Cleaning up my Nashua Wood Burner

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Nov 22, 2021
Guys Mills PA
Im looking dor a manual or some guidance to clean up and best way to access duct pipe in the rear. I'd like to clean up any creosote and dirt from these areas and possibly recoat outside. Pictures are attached.

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The stove pipe looks like it may be getting old. If so, it's time to replace. The stove would benefit from a repainting.

Is this stove properly installed? If not UL label on the back with tested clearances, it should have 36" clearance to any combustibles, including drywall.