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can I convert a pleasant hearth stove to outside air

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by vkambull, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. vkambull

    vkambull New Member

    Nov 13, 2012
    Hello, I was looking at the pleasant hearth 1800 sq. stove at lowes. I live in a mobile home and need out side air for the stove. As far as I can tell the air comes in through the top above the door. Is there anyway I can make a metal box to fit over the opening and pipe it outside for fresh air, or does the main air flow come in somewhere else, I can't find a diagram for those stoves anywhere. Thanks for any help.

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  2. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    South Puget Sound, WA
    If the manufacturer says their stove is not mobile home approved that's pretty much end of story right there. I would look at a similarly specced stove instead.
  3. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

    Feb 14, 2007
    A mobile home can be heated easily with a wood stove but you must keep codes in mind before installing. There are many manufacturers out there who build stoves that will work in a mobile. Also be aware that one big problem can exist with chimney height. Most times a short 10' chimney will not work well at all and getting 15' chimney on a mobile home can be a bit testy.

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