Questions about suspected fire hazards: things that may be unacceptably likely to start a fire. If you feel a fire is imminent, turn off/disable the device before posting here.

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Alternative to glass fireplace door?

My rental apartment has a fireplace, which we use often. This fireplace lacks a glass door. On nights when we have used the fireplace, we leave the flue open until the morning, and when we get up, the ...
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Sheet metal fire rating

Does anyone know the fire rating of sheet metal? I'm not sure the exact composition of the materials used in sheet metal to figure this one out. I am thinking of building an enclosure using sheet ...
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Could a pressurized fire sprinkler system be causing a loud sound?

Every night, we hear loud cracking sounds coming from our attic. The sounds are quite loud, and it sounds like there could be a real problem. We hear it every night, usually multiple times. It ...
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How do I fix a chimney that does not conform to the insurance regulations?

The previous owners installed a fireplace in the house. A wood burning stove. It doesn't seem old or damaged. The stove itself is fine now that we moved it forward an inch and a half. Back to my ...