i am installing a chimney for a friend's wood burning stove, but it
sits in a part of the house above which is a flat, roof-top deck. how
do i run the chimney for this? straight through the roof? if so, how
high does the chimney need to be? if i go through-the-wall and then up,
again, how high should the chimney be? thanks so much in advance for
If you don't know the answer to these questions, you shouldn't
be doing this job. Maybe on your OWN house, but not on
The chimney must be more than 24" above
anything within 10' of it. Do you have any idea how
you're going to seal around the roof penetration so that
it doesn't leak?
I'm assuming this is a metal chimney.. Do you know
what clearances it requires for going
through roofs and walls?
Note that if you do not install the woodstove, chimney, and hearth pad to
code - have it inspected by building inspector *and* insurance company, and
there is a fire because of this, the insurance company will NOT pay for
I did not want to risk losing everything, so I paid around $3000 for an EPA
woodstove (required), a stainless steel chimney double lined (required), and
a properly sized hearth pad. I got a building permit and had everything
inspected by the building inspector and my insurance company. I also needed
to change my insurance to cover a woodstove.
Instructions for properly installing a woodstove come with each *specific*
model of woodstove. Size of chimney, distance from walls, and size of hearth
pad are different for each model of woodstove.
Also chimney manufacturers installation instructions...
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