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So dad had bought the fire basket and a stock of logs and set to reopening the old flue.
Chimneys can become blocked for various reasons including birds nesting or a possible deterioration of the flue.
The flue and boiler of his coal pellet burning central heating boiler had been cleaned the morning before by a chimney sweep.
That leads to the next--and possibly most serious hidden problem with this issue-that of flue sizing, which most people not in the business never consider.
Every year, approximately 25 people die from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by appliances and flues that have not been properly installed or maintained.
The material is reusable because in the absence of the high pressures found in the flue exhaust, the carbon dioxide freely leaves the material.
These are flues which have been added to houses after construction, usually by the householder.
Combustion in these devices is so complete that often the only flue needed is a small class L vent (similar to that of a natural-gas furnace).
The flues it concerns are the ones from gas boilers probably set more central in the house or flat, where the flue pipe runs vertically or horizontally through a number of rooms before it exits the building.
A flue was blocked over during a plastering job in the home of Thomas and Treasa MacGabhann at Annaville Park in Dublin's Dundrum leading to their deaths in September 2003.
Check fireplaces for closed, blocked or bent flues, soot and debris.
Be careful to check the condition of the brickwork to the flues in the roof space.