chimney flue


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An incombustible, heat-resistant enclosed passage in a chimney to control and carry away products of combustion from a fireplace to the outside air. Often, several fireplaces within a home are connected to a single large flue, but it is also common to carry up one flue for each fireplace.
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Large (16-inch-diameter) flowerpot, 16-inch chimney flue tile, or purchased metal base
The business will provide after-care as needed, be it servicing the stoves or sweeping chimney flues; the team are happy to help.
The CO level in the chimney flue gases and the combustion (CO/CO2) ratio is measured by using a flue gas analyser.
A WOMAN almost died after a plastic shopping bag thrown on to a lit fire blocked a chimney flue.
Baltimore detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) investigates a double murder in a supposedly locked room, where one girl's body is discovered wedged in the chimney flue. "This scene is familiar to me," remarks Fields, recognising the similarity to a heinous crime described in lurid detail in a collection of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack).
Rating: *** THE RAVEN (Cert 15, 106 mins) Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd, Horror/Thriller/Romance/Action, also available to buy DVD pounds 17.99/Blu-ray pounds 22.99 BALTIMORE detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) investigates a double murder in a supposedly locked room, where one girl's body is discovered wedged in the chimney flue. "This scene is familiar to me," remarks Fields, recognising the similarity to a heinous crime described in lurid detail in a collection of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack).
8 The Raven (15) Baltimore detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans) investigates a double murder in a supposedly locked room, where one girl's body is discovered wedged in the chimney flue. He recognises the similarity to a heinous crime described in lurid detail in a collection of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack).
However, she said she has not had the chimney flue cleaned since moving-in three years ago.
Blyth crew manager Hugh Lacey was in charge of a crew which dealt with a blaze in a chimney flue in a house in Princes Gardens.
SMOKE rising through the floorboards of a house in Braithwaite Road Spark-brook, Birmingham, was traced to a faulty chimney flue.
Either one will tell you whether you have to install a new chimney flue or liner, or point to any other moisture source that may be causing the excessive efflorescence.
'It was started by a defective chimney flue which let heat build up and once the fire started, the rest of the house went up in flames very quickly.