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    Pacific energy summit insert replacing old zero clearence

    Yesterday we pulled out the old zero clearence wood burner. My new pacific energy summit insert is now waiting to be installed. Just have to weld up brackets to keep the old chimney up and then insert the 25' 6" flex liner kit into the existing10" stainless chimney. Also if any tips on using the...
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    Looking for advise on insert for small fireplace

    Good day, I have a fireplace I love to use but would like to add an insert to get some actual heat. The small firebox is making it difficult to find a contemporary looking insert with a larger viewing area. Here are the specs : Front width: 34" Front height: 26" Depth bottom: 17" Depth top: 14"...
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    Fireplace Insert Fan Stopped Working

    I'm a newbie and this is my first winter with my Napoleon Epic Oakdale wood-burning fireplace insert. The fan to circulate the air has stopped working. I plan on investigating the problem this weekend, but I suspect it may have more to do with my cleaning habits of the fireplace than an actual...
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    NEED HELP from someone who knows about Grizzly Inserts

    This Grizzly Insert came with the house and has been in it for many years from what I can tell. I have had nothing but problems with keeping a fire in it since day one. No matter the coal bed not matter the side air control it always dies out. Two things, it has no flue dampener and the...
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    Fisher Insert

    We recently bought a house with what I believe is a Fisher Fireplace Insert that was installed by the previous owner. We had a chimney inspection so we know it is installed correctly, and we have used it with no issues. The Fireplace Insert does not have the surround/flashing/trim kit and air...
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    I think I have a problem

    Greetings everyone, I have a regency wood stove insert (I believe the 2400 model). I have had the stove 5 years without many problems. For some reason this year I am accumulating so much ash I have to empty it every day. I understand ash is good but there is about 5” produced everyday. This is...
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    Harman Accentra Insert filling with smoke

    Hi all, The short version: the inside of my stove is filled with smoke. It failed to light, and apparently failed to exhaust any smoke. I have five blinks on the control board, indicating that it tried to light, but timed out. Combustion blower? The light on the control panel indicates that it...
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    Freestanding or Insert in Existing Fireplace

    Hi there, I have an existing fireplace that I want to fit with a woodstove but I'm not sure how to find one that will fit. I've been creeping on the forums for awhile so I thought I'd hop in to ask for some help. I'm looking to have the woodstove zone heat the basement and supplement heat my...
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    Help with Insert for corner fireplace

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this. I have a corner wood fireplace and am wondering if it is possible to get a wood stove insert that fits it (ie if there is one that already fits or that can be ?cut to fit). I've attached a photo. Dimensions are in the attached document. Thanks so much!
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    Help picking a wood burning insert

    Hey everyone and thank you for taking the time to read my post and reply. I have a large fireplace in the basement of my 4000 square ft raised ranch and would like to have an insert installed to supplement my oil heat as much as possible. Now I know I will not be about to heat the entire house...
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    Wood burning insert price, does this sound right?

    I recently purchased a home and would like to have a wood burning insert installed in one of my fireplaces. I was given a rough quote of $3150 for a hearthstone green mountain insert with surround plate and about $1600 for installation and the chimney liner would not be insulated. Total $4750...
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    What are my options for installing a wood stove in my living room?

    A few years ago I was interested in putting in a wood stove in my living room that currently has a fireplace. The guy who stopped by my house to quote said that my fireplace has a "zig-zag flue" so the liner couldn't be installed. He seemed sort of disinterested and didn't stay for long so I...
  13. Paperchief

    Making a decision between fireplace & wood insert

    So, I’ve got a fireplace that needs some work. They told me about $4,750 to repair it to burn wood inside of it. they also said “well why don’t you just throw a wood insert in there” and said he could save me money and install it for $1,000 + the cost of insert /whatever else is needed. Now to...
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    Hampton GCI60 Troubleshooting

    Hello, my husband and I bought our house with a Hampton GCI60 insert already installed and we love it. However we saw error code #4 pop up and I haven't the slightest idea where the reset switch even is or whatever other issue I should be looking at. My husband said it started to over heat and...
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    Breckwell p2000i control board won’t go lower than level 5

    Hi everyone (fairly new to this website) but very familiar with breckwell stoves because I’ve had one over the years. Just recently purchased my second breckwell p2000i insert (From a friend) and for some reason it runs differently than my current p2000i? For some reason I can’t use any heat...
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    Lopi Insert Liner Boot Part?

    Hello, I’m new to the forum. I recently purchased a Lopi wood burning insert. Everything seems to be in good shape but I need some sort of boot that allows the damper to operate but “seals” the liner to the insert. Can anyone point me in the right direction? By my own research I think my Lopi is...
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    New Pellet Stove Insert Purchase Help

    I'm replacing my first pellet stove insert and been reading a ton on here and all over the web SO many questions and some conflictions of details but I'll start with my current needs haha. I'm replacing an old Earth Stove HP40, we use it to heat the main level of our house, it's a 2 story, to...
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    High Valley 2500 wood burning stove has me worried...

    Hello, I am hoping someone on here can help me with some experience / advice on a catalytic wood insert. I have this High Valley model 2500 insert that I acquired with a home purchase. I have no history on it and have not burned in it yet. FYI, I have no experience with a catalytic wood stove...
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    Firebox question

    Hello everyone, I have number of questions I can't find a definite answer for. I have bought a Cemi Concept II insert which, when installed vents directly into the firebox since it has nowhere to connect a stovepipe. The bare fireplace firebox has mortar deteriorating from the previous...
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    Ideas for custom surround to flush mount Pacific Energy Neo 1.6 insert

    We have settled on the PE Neo 1.6 insert. Our plan is to have a custom surround made so the neo can sit flush inside the existing masonry fireplace. Our hearth has the required 18" extension, and mounting the neo flush means that we don't have to put down tile for the additional 7/8" clearance...
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    Wood stove insert selection

    I have the option of both of these units and I don’t know which one to choose. I have a 1500sqft house I’d like to heat pretty much with just friends this winter. I live in the Northeast in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Option one: The Earth Stove Bayview 400 wood burning fireplace insert with...
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    I need help with insert installation and liner sizing

    I got a great deal on a wood burning insert for my fireplace. Now I understand I need to install a liner to my existing fireplace but the outlet on the insert is oval and I’m struggling to find an adapter and wondering what size liner I need. I have no idea what make or model this insert is...
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    How much slack do I need for PelletVent Pro flex pipe?

    Hello, I am planning to use PelletVent Pro flexible pipe to connect rigid liner to a pellet stove-insert exhuast. The masonary chimney height is 12 feet from hearth to the flue vent. A straight passage of 8' 2" from flue vent to top edge of the damper. PelletVent Pro install instruction reads...
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    Fireplace Xtraordinair Large Flush Insert questions

    All, Apologize in advanced if any of my following questions have already been addressed elsewhere in this forum and I've missed them. I'm in the market for a new wood burning insert for my existing fireplace. My local "reputable" fireplace dealer only really gave me 2 options to look at...
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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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    New Home Construction - Full Masonry or not for insert

    Hello everyone my family is in the process of building a new home and we have been trying to figure out the fireplace and thought we had it figured out, but things have been brought back into question so I thought I'd post here and see if anyone has suggestions or advice for us. Here is some...
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    Treemont insert... help

    so i foubd a treemont wood stove insert and after a few hours of wrestling it out of the ladies house i now have it in my garage waiting to be brought in and installed. I have called a few local stove shops and no one wants to install anything they havent sold themselves. So its looking like i...
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    Can an upper damper coexist with an insert?

    First time poster. We have a masonry wood-burning fireplace that has: 1. a lower damper right above the firebox with a lever 2. An upper damper on top of brick chimney with a long cable and chain that you pull to close 3. A little metal opening at the back that you open to feed the fire...
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    smoke and smell from Jotul Kennebec c450

    Hey folks. We moved into a house with a Jotul Kennebec c450 insert. It looks great and I feel like we should love it but I just haven't been able to figure out how to use it without smoking out the house and my wife is ready to rip it out and replace it with gas logs. My 2 year old woke up with...
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    Looking to Upgrade my insert - Osburn 2400 or Breckwell SW740I or Supreme Fusion 24

    I have an older large farm house in Upstate NY that I have updated with 1" of spray foam and batt insulation where possible. I have a hydronic baseboard heat via a propane fired boiler as my primary heat source and a Lopi model LX insert (1980s version) installed in old stone fireplace as...