I have asked for help over fitting a wall mounted gas fire with a
balanced flue in my living room, and I'm now back for more help.
I had my local "gas safe" fitter in to inspect the wall and the gas
The wall I want to fit the fire is on the same wall as the gas meter
but 6 metres away. There is no problem with that he said, but the
problem is in venting the fumes away from the fire.
At the back of the wall, where I want the fire fitted, is the garage.
So the vent pipe would need to make a nintey degree bend and go up
through the garage roof. He said this can't be done because none of the
fire manufacturers make a venting kit to suit this problem.
This does strike me as very strange, and I did wonder if maybe this is a
job that is not too his liking, thus his advice.
Has anyone on this NG any advice or information that would help me in
A search on Google came up with lots of ninety degree balanced flue
bends, but whether or not they would be suitable I just don't know.
He spoke with a certain what-is-it in his voice, and I
could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far
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