How to install wood stove pipe through cathedral ceiling?
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Installing a wood stove pipe through a cathedral ceiling requires attention to safety and installation detail. It is advisable to consult your local building code official prior to beginning the installation. The guidelines for such installations usually include a minimum distance between the top of the stove pipe and the ceiling; this distance will vary based on the type of material the ceiling is made from. Additionally, make sure that you have adequate clearance from combustible materials such as wood framing, insulation, and drywall.
When installing the wood stove pipe, you should use an appropriate chimney liner specifically designed for wood stoves. The liner should also be installed following all manufacturer instructions. The joints between the sections of pipe should be sealed with appropriate sealants to ensure an airtight fit. Finally, check any locate any existing roof supports to ensure the weight of the piping and the chimney cap are accommodated.