If the diameter is too large, the flue gas temperature will drop owing to heat lost through the walls (A.) The symptom is a sluggish draught, weak resistance to ‘blowback’ in turbulent wind conditions – and a tendency for the flue to foul up and need almost constant maintenance.
This property was built in 1999 and last sold on August 30, 2016 for 6,000.
The term "backwoodsman" became common when pioneers began advancing the frontier into and beyond the mountains of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Carolinas, regions which came to be known to the coastal states as the back-country.
For generations after the great westward movement began (about 1769–1770), this backcountry, comprising the present Middle West, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and other inland areas farther south, was predominantly forest.
This section discusses the way chimneys function and should be of particular help if you are trouble-shooting an existing problem or if you are designing a new chimney and want to avoid some of the pitfalls.
The business of connecting to an existing chimney, installing a flexible liner, or erecting a prefabricated sectional chimney is discussed in the Installation section.