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Would you install like this?

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by peirhead, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. peirhead

    peirhead Feeling the Heat

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    I came across this picture in a real estate guide.....I am trying to understand the installer's (or owner's) thinking in the choice of location.....any Ideas? To me it seems to be the place where I'd have done a corner install!! I know my wife would say..." how do you put curtains on that window? "

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  2. Murphy118

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    mmmmmm what picture??

    John
  3. peirhead

    peirhead Feeling the Heat

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    sorry..thought I clicked preview post...its there now!!
  4. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    I'm betting there's at least 3 90º's in the venting! So no I wouldn't install like that even with 4" vent. Corner install would be more appropriate IMHO!
  5. Lousyweather

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    well, the location for the stove isnt ideal, centered in front of the window....if the customer insists on this placement, you either do this (pictured), or go through the wall below the window and have a good-sized riser outside to satisfy clearances.....if I had my druthers, I'd have to stove at a 45 degree andgle in the corner, but we cant see the house layout from the pic....

    I guess I would do my best to talk the customer out of this, as it isnt great looking for sure, but, heck, if the horizontal run is less than 4', and the clearance outside follows what reccommended by the manufacturer, I cant see an issue.
  6. Delta-T

    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    just think, you can hang your bath towels on the pipe to dry. (is joke, do not try that at home people...unless you're a professional with adult supervision).
  7. tjnamtiw

    tjnamtiw Minister of Fire

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    Wish we had a bigger picture. It almost looks like it's PhotoShopped in there. No hearth pad? Ugly as hell. Not even centered in window. Why?
  8. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    Keeps criminals from climbing in that winder in da winter
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    mine would say " pack your crap and move out and take the *&^%$# stove with you dumba$$"
  10. mfglickman

    mfglickman Minister of Fire

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    I've seen some hair raising craigslist ads of stoves with flames on carpet and hardwood floors, right next to sofas, etc...yikes.

    In the OP's pic, the answer is obvious...there is a valance on the window that matches the wallpaper border in the room...cough...cough.
  11. tjnamtiw

    tjnamtiw Minister of Fire

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    I don't see what you are getting at. I do see the valance and border.
  12. silverfox103

    silverfox103 Feeling the Heat

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    Like the guy in that Allstate Insurance ad says, talking about the guy jack hammering: "that is one dumb dude!".

    Tom C.
  13. stoveguy2esw

    stoveguy2esw Minister of Fire

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    wonder what the pipe looks like on the outside being that close to the window
  14. heat seeker

    heat seeker Minister of Fire

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    It's not centered because they probably had the beer 'fridge right next to it.

    I've seen some unbelievable things in peoples' homes - who knows what they were thinking.
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    mfglickman Minister of Fire

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  16. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Hey, that is a first class Carl installation you just can't see the plastic half full sparky bucket outside.

    Don't you fine folk go around dis'n the Carls.
  17. smoke show

    smoke show Guest

    Who said they have tighter regulations north of the border?
  18. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    What you fella's thinx's Home owner or professional install? :cheese:
  19. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Yes ;-) .
  20. Snowy Rivers

    Snowy Rivers Minister of Fire

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    Well, at least they didn't use PVC pipe for the install :bug:

    A shot of the outside looking at that window might shed a tad bit of light on why they did it,
    then again it might not.

    When I installed our Little Whit, I spent 2 days wandering around the house inside and out trying to figure out where to place the little stove.

    Too many windows, stairways and other crap in the road.

    Houses need to be designed with pellet stoves in mind me thinks.


    That Plastic spark bucket was a real class act for sure. !!

    Snowy
  21. jmart

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    I'd be embarrassed to look at that every day.
  22. iceman

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    I think you guys missed the point ... In the picture.. it is centered! It's centered to the room not the window
    Look closely and u can see that the window isn't centered bit the stove is..Lmao a very weird install indeed and I would have opted for a corner myself
    Oh well lol
  23. DexterDay

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    Well... If it HAD an OAK (doesn't look like it). It would be pretty close to the 18" recommended for Harmans with an OAK (it is an Advance, right?). I know its not 18" and thats the Worst spot Ever for a Pellet Stove..

    But.... If they went out the wall a few more inches to the left, it would meet Harmans 18" (if it had an OAK).

    Why take a Pic of a stove that wont Pass Code? Realtor's should know codes better than most?? No??

    Anyways.... Worst install ever! Congratulations to the person who had it installed. You Win!!! (Nothing)
  24. jtakeman

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    I'll donate a couple of bags of Inferno's. :cheese:
  25. smoke show

    smoke show Guest

    No kidding, eh? There's obviously not enough rise on that horizontal run. :roll:

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