New to wood stove install question

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New Member
Feb 11, 2023
Need to know if I can leave this in place and ad some kind of shielding behind it or if I need it to move it away.

As you can see halfway up is a concrete stem wall and above that is wood paneling




Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
South Puget Sound, WA
If there is no UL label on the stove with clearances it needs to be at least 36" away from the wood and other combustibles. This can be reduced to 12" with proper NFPA shielding.

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Chimney sweep
Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
central pa
What is the brand and model of the stove?
It really doesn't matter unless it has a UL tag on it. And nothing allows that little clearance anyway