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Venting a wood burner through the wall

Discussion in 'Michigan Homesteading and Home Improvement' started by lawnboy, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. lawnboy

    lawnboy

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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.
     
  2. jarome477

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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
     

  3. The_Don

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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.
     
  4. Backwoods-Savage

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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.
     
  5. rnc9502

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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....
     
  6. lawnboy

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    I put it in and it turned out great...thanks for the replys