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    Negative Pressure Draft - Better to Fix or Airtight Damper

    Hi there! I'm new to these forums, been looking through them the last few weeks, and I probably read every thread on negative pressure and backdrafting, but did not really see an answer to this question: Is it safe/OK to just put an airtight damper on the top of the chimney to stop backdrafting...
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    getting stoves to coexist on two floors - possible?

    This is the general version of a specific question ( https://www.hearth.com/talk/threads/intrepid-defiant-vigilant-mess.164195/ ). Scenario: Two story house, upside down with bedrooms below and kitchen/living up. Cold climate. Desire: A small stove downstairs for morning heat, to take the...
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    Renting in Spain w/stove issues - feedback for landlord please!

    Hi everyone, and happy New Year to you! I spent Christmas week reading tonnes of posts on here (and linked articles) to try and get to grips with our stove, which has been huffing and puffing and filling our flat with smoke. From the wealth of info here I think I know what's causing it (multiple...
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    Wood stove won't draw through clay chimney

    I have a 1978 Glacier bay wood burner with an 8" pipe connected to an exterior masonry chimney (13x13). Just purchased the house and the wood stove backdrafts terribly. the height of the chimney is about 16' and it meets the 2 and 10 code. Thinking I need to line the flue. Any advise or...