Does your chimney pipe need cleaning? Are you sure? You need to make sure your wood stove pipe, vent pipe, and chimney liners are in proper working order. The stove pipe is the pipe that goes from the stove to the chimney and chimney pipe goes all the way out the roof.
They chimney liner is what is used to line the chimney (duh) but you do need to make sure it is in good condition so that your fireplace runs safe and efficiently.