Question by star8u: My wood burning stove blows smoke into the house not out what do I do?
We have checked the floo and that is fine. We have checked the area where it bends to the stove itself and that is fine. What else do we need to check? Please I hope someone knows we dont want to hire someone to over charge us for something that we can do ourselves. Thank you ahead of time…..
Ok so I cant believe all the answers I’m getting. The chimney goes up to the roof, the stove is in my basement and I have a working fireplace in the upstairs. The floo is about 2 feet from the stove itself. You turn it to allow the smoke to go up. When turned it we light a fire and smoke doesnt go up.
Answer by up y
Make SURE your flue is open all the way out the cap. Make SURE your damper is open. Build a small fire until the flue is well heated. Hot air rises and will help the draft. Make sure the top of the flue is above the roofline. You could be getting backdraft instead of draft.
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