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    Advice on chimney liner options

    I am planning on installing a supplemental wood burning furnace in my basement. The wood burner furnace recommends 6” pipe for smoke stack (28 sq. inch draft). I have a 32 ft. tall brick chimney that has a clay liner in good shape with what appears to be 6”x 10” inner measurements. The gas...