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You guys in the states really must like unsafe...

You guys in the states really must like unsafe conditions. Get a direct vent insert that way you'll never have to worry about carbon monoxide. I've only been liscences for ten years, but I've seen a...
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Insert or hearth mount stove

Insert or hearth mount stove
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The exention could be for future installation of...

The exention could be for future installation of another appliance in another location or the installer was just lazy.
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I'm not familiar with the codes in the states,...

I'm not familiar with the codes in the states, but normally anywhere if you modify
the wood stove it takes the certification out of the picture. You should get the proper insert to retro fit the...
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You can't vent solid fuel burning appliance in...

You can't vent solid fuel burning appliance in the same chimney as gas, at least not in Canada. You should redirect the money you are planning on spending on the
second chimney for the gas...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-19-12, 09:00 PM
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Posted By GUNDAFISH

Chill out its not the end of the world. You...

Chill out its not the end of the world. You should have the chimney felines to accommodate the Water heater, it looks like the chimney is 6" usually a natural draft WH is 3" or 4". Take a match or...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-19-12, 08:47 PM
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Posted By GUNDAFISH

Where the diptube is shouldn't be welded to the...

Where the diptube is shouldn't be welded to the tank, how would
you replace it? Shame on sears for doing that you would either deal with the problem or buy a new tank. That's like having to buy a...
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Any hardware store will have them also pick up...

Any hardware store will have them also pick up some high temp silicone to seal up the the hole you are going to make when you pull the old one out
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I've put in a couple and haven't had and unusual...

I've put in a couple and haven't had and unusual problems, just issues with electrical components and power surges. The Mendotta units are really slick . They have agood balance between looks and...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-28-12, 07:29 AM
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Posted By GUNDAFISH

For future reference if this happens again, and...

For future reference if this happens again, and it will, get a 3/8 blk iron nipple about 4" long from a hardware store. After you've taken off the brass or copper pipe adapter put the blk iron nipple...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-28-12, 07:09 AM
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either replace the thermocouple or first make...

either replace the thermocouple or first make sure the thermocouple is in the correct position ( engulfed by the pilot flame).
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how far down did you hang the support box and...

how far down did you hang the support box and what is the pitch of the roof? I only ask because the selkirk supports don't work for steep pitched roofs also if your insurance company wants a WETT...
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make sure the reciever is on remote. when you...

make sure the reciever is on remote. when you replace the batteries in the remote do the same to the reciever. you may hanve to re learn or sync the remote. the manual should tell you how.
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the fix is not on the bottom, but at the top. if...

the fix is not on the bottom, but at the top. if it's and insert the top of the existing chimney should be insulated with roxul aswell as the clean out at the bottom to the chimney.
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If you were to have that chimney relined with...

If you were to have that chimney relined with stainless, the installer can stuff a couple bats of Roxul in the top of the tiles and this should suffice. Out and up chimneys usually run like crap even...
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The glass isn't actually glass it's a ceramic...

The glass isn't actually glass it's a ceramic called Robax. the spidering is normal and inevitable. A local glass shop should have it and you can take in the old stuff as template.
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something that was missed in the thread was the...

something that was missed in the thread was the size difference between the flue and the chimney. Although allowable you can go up two sizes in chimney, but it causes a reverse bottle neck effect....
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The EF 4 go to your manual or the Enviro website...

The EF 4 go to your manual or the Enviro website in the archive section. They have a pretty good walk thru troubleshooting guide. Or contact the Techs at Enviro.
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Posted By GUNDAFISH

For the original question, a pellet stove needs...

For the original question, a pellet stove needs to be cleaned bi weekly and thoroughly cleaned monthly. It's still a wood stove and the ashes still need to be cleaned out venting and all.
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Heatilator units whatever they are are big hunks...

Heatilator units whatever they are are big hunks of junk. I remove more of them than anything. Your builder wants to put it in cause they're cheap. Don't buy Napoleon either, They were once a good...
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Actually it will be the thermocouple, not the...

Actually it will be the thermocouple, not the thermopile. The thermopile controls the burner function. Firstly try this: with the pilot on remove the glass so that the firebox is open to the room....
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Posted By GUNDAFISH

Also, does the liner from the insert go all the...

Also, does the liner from the insert go all the way up the chimney? Was there a flashing installed with the liner?
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Posted By GUNDAFISH

the problem is most likely the storm collar. If...

the problem is most likely the storm collar. If tar was used on the storm collar it will have cracked and will leak. Peel that off and get a tube of silicone and put that around the storm collar. The...
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