How do I do my stone veneer correctly?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by cabinner, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2006
    Messages:
    7,741
    Likes Received:
    1,520
    Loc:
    Next to nuke plant Berwick, PA.
    Right & left tin snips are much easier to cut with then straights.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
    webby3650 likes this.

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





  2. cabinner

    cabinner
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    120
    Likes Received:
    1
    Loc:
    NY
    Important question.. In the englander 17-vl manual it says that if I caddy corner it I can keep it 6" from the corner to "unprotected areas".. Where do I take my measurement from?

    My wall is constructed in layers like this - natural stone, cement board, metal furring channels, cement board, steel studs (roxul between studs), and wood strips (which are on the other side of the studs of course)

    So do I take 6" from the stone or from the wood on the other side of the wall (the combustible)?
     
  3. cabinner

    cabinner
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    120
    Likes Received:
    1
    Loc:
    NY
    Got the snips! Thanks!
     
  4. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2006
    Messages:
    7,741
    Likes Received:
    1,520
    Loc:
    Next to nuke plant Berwick, PA.
    I believe you take your measurements from the combustible surface. In your case from the nearest wood in the wall.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  5. cabinner

    cabinner
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    120
    Likes Received:
    1
    Loc:
    NY
    Thanks hogwildz!

    Can I insulate the inside of the support box with roxul?
     
  6. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2006
    Messages:
    7,741
    Likes Received:
    1,520
    Loc:
    Next to nuke plant Berwick, PA.
    Negative on insulating the support box.
    As Webby said, there may be one manufacturer who lets you.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  7. cabinner

    cabinner
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2013
    Messages:
    120
    Likes Received:
    1
    Loc:
    NY
    Hogwildz - just in case : if I have an issue and already made a hole in the roof - how should I temporary close it? I'm in home Depot right now.. Hhhh
     
  8. Hogwildz

    Hogwildz
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2006
    Messages:
    7,741
    Likes Received:
    1,520
    Loc:
    Next to nuke plant Berwick, PA.
    Yes you can always lay a pc of metal over the hole temporarily.
    Tuck the top under the shingles, enough that the top of the metal is not exposes to any water that may run down between the shingle seams.
    Then just screw neoprene washer head screw one on each middle side of the temporary metal pan and a couple at the bottom to secure the temp pan.
    The more shingles you can slide under the shingles, including the sides, the less screws you will need temporarily, and less holes that may need to be sealed later.
    If you do it so the screw holes fall within the underside of the new roof flashing when it does get installed, the holes are not a problem at all, as they will be covered by the new flashing.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature

Share This Page

Entire Site copyright © 1995-2016 - email to webinfo@hearth.com
Hearth.com and HearthNet are property and trademarks of Hearth.com LLC Advertising Information