How Far Above the Roof Peak for a Stove Pipe?

Answer Wood burning stoves provide an often-inexpensive, reliable alternative to gas, oil or electric heat. Many people in snow-prone areas use these stoves as a form of backup heat. Wood stoves also work... Read More »

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What stove pipe do I need for a Vogelzang box stove?

According to the owner's manual for the Vogelzang Heat Reclaimer, part of the Vogelzang Box Stove, stove pipes must be constructed of at least 24 gauge iron or heavier. All horizontal pipe much pit... Read More »

How to Clean a Stove Pipe From a Wood Stove?

Wood has long been a heat source for both fireplaces and wood-burning stoves. However, as smoke condenses in the stove's pipe, or chimney, it leaves behind soot and creosote, which is formed when ... Read More »

Are vents required above an electric stove?

No, but that said check, some building codes may require them, check your area. It is a good idea to have one to extract cooking smells and water vapour from boiling pots. If the range is in a posi... Read More »

How big is a pellet stove pipe?

According to Pellet King, which sells wood pellet stoves by Breckwell, pellet stove pipes come in two sizes: three-inch diameter and four-inch diameter. They come in lengths from one foot to six f... Read More »