General Questions

First order of business is to determine which stove you have. Getting a good idea of the hookup is important as well.

  1. What model stove, and what manufacturing date?

  2. What type of chimney, is it a masonry (brick), or a kit chimney?

  3. If it is a kit chimney does it go straight up or out through a wall and up? How high above roof does it go?

  4. Is the stove in a basement?

  5. Does the stove have outside intake air hooked up? How is it ran?

  6. If it is a masonry chimney, does the chimney have an ash clean out door?

  7. What size flue is the chimney?

  8. How new is the house?