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Megan
Re: Fireplace Pipe Dripping
Megan

So it is that time of year again and I am getting ready to fix the pipe! Or perhaps call someone to insulate it. The flexible pipe comes from the fireplace top extends 6(ish) feet to the ceiling and into the existing stove pipe. Does that 6 feet count as exposed?

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As long as that pipe is not exposed and if it is it honors any clearances to combustibles listed in the manual for your fireplace you are fine and i think stuffing the open space with non combustible insulation will take care of the issue.

Could we just stuff the stove pipe around the flex pipe with insulation?

Benjamin
Re: Fireplace Pipe Dripping
Benjamin
Molly4 wrote:

So it is that time of year again and I am getting ready to fix the pipe! Or perhaps call someone to insulate it. The flexible pipe comes from the fireplace top extends 6(ish) feet to the ceiling and into the existing stove pipe. Does that 6 feet count as exposed? Could we just stuff the stove pipe around the flex pipe with insulation?

As long as it is non combustible insulation it should be ok. But read the installation manual it will tell you what you can and cannot do it it does not call the manufacturer. And while you are at it check the clearance to combustibles required and make sure you have that.

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