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Old 10-21-2010, 04:59 PM
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I have a small wood burner that I want to put in a cottage. I also would like to vent it through the wall. I am trying to keep the cost as low as I can. Any ideas or problems that you have found over the years.
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Old 10-21-2010, 07:04 PM
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what i did when i lived in a was i put a sleeve in just bigger than the pipe then i framed around that an put cement in the wall 6 to 8 inches all the way around maybe over kill but no promblems
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Old 10-22-2010, 07:07 AM
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They sell kits for doing just that. Lowes has them for right around $200. Would seem to me though it would be cheaper to go out the roof, you'd need alot less insulated pipe.
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Running the flue out through a wall then up along the wall is no problem. Just remember you need a minimum of 1/4" rise per foot of horizontal pipe. Also, 13' is mostly agreed for minimum height for a chimney but you need to add 2-3' for every 90 degree in the pipe.
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Old 10-24-2010, 07:04 AM
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put one in last fall,, went through the wall with no problems other than the cost.....as mentioned definately cheaper to go through the ceiling..

200-300 for the kit to go through the wall plus 80-100 for each 3 ft. section of pipe.

it cost me about 700 to do it,,,,would have cost about half that if I went through the roof....
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Old 10-25-2010, 06:18 PM
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I put it in and it turned out great...thanks for the replys
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