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I am working to rehabilitate an old chimney for use by a wood stove. There will be approximately 18 ft from the wall chimney socket (this is probably not the correct name for it) to the chimney top on the roof. I plan to situate the stove right next to the socket, so not much exposed vent pipe from the stove to it should be needed.

Which kind of pipe should I use for the liner and for between the stove and the chimney socket? I did this very similar job before but for a radiator boiler and water heater, which both run on gas and for that I used Type B vent pipe that is twist and click. I imagine for wood stove I would need a different type of pipe.

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If this is an existing chimney that was built with flue tile, there are stainless steel flex liners available (single wall) for use within the chimney. – Fiasco Labs Oct 28 '13 at 2:48
Why do you think you need a liner? Contrary to the hype I've heard that masonry flues are superior to metal. – Rand Apr 26 '14 at 22:17
@Rand, they are, provided the chinking is all still good inside the flue. Often, it's cheaper and easier to line than it is to rechink. EDIT: Also, in the case of a single-wall masonry chimney, the flue isn't superior at all. – TDHofstetter Aug 24 '14 at 16:41

Check local codes. I suspect triple wall will be needed but may be able to use double wall. Ohio and TN is triple. H-D contractor's desk should be able to tell ya?

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