If you are considering installing a fireplace or converting to a fireplace insert, this is the best guide for you. Comparing both options and the differences will give you a good idea of what's best for your home and family.
When you think about installing a wood stove, your next thought should be about the chimney. The best, most well built stove, boiler, furnace, water heater etc... can only perform as well as the chimney that it’s connected to. They work together as a system.
There is no job that is so critical that it needs to be completed in haste or with disregard for personal safety. Climbing onto a roof may seem fairly simple, but there are many safety considerations that you need to keep in mind at all times.
Is a stainless chimney liner a good idea? In a variety of situations, the answer to this question is "yes." Chimney liners are an important component of a fireplace system because they go a long way toward preventing dangerous chimney fires. They contain smoke, soot and carbon monoxide that are produced when you use your fireplace or furnace.
Black chimney stove pipe product review by Rockford Chimney Supply compares Rock Vent black single wall stove pipe and stove pipe typically bought at home improvement stores and some online retailers.
Install a Lock-Top Chimney Damper to save on energy costs - don't let your heat out and cold air in! Follow this guide and you will be installing your chimney damper in no time.
Common measuring tips that come in handy when planning any type of chimney installation. From general measuring tips all the way to measuring clearance to your roof line or measuring roof pitch, we have the answers for you.
Fireplaces that let smoke into a room are one of the most common complaints. Occasionally these problems can be solved with operational changes; however, there are a number of design characteristics in the chimney, fireplace and house that can be at fault. Before spending money on a “Guaranteed Solution”, do some simple investigating and testing for results.
How to Install Chimney Pipe for a Wood Stove - a Step by Step guide. Transitioning from insulated double wall class a chimney pipe to black single wall stove pipe through a flat ceiling.
This chart is designed to assist you in selecting a square shaped chimney liner. The key when calculating the measurement of a shaped liner is to match as closely as possible the area in square inches of a recommended round liner. Complete instructions are included below the chart. You can also try our Liner Shape Calculator.