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Follow the stove manufacturer's instructions for clearances. It will tell you the fire rating requirements expressed in "hours" (or material type) for surfaces around the stove depending on clearance. 2 layers of 5/8" Type-X fire-rated gypsum board (drywall) gives a 2-hour fire rating to a 16" on-center wood stud wall. Surface treatments like stone, brick, ...
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