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Boatbunny
Boatbunny

Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:35pm

Post Subject: Sealing Fire Flue/Chimney

What's the secret? Everytime we seal the top of the fire to the flue/chimney the grout/seal doesn't last and falls off in bits on to the tiles. Any tips would be very appreciated. Thanks in advance - Gretchen Kenny

Tony-B
Tony-B

Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:03am

Post Subject: Sealing Fire Flue/Chimney

I think its the expansion & contraction of the stove pipe so any "solid" material is likely to crack. Force as much "asbestos type" tape or rope between the roof collar and pipe, both top & bottom but leave a (say) 1/4inch of space. Then squeeze some special high temperature silicon that you should be able to get from chandlers who sell stoves into that space to make a final seal. Tony Brooks

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