05:17PM | 12/26/04
Member Since: 12/25/04
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Our back entry/laundry room is approximately 8 feet square and has a metal chimney coming up through the floor in one corner. We cannot move the chimney, as there is no other place to put it, and it is located too close to our dryer to build a faux wall around it. Does anyone have any ideas about how to cover it up so it is not so imposing, intrusive and just plain dorky looking, but will still not burn my house down?


07:14AM | 12/27/04
Member Since: 12/26/04
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How about painting it with fire retardent paint (similar to the paint used around fireplaces). It can probably be color matched to the walls, which will help it "disappear" into the wall.


02:57PM | 12/27/04
Member Since: 12/25/04
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Thanks! I think that's what we're going to do. Actually, I would like to vaporize it, but I lack the technology to beam back the eyesore whenever I need to use the wood stove.


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