Installing a freestanding wood stove in a fireplace. Wood burning stoves wood burning stoves freestanding steel wood burning stoves rutland one match gelled fire starter fire. Adding a stove to an existing fireplace chimney first check the chimney to make sure it is sound and suitable for a wood stove. Inserts factory built fireplaces.
Epa certified red enameled porcelain cast iron wood stove with blower. Do not install a wood stove whether freestanding or insert type into a factory built fireplace and chimney system unless the insert you are using has been tested and listed for that systemand in the installation of that particular stove is approved by the manufacturer of the chimney system not just by the stove manufacturer. Karsky wood as fuel no.
If theres a wood stove in your life or in your future and you already have a masonry fireplace in your home you may want to use your fireplaces chimney to vent your wood stove or wood burning fireplace insert. Here is a brief explanation on how to install chimney pipe for a freestanding wood burning stove. Installation of wood stoves in fireplaces thomas j.
Cooking top in some models the top surface of the fireplace can be used to cook wood when the fire is burning. Ashley hearth products 2000 sq. Installing a free standing fireplace free standing fireplaces present many options.
If your chimney does not have a flue liner. Flooring is one of the most important aspects needed for a free standing wood stove because you cant simply put it anywhere in the house that you want. A couple of years ago we fixed up a fireplace to use a stove for an elderly gentleman we go to church with.
It is efficient and makes it easier for homeowners to sweep away debris from wood and inspect for any problems. Installing a wood stove or hearth stove as it is also called into the fireplace is best done with a stainless steel liner from the stove to the chimney.