Quadra fire wood stove filling room smoke all of the sudden

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New Member
Nov 14, 2020
Issaquah WA
Hi all,

As the title states. Stove worked great last week. All the sudden last night at startup smoke started exiting from the back and sides into the house.

Any guidance on how to track down the issue would be great.

Thanks very much in advance


Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
South Puget Sound, WA
The most likely issue is that the chimney cap screen is plugging up. Check that first. If there is none, then get the flue cleaned asap.

How well seasoned is the wood being burned?