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How to Replace a Flue

A backdraft in this homeowner's flue is sending deadly gases into the home. Learn how to remove and replace a faulty flue and secure th...

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Top 8 Flues Projects

  1. 1. How to Repair a Flue

    Learn how to repair different parts of a flue -- from the basement to the roof -- to prevent a backdraft. These step-by-step instructio...

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    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. How to Vent a New Flue

    Once a new flue has been installed the next step is to connect it to the water heater in the basement. The following steps show how to ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. How to Repair a Chimney Flue Liner and Ash Dump

    These easy step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to repair a chimney by fixing a hole in the flue liner and repairing an old ash du...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 4. Gas Appliance Check (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on gas appliance safety.

  5. 5. New Flue Installation: Replace Drywall

    Learn how to complete a new flue installation by replacing and painting the cut drywall.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. The Anatomy of a Fireplace: Flues, Chimneys and More

    Learn about the main types of flues, chimneys and chimney caps on DIYNetwork.com.

  7. 7. Fireplace Plug (01:13)

    This reusable flue seal is designed to keep the cold out and the heat in.

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