Questions about: chimney

The Fireplace People: West Berlin, Marmora, NJ: Sales & Installation http://thefireplacepeople. com/ thefireplacepeople. com Fireplace People in Marmora, NJ 08223 - NJ
I am buying an old home (~130 years). I had the home inspection yesterday and the chimney is essentially a death trap. It is the victim of both poor maintenance and bad DIY work
She had tried everything- a chimney cover, flashing, even rebuilt the entire top of the chimney. By the time I met her she’d spent thousands of dollars but nothing fixed it. This was an older house with an unlined brick chimney
Q: Am contemplating getting a wood stove to reduce my heating bills (I currently have an oil furnace, if you get my drift). I have enjoyed the information found on your website, especially your informative Sweep's Library, where I learned I should av