What kind of pipe do you use for a wood stove?
Class A chimney pipe is used for wood-burning fireplaces and stoves. It is also used when transitioning stove pipe through a wall or ceiling. It is often referred to as double-wall, triple-wall, all-fuel or insulated chimney pipe.
Is 6 or 8 inch stove pipe better?
You should stay with the 6″ pipe all the way up . 8″ will cut down on the draft . The smaller the pipe the hotter the chimney gas will stay. The less creosote build up you will have .
Can I use galvanized pipe for wood stove?
The only danger posed to you and your family by the use of galvanized stove pipe is a slight health risk. All galvanized stove pipes are coated with zinc which, when heated to 1,652 degrees, vaporizes, emitting toxic zinc fumes.
What is the cost of stove pipe?
A wood stove pipe costs $100 to $550 on average, depending on the length and design. Costs are higher for cathedral ceiling installations since more stovepipe is required. A stovepipe is the internal ventilation pipe that connects the stove to a nearby chimney.
Can you use double wall pipe for a wood burning stove?
Double wall stove pipe is long lasting stove pipe that provides 1/4″ airspace between inner and outer walls for superior insulation. Hotter flue temperature can be achieved with double wall stove pipe which helps minimized creosote build up in pipe as well as better wood stove efficiency.
Can you reduce a 8 inch stove pipe to 6?
A common installation for using an reducer is going from 8″ stove pipe to 6″ chimney pipe.
Do I need a damper for my wood stove?
Newer models of wood stove don’t typically require a damper. A damper was traditionally used on older, less efficient, models of stove to help reduce the flow of air leaving the firebox. Certified modern stoves meet stringent regulations and typically won’t need a damper to perform well.
What is the difference between stove pipe and duct pipe?
The stove/fireplace exhaust parts are typically triple-wall and are totally different in terms of their construction and connection methods. HVAC ducting is simple single wall sheet metal with leaky joints that you cover with foil tape.