DuraTech Flat Ceiling Support Kit Review

In this short video I’ll give you a full run down of all the items included in the DuraTech Chimney Round Ceiling Support Kit from DuraVent. The round ceiling support kit is perfect for installations where you’ll be running your chimney pipe straight up through your roof and »

Why I Choose DuraTech Chimney Pipe For My Wood Stove Installations

In this short video I explain the practical reasons why I choose DuraTech Chimney Pipe for my wood stove installations. Over the next week or so I’ll be posting videos detailing specific components of DuraTech Chimney Pipe, the applications for those items, and much more.  But before I started »

DuraVent Stove Pipe Adapters Explained

In this short video Joe explains the different adapters available when connecting stove pipe to your support box or wall thimble. The transitions are the most complicated parts of a chimney installation.  When I talk about transitions I’m referring to the areas where you have to penetrate a wall, »

An Introduction To DuraPlus Triple Wall Chimney Pipe

In this short video Joe introduces you to DuraPlus Triple Wall Chimney Pipe from DuraVent. DuraPlus is a triple wall “Class-A” high temperature all fuel chimney system designed for use with stoves, furnaces, water heaters, and more. DuraPlus is perfect for the “Do-It-Yourself” installer for several reasons… DuraPlus features triple »

Turn Your Wood Burning Fireplace Into An Efficient Fireplace Heater

Wood burning fireplaces are notoriously inefficient losing as much as 90% of the heat produced from burning wood up the chimney. The truth is most brick and mortar fireplaces are negatively efficient meaning they rob heat from your home both while in use and not. How can that be? When »

Maximize The Heating Potential Of Your Wood Stove With A Vogelzang Heat Reclaimer

In this short video Melissa talks about the benefits of the VogelZang Heat Reclaimer. Check out the [6″ Vogelzang Heat Reclaimer]( "6" Vogelzang Heat Reclaimer") or the [8″ Vogelzang Heat Reclaimer ]( »

How To Measure Your Wood Burning Fireplace For A Fireplace Grate

In this short video Joe will walk you through the steps of measuring your fireplace for a fireplace grate. Items You’ll Need: Paper Pencil or Pen Tape Measure Start by measuring the width of your fireplace. Note that for tapered fireplaces like in our example you’ll need to »