Question: How big is a 3 inch pellet chimney?

How big is a pellet stove pipe?

Harman pellet stoves require a 3” or 4” vent pipe for proper operation, depending on the model.

How high should a pellet stove chimney be?

Explained, the chimney pipe must be a minimum of three feet above the roof but also two feet taller than anything within ten feet. The portion of the rule stating the pipe needs to be 2 feet above anything within 10 feet is where most people get confused.

What type of Vent pipe for pellet stove?

Pellet stoves require type “L” vent pipe. Most will have a 4” vent pipe requirement. L-vent uses an air space between a stainless steel inner pipe and a galvanized outer pipe. Since the exhaust on pellet equipment is pressurized, all joints between pipe components must be siliconed or have a gasketed/sealed connection.

What size pellet burner do I need?

Pellet stoves can be purchased to heat an entire home, but most owners use them as supplemental heat in common areas of a home. You will need 25 to 30 BTU of heat for every square foot of space that you want to heat. These stoves are available in sizes ranging from 8,000 to 90,000 BTU per hour.

Can a pellet stove be vented out a chimney?

A: You can vent a pellet stove either through a wall or through an existing masonry chimney. Some chimneys also require the installation of an approved metal liner that the pellet stove vent pipe passes through.

How far can you run a pellet stove vent?

The maximum allowed horizontal run of the vent pipe is usually four feet. The maximum vertical run of three inch pipe is usually fifteen feet. More than that and you need four inch pipe.

Can a pellet stove be vented through a chimney?

A: You can vent a pellet stove either through a wall or through an existing masonry chimney. Some chimneys also require the installation of an approved metal liner that the pellet stove vent pipe passes through.

Can a chimney be too short?

If the chimney is not tall enough, your fireplace will suffer from inadequate draft and not function properly or safely. A chimney that is too short cannot vent correctly and can become a serious fire hazard to your home.

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