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Flue Types

To give some indication, your flue type should look something like one of these.

Please be aware this flue information is a guide only and a professional fireplace survey is recommended prior to purchase/installation.

Class 1 Chimney

Class 1: Chimney

The conventional brick chimney – clearly defined by a chimney stack and pot on the roof of a property.

 

 

 

 

Class 2 Pre-fabricated

Class 2: Pre-fabricated

Hollow concrete flue blocks create a flue up through the property usually terminating with a ridge vent on the roof.

 

 

 

 

Class 2 Pre-fabricated

Class 2: Pre-fabricated

A metal flue box situated behind the fire connects to a series of metal flue pipes run up through the house terminating with a pipe and terminal through the roof.

 

 

 

 

Power Flue

Power Flue

Where no chimney or flue is available. A quiet but powerful fan situated on an outside wall expels the flue gases from the fire.

 

 

 

 

Balanced Flue

Balanced Flue

Where no chimney or flue is available. The fire vents directly outside through a horizontal twin wall pipe. These fires are glass fronted. No mains electricity is required.