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justjackie 06-21-2007 01:57 PM

Chimney too close to roof
 
The chimney from my woodburning stove, which is on the lower roof, it touching the higher roof. The inspector said there has to be a 2" distance between the chimmney and the roof.

How do I move the chimmey without putting another hole in my roof?

Daryl in Nanoose 06-21-2007 09:43 PM

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This is all I can think of right now. 2- 22-1/2" degree but you might need a short section of straight pipe to get it over enough but just the 2 elbows should be enough

justjackie 06-22-2007 07:44 AM

I didn't think of that, that's a great idea. Thanks.

glennjanie 09-25-2007 10:39 PM

Hello JustJackie:
If your chimney is made of triple wall pipe, the 2" spacing is enough. It has been approved by UL and the Tennessee Valey Authority ( both did exhaustive research on wood heat in the 70's). Some of their findings were simply amazing.
Glenn


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