venting

  1. X

    Outside venting

    I just purchased a Harmon XXV, planning to vent it through my chimney, do I need outside air or will chimney have enough draft. (1500 ft Cape, pellet stove in living room, chimney runs from basement through attic, three floors. Yes I have separate ceramic flues in chimney, one for furnace, one...
  2. C

    Venting Help

    Hopefully someone can here can help me I recently moved into my first house, and with it came a USSC 6041HF I was so excited to have a pellet stove, since the other option is a propane furnace, and I really don't want to pay to run that all winter long The problem is the pellet stove doesn't...
  3. B

    Question about building chase around pipe.

    Hey my name is Alex and this my first post. I bought my house a couple years ago and have got good use out my wood stove in the basement. The pipe runs up from the basement, through the spare bedroom closet and then through the attic and roof. The pipe in the spare bedroom is kind of ugly and my...
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    Direct Vent Gas Log Insert V/S the Wind

    We had a new fireplace built with a direct vent gas log insert installed. It vents straight out the back of the house. The problem is that it is on the windy side of the house. Every time the wind blows the flames grow big and blue then go out. I had a guy come in to look at it and he said its...
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    New install questions

    few questions on my new install setup. I have a summers heat 2200sqft stove. I'm doing a corner install set on 45 (see photos) planning to come off the stove with the small adapter, into a 45 to kick me to the wall and then a 3' piece through a thimble to get outside with an end cap. The stove...
  6. franticvike

    Direct Vent Pipe for B-Vent Fireplace?

    Hi, New member and very much appreciate any insight. I recently removed my brick chimney as part of a larger renovation. I've kept the frame of the hearth and am installing a zero clearance fireplace. The fireplace I have is a Kingsman ZV3600N. It's a "Vented" or B-vent model with a 4"...
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    Fireplace chimney smoke issues

    Hi all and Happy New Year. I'm new to the site and new to fireplaces in a home in general so please bare with me. My wife and I recently purchased a house. Built in the 80's and has two wonderful fireplaces, one on the main floor and one in the basement. The fireplaces were a factor in why we...
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    Vent sizing

    First time posting and first time with a pellet stove! I just installed a new Castle Serenity a week ago. I looked on related threads but can't quite find the info I'm looking for. My question is more general, however. In a bit of a rush to get the stove in as we completed renovations, I used...
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    Heatilator only works with glass front open

    Hi I have a Heatilator GNDC36L fireplace... I think around 20 years old. Direct vent, top vent with horizontal exhaust through outside wall. The pilot lights up and burns fine indefinitely. The main flame, however, will only burn reliably with the front glass door ajar (If just loosen the...
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    Englander/Timber Ridge Venting Question

    Good Morning. I have been lurking around here for a couple of weeks and this is my first post. I have had a wood stove before, but never a pellet stove so am a complete novice with all things pellet. I will soon be purchasing 2 new pellet stoves. I am strongly considering the Timber Ridge...
  11. skylerporter2112

    Enviro Empress - Pellet Venting Regulations

    Hi, I am putting in my new pellet stove and I need some advice. In my manual and in other places it has said that I just need to make sure the rain cap is 24" above where the vent exits the roof. I have read elsewhere though that it must be 2' above and 10' from the highest point of the roof. I...