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Old 02-09-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
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Does a gas fireplace need a full chimney or can I use a standard 6" exhaust pipe out of the wall? This fireplace will be in the basement.

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Old 02-09-2012, 09:17 PM   #2
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You need to follow the manufacturers specifications. In other words, step one is deciding on the fireplace, not installing venting.

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Old 02-09-2012, 10:12 PM   #3
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Not even sure what you mean by standard 6" pipe. That could mean single walled, double walled, triple walled.
Most use a very expencive pipe that draws in fresh air for combustion and vents all in the same pipe.
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