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1)how to tell if my chimney liner is aluminum or stainless steel; (2)is stainless steel a requirement for gas heating in pa
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Aluminum is softer and a duller silver color. Aluminum is OK for gas not oil.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
a house I bought did not pass level 2, and the guy said aluminum is old is not up to code (contradicts your statement). He also said that that I do have aluminum, that it's defective, and that I should install stainless steel, but that doesn't make sense because the heater and the lining looks like a new installation.
How can I confirm that I do have aluminum
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