Your Chimney Cap!
Your outdoor boiler owners manual states that each year you must REMOVE the chimney cap, and clean the inside of the chimney.
We recommend using a wire brush to clean the inside of the chimney, and then use a shop to remove all ash and creosote dust.
Unfortunately, this critical maintenance item is often overlooked. And then we get MANY calls from frantic customers who say...
I CAN'T REMOVE MY CHIMNEY CAP!!!
A chimney cap this is NOT removed every year will be very difficult to remove. It is not that they chimney cap is damaged in any way, but rather...
This is because a thick layer of creosote has basically WELDED the chimney cap in place.
Even if it destroys your chimney cap to remove it, this STILL must be done -the chimney cap must be removed, the chimney must be cleaned and vacuumed out.
And since chimney caps are mandatory, if you have not done this, and you must destroy your chimney cap to remove it, new chimney caps are available by clicking this link HERE.
Just don't be that guy who says: "I don't need to clean out the inside of my chimney - I can ignore the owners manual!"
If you ignore this critical maintenance item, your furnace will die an early death! Sometimes thick layers of ash and creosote inside the chimney that eat through the steel of an outdoor DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOUR OUTDOOR BOILER.
As always, our goal is to enable you to get the MAX life expectancy from your outdoor boiler! These important maintenance items are critical!