How Close To A Fireplace Can A Register Duct Boot Be Placed? - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum
Advertisement


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Display Modes
Old 05-08-2020, 01:10 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2020
Posts: 62
Rewards Points: 124
Default

How close to a fireplace can a register duct boot be placed?


I am doing a remodel in the living room and the existing register is almost centered in front of the fireplace and 4'7" (center of register to front of fireplace). I see that because of a 16" x 4" load bearing beam the vent could not be moved further (right) away from the fireplace during the original construction - although there are 6 additional feet of space to the right of the load bearing beam.

In my remodel I was looking to move the register 1 foot closer to the fireplace - and I cannot go 1 foot further away because of sewer plumbing in that space. I need to get access to the space to put some 2"x8" braces for a shower above this space.

For HVAC experts out there, Any issues with moving the register closer to the fireplace?

Thank you in advance for your review and reply.
jfguerrero1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Top of Page | View New Posts