Can you have a log burner without a chimney?

Can you have a log burner without a chimney?

Yes. You can install a wood burning stove in properties without a chimney. Stovax has designed a twin-wall flue pipe system – the Stovax Professional XQ™ range – which allows rooms without chimneys to enjoy the benefits of a wood burning stove.

How do you install a wood burner without a chimney?

A twin wall flue system is the key to fitting a wood burner without a chimney. Simply speaking, it is a series of connectable stainless steel pipes that can carry your stove fumes outside. They comprise a stainless steel pipe wrapped in thick insulation and encased by a second outer tube.

Can a wood stove be vented through the wall?

Venting is an important component of all stoves. And wood, gas, and pellet stoves have different venting systems. For instance, wood-burning stoves will always be vented through the roof of your house, but pellet-burning stoves can be vented vertically through the roof, or horizontally through the wall to the outdoors.

How do you install a fireplace without a chimney?

If you don’t have a chimney, a natural vent system can also use a pipe venting system, which is typically installed through the roof. Here, you can get around having to use a brick and mortar chimney to rid the home of fumes and use a pipe system instead.

Can I install a log burner myself?

Installing a wood burner or multi-fuel stove is not something you should do yourself. An ill-fitted stove could result in it becoming a fire risk, but there’s also the potential for it to release lethal carbon monoxide into your home and create more pollution.

What is a ventless fireplace?

Natural Vent gas fireplaces (B-Vent) use air from within the home for combustion and release emissions outside the home. Ventless fireplaces use air from within the home and release emissions within the home – resulting in poor air quality and potential health risks.

Can you install a wood burning fireplace in an existing home?

Be assured that it is possible to add a fireplace to an existing home. You’ll just need to determine which one will work best. Get familiar with your area’s building codes to check requirements such as minimum clearances around vent pipes and limits on fireplace emissions.

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