Shop our selection of Rear heat shield, Wood Burning Stoves in the Heating, Venting & Cooling Department at The Home Depot. Hey wood guys, love your web site (and wood burning heat). Shielding consists of protection such as external jacketing or metal heat shield attached to the sides and rear of the appliance and spaced out at least 50 mm (2 in. Rear and bottom heat shields protect adjacent walls and floor to give you more flexibility for your hearth design and construction.
Here are two low-cost approaches to safe wood stove installation. WOOD Stoves – Located on the side, usually bottom left; ADD-ON Wood/Coal Furnace – Usually located on the left, on the back panel. It has a rear heat shield (for convenience in placement) and an ash pan (for convenience in cleaning).
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