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Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by clunk, Jun 24, 2008.

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  1. clunk

    clunk Member

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    I purchased a new pellet stove and am supposed to take delivery later this summer. I ordered the "standard install kit" which I'm told comes with 25 feet of chimney liner/exhaust vent piping. I measured from the floor of my fireplace to the top of my chimney to make sure this was enough liner. That measurement is about 23 feet. Do I have any reason to worry that 25 feet is not enough liner? I guess I'm not sure if any waste needs to be calculated into the mix. Thanks.

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  2. ylomnstr

    ylomnstr Feeling the Heat

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    I believe it depends on the code for where you live. The cap for your exhause most likely has to be a certain height above your roof. But there are variables like the pitch of your roof, windows, A frames, etc......I'd contact your building dept to make sure.
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    I'm assuming that the current chimney meets code. The plan is to do the standard install, where the liner would be capped about one foot above the top of the chimney.
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