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potbelly

07:30PM | 04/12/03
Member Since: 02/07/03
11 lifetime posts
Hello, I am having a new house built & had it drywalled and forget to put a vent hose on the fireplace & cant get to it now to do it, it is now all inclosed. Is it very important,or am i going to have to cut into the wall or what,i messed up? Thanks Darwin.

Lawrence

06:38PM | 04/17/03
Member Since: 11/14/00
333 lifetime posts
A "vent hose?" Meaning a chimney duct for the fireplace to vent the smoke from the fire? (It should not be a "hose" for flaming embers and smoke.) Where do you propose the smoke and flying embers from the fireplace go if you do not have a "vent hose:" into the wooden walls?!?!

If that's what you mean, then, yes, you need to tear through the drywall.




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