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Planning and building your fireplace

Margaret Eastman

Planning and building your fireplace

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMargaret and Wilbur F. Eastman.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii,124p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22452087M
ISBN 100882660837

Environmental friendliness is another reason why gas fireplaces have become more popular. Check with local building authorities to see how low you'll need to dig your foundation. The second requirement—venting—can be handled in a variety of ways. Most manufacturers will also provide a sheet metal firestop that should be installed at ceiling level.

For instance, Superior direct vent gas appliances will have the vertical flue collar covered by a plate and the back collar covered by a cap. In addition, this paperback book is printed on lovely paper--it was a pleasure to read in every way. The chimney must also be at least 2 feet 0. We always recommend hiring an expert to help ensure the installation of your wood burning fireplace goes as seamlessly as possible. Each fireplace manufacturer and model is different and it is very important to read and understand the finishing section of the manual for the appliance. Adding a wood mantel with a live edge and a stone slab hearth add to the classic style.

Follow the framing instructions supplied with the unit to build a framed opening that meets the sizing requirements specified by the manufacturer. As with gas-burning appliances, it is very important to read and fully understand all installation instructions prior to making a purchase. Step-by-step guide to build a brick fireplace Step 1. Combustible materials must be kept at least two inches away from the outside of the chimney walls to be safe. Ensure that the dimples on each pipe align with the channels on the flue collar, and firmly twist the pipe clockwise until it ceases to rotate. Before you do anything else, identify the room in which you plan to locate the fireplace, then make sure its floor joists are reinforced.


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Planning and building your fireplace by Margaret Eastman Download PDF Ebook

Decide how wide you would like your Planning and building your fireplace book on either side of the fireplace and how high you would like the shelving system to be.

Our square firebox designs maximize the firebox depth which in turn offers more room for larger fire grates and larger fires. Most wood-burning chimney systems will use a hem and lance system, as opposed to the twist-lock system used by gas appliances.

Planning for a wood burning fireplace? Following the diagram, connect the wire leads of the new circuit to the wire pigtails supplied with the unit. The finishing materials for your flue system and fireplace can be key factors in the type of fireplace for your space.

But whereas zero-clearance fireplaces can usually be installed anywhere, these more efficient designs must be situated on an exterior wall. You can purchase fireplace masonry kits to make this project far more manageable for the average DIYer.

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Our sincere wish is to see each of our customers completely satisfied with their fireplace selection and installation process.

Louvers, grills, and other vents cannot be covered. Most manufacturers will also provide a sheet metal firestop that should be installed at ceiling level. Whether you ultimately decide to hire a contractor to install your fireplace or do it yourself, take full advantage of our free fireplace installation checklists to ensure you get the job done right.

Advertisement Note that unvented gas fireplaces are available and increasingly common. Most imortantly, the book covers all the important questions Planning and building your fireplace book ask yourself when trying to choose which kind of fireplace, as Planning and building your fireplace book as all the pertinent information about each type.

For rooms of any size, but for small rooms in particular, homeowners have found that zero-clearance fireplaces are a sensible, more than satisfactory option. This cost does not reflect the price of a finished outdoor fireplace as the cost will depend on your taste and finishing materials.

If the chimney is under 15 ft 4. The heat will still be intense, so be careful. Each fireplace manufacturer and model is different and it is very important to read Planning and building your fireplace book understand the finishing section of the manual for the appliance.

Breaking ground, or excavation, requires heavy-duty equipment and expert operators to make sure the land is level before laying the foundation of your house. Because heat naturally rises, additional space above the fireplace is also required.

Despite the independent inner and outer wall construction, it is important that only the outer section be punctured. If this is the case, the plywood or strand board must be cut to the dimensions of your enclosure and nailed into place atop 2 x 4 scabbing. Fire brick should take special care when installed inside a firebox: Laying a pleasing-looking pattern and mixing the right mortar is an important consideration.

If building a gas-burning fireplace, prepare to hook up gas to your fireplace in order to get it working. Need More Help?

Ceramic flue pipe liner 6. We at eFireplaceStore. A few high-efficiency wood-burning fireplaces will use a twist lock chimney system that has inner and outer walls made together, much the same as direct vent gas appliances.

The air space between the inner and outer jackets, and the ability for the unit to dissipate heat is what allows a prefabricated fireplace to be installed into a combustible enclosure framed from commonly available dimensional lumber. Collecting quotes from reputable local businesses for this initial work will leave you in a much better position to determine the overall cost and timeline of the project.

Once the vent collar has been configured properly, the first piece of pipe can be installed. Planning for your combustion air intakes, heat reliefs and any remote ducting is essential to the proper function of your fireplace.

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We are committed to ensuring compliance with the adopted codes and protecting the health and safety of .A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Amazing Outdoor Living Space | 9 You can further customize your fireplace by adding on accessories such as a chimney extension, seating backrest and other special touches to make your fireplace structure exactly what you .Ebook an indoor masonry fireplace can take a great deal of effort and time, but the finished product can be a highlight of your home and show off your creativity and workmanship.

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