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Can I use a 5 inch vent to vent a new direct vent stove? I…

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Can I use a 5 inch B vent to vent a new direct vent stove?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

I am in the process of buying a new stove and wondered itf there is a smaller vent than the ^ 8 vent that comes with the stove.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

No

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I just didn't want to make a larger hole in the roof and ceiling to acomadate the newq direct vent.

Contractor's Assistant: Have you talked to a roofing professional yet?

No The sales man for the stove wants $1700 to enlarge the hole and install the direct vent

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: HVAC
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You must use the size required in the manufacturer's install instructions. I'm assuming this is a gas stove

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