feedback.

    My chimney and smoke pipe are all stainless steel; there is no brick in the chimney. The cap is all SS too.

    The source is the issue. Neither technicians,...
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    red staining on chimney

    I have been pursuing this issue for quite some time. My oil fired boiler is running fine as verified several times by various technicians using their efficiency and tune-up equipment. My chimney is...
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    porter cable 314 vs skil hd5510

    Any thoughts on which of these 2 corded trim saws (porter cable 314 vs skil hd5510) I should choice based on the pros and cons?
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    red staining on chimney

    I previouly started a thread (#10203) on 12/29/2008 and since then I have new information yet still no resolution. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    During my research I have found I am not...
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    Re: red staining on chimney

    I have been actively pursuing the various suggestions offered. During my research I have found I am not the only person with this issue:

    1) A local chimney contractor has seen many cases of 'red...
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    Re: red staining on chimney

    Thank you very much for the information .. I will look into it and see where it gets me.
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    Re: red staining on chimney

    I appreciate the the article. It seems to point to the fuel but it does not mention how to resolve 'red roof' syndrome. I contacted Carpenter and Smith but they are only a co-op in NY and could not...
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    Re: red staining on chimney

    The All-Fuel Chimney is a stand-alone double wall SS and the faux stoned chimney is built around it to only for looks .. it is not a lined stone chimney. There is a SS cap on the All-Fual chimney...
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    Re: red staining on chimney

    Thanks for the thoughts ...

    To answer your questions
    a) The chimney chase shown is actually a faux cultured veneer stone chimney with a smooth Quikrete cement top.
    b) The 'live' working inner...
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    red staining on chimney

    Our new house has an oil-fired furnace vented with a stainless steel chimney. After the first year living here we noticed ‘red’ staining running down the side of the chimney.

    Over the past 4...
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    spray foam insulation

    To make our home more energy efficient, the pink insulation from our home's attic 'floor' was removed and 8" of Sealection 500 (open-celled, semi-rigid polyurethane foam system) was sprayed directly...
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