To Back Fireplaces Fireplace Design Details

I am referring to the interior wall surrounding the firebox, which is drywall.  The stone facia was removed and replaced with the drywall.   The actual exit size is only 40 square inches. If the top of the chimney terminates in a square or rectangular flue tile, the fireplace is probably a mason more...

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Seal Off Air Intake Solving Drafting Problems Fireplaces

Solving drafting problems is usually a trial and error procedure. In many cases, 8” x 12” flue tiles were used by the mason constructing the fireplace instead of 13” x 13” flue tiles which are now the minimum size required by building codes.Fireplaces that have this problem have smoke sta more...

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Size Of Flue Needed For 30 Fireplace Chimney Liner Calculator Selection

This can cause smoke to pour out of the stove and it can also cause gas and oil appliances to fail. Two general requirements of the 211 standard are that chimneys be at least 3 feet (90 centimeters) taller than the highest point where it goes through the roof of a single structure and 2 feet (60 ce more...

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California Fireplace Code National Safety Database

The floor protection should extend not less than 18 inches beyond the appliance on all sides. These materials conduct heat very well; they will be almost as hot on their back sides as they are on their exposed sides. To meet this criteria, the damage to the chimney shall be limited to an area wi more...

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