insert clearances

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    Narrow fireplace, what are my options?

    Hey all, I'm looking at putting an insert into my fireplace but I'm not entirely sure what my options are due to its shape -- it gets narrow from front to back. The opening of the fireplace is 31.25"l x 23" h and it is 17" w. The issue is that the fireplace is only 23"l at the back. I was...
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    Stove insert clearance problems

    Hi, I am planning on installing a Lopi Freedom wood burning insert. My fireplace is masonry. It is in the corner of the room with brick facing. I need 15" of adjacent sidewall clearance for this stove. Does this measurement start at the drywall or the brick facing? Can i put the insert in the...