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Woodsplitter67

Minister of Fire
Jan 19, 2017
2,030
Woolwich nj
If your burning semi seasoned wood I'd set up a sweep in mid winter if your concerned about creosote. Schedule it now as they will most likely are getting booked up. It will also allow you to see how your doing as far as your burning habits are.
 

begreen

Mooderator
Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
90,417
South Puget Sound, WA
If your burning semi seasoned wood I'd set up a sweep in mid winter if your concerned about creosote. Schedule it now as they will most likely are getting booked up. It will also allow you to see how your doing as far as your burning habits are.
Good suggestion. It's not a bad idea to clean after every cord burned when the wood is sub-optimal.
 

MEngineer24

Member
Dec 6, 2020
108
WV
I originally purchased the washer probe and had it setting on my stove top under a piece of scrap metal. Worked fine but kept getting bumped and falling off. Now it’s just shoved up between the insulation and the liner. I have a pre insulated liner. It’s not ideal. Goes up fast but not down. I will be ordering regular probe and drilling and installing it mounted the the outer liner best I can.

I will also be ordering a second (maybe the wireless version) for my downstairs insert. It’s a wrapped insulation liner. Probably will drill and use a hose lamp to secure the probe.

I thought about installing at the appliance adapter. I would like some feedback if that’s a good idea or not.
Evan
Thanks for the insight! I was thinking similar and installing a probe at the tee connector right before it goes into the flex liner. Im sure it would be around 100 degrees warmer there than 18” up but there or surface mount are my only options for cleaning as well.