wood burning stoves


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Old 10-15-08, 11:58 AM
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wood burning stoves

currently installing a w/b stove , read up on all regulations but nothing makes it clear how close the single wall stove pipe can be to the ceiling. we have the correct fire stop and created a foil backed plasterboard void with in the floor ,protecting the joists from the twinwalled insulated flue . has anyone any ideas ?
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Old 10-16-08, 05:34 PM
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On a single pipe, you need 18" of clearances, and 9" on double pipe.
 
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Old 10-16-08, 06:47 PM
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Everything I needed to install my woodstove came in the installation instructions for the woodstove or the chimney.

Here is one chimney manufacturer's website with tons of instructions on their products...
http://www.selkirkcorp.com

And the building inspector basically checked that I installed everything to the manufacturer's specifications (stove and chimney).

Then when my insurance company came out to inspect, they basically wanted to see that I passed the building inspection, then took pictures of the woodstove and made a few measurements to the wall and of hearth in front of the stove. Then they added the woodstove to be covered by my homeowner's insurance.
 
 

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