Essential points to install a fireplace or wood stove

The success to enjoy a good fireplace or wood stove, lies very much in its installation, hence it is something to take into account at the time of getting down to work. Youhave to make a summary of everything you need to take into account, to forget about certain problems that are avoidable. But surely take advice from Fireplace Service Company for hassle free installation.

  1. Straight pipe outlet

Think about the location, since the smoke outlet should be straight or at most two elbows of 45º (normally the manufacturersadvice only one) and between elbow and elbow that there is a maximum separation of 50 cm, avoiding placing therefore, the elbows of 90º.

  1. The tube at the exit to the outside

The outer part of the tube should protrude between 50 and 60 cm. from the highest part of the roof, roof, or nearest obstacle.

  1. Free diameter around the smoke outlet

It is also necessary that you respect a minimum distance of about 8 meters from your smoke outlet to any nearby exterior volume, whether they are adjoining houses, structures, trees, etc…

  1. The air inlets for a good combustion

If the room where your chimney is located is not too large ,you will have to leave an external air intake so that the combustion can be carried out correctly.

  1. Shape of the outlet duct

It must be roundto favor cleaning and take advantage of the smoke dynamics.

  1. The type of material for the smoke outlet

It’s recommended to use stainless steel, as it remains unchanged for longer.

  1. On reductions and extensions

They are not recommended, since some often cause plaster problems and others favor condensation.

  1. About the area to be intubated

If possible, the whole section from the same exit of the stove or chimney, until its exit to the outside, and all in the same diameter, (marked by the chimney or stove).

  1. Minimum length of the route

The smoke outlet must not be less than 4 meters.

  1. Other recommendations for departures

Other ducts enabled for other uses such as smoke extraction should not be used.

  1. Of the hoods

It’s recommended that the anti-plaster as it avoids major problems in the subject of plaster, especially those caused by the gusty air.

  1. To seal the tubes

It is necessary to join the different sections of tubes, for this use specific refractory putty for this purpose; To seal on the outside and prevent water from entering at that point there are several options the fastest and most comfortable is to use.

Once all the steps have been followed correctly, with the fact that you have chosen a product (fireplace or stove) of quality and according to your needs, you can only enjoy our fireplace-wood stove.

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