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Old 09-25-2011, 07:17 AM   #1
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I have triple wall stove pipe for a wood stove going thru my attic, Can I safely blow cellulose around that or should there be a clearance between pipe and insulation?

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I have triple wall stove pipe for a wood stove going thru my attic, Can I safely blow cellulose around that or should there be a clearance between pipe and insulation?
Most triple walls flue pipes are not rated for zero clearance on combustibles. You will need to check with local code, however, I would always prefer to see a properly sheet metal barrier around the flue as it comes through the attic floor to seal it with some intumescent caulking and keep the cellulose off of it.

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