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fully vented?


A fireplace is generally FULLY VENTED when the following statements are true:

  • The flue pipe is 8 inches in diameter or greater
  • The fireplace is built for wood burning
  • The flue pipe is normally in a masonry chimney that extends above the roofline
  • You need to open a damper when you use the fireplace

A fireplace is generally NOT FULLY VENTED when the following statements are true:

  • There is no flue pipe or the flue pipe is less than 8 inches in diameter
  • The flue pipe (if there is one) goes out of a side wall
  • The fireplace has sealed glass panels on it
  • You turn the fireplace on with a wall switch
  • You look up the model and it says, “direct vent”, “ventless” or “vent free”