How to Install a Wood-Burning Fireplace Insert – This Old House

How to Install a Wood-Burning Fireplace Insert - This Old House 1

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This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to dramatically increase the heat output of a wood-burning fireplace. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Shopping List for How to Install a Wood-Burning Fireplace Insert:
– wood-burning fireplace insert
– pipe dope
– 1/2-inch cap
– 6-inch-diameter stainless steel vent liner
– high-temperature silicone sealant
– chimney cap

Tools for How to Install a Wood-Burning Fireplace Insert:
– angle grinder, used to cut and grind fireplace bricks
– two pipe wrenches
– acetylene torch, used to cut out damper
– hammer, sledgehammer and cold chisel, for chopping out fire bricks
– pulling cone and rope, used to pull the vent down the chimney
– screwdriver
– nut driver
– tin snips
– caulk gun

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