Stove Installation (for qualified installers only) 7
Travis Industries 100-01140 4150522
Please read this entire manual before you install and use your new room heater.
Failure to follow instructions may result in property damage, bodily injury, or even
death. Contact local building or fire officials about restrictions and installation
inspection requirements in your area.
Planning the Installation
We suggest that you have an authorized Travis Industries dealer install your stove. If you install the
stove yourself, your authorized dealer should review your plans for installation.
Check with local building officials for any permits required for installation of this stove and notify your
insurance company before proceeding with installation.
The location of your wood heater in your home will decide how affectively the heat produced will spread
throughout your house. Attention to the home design with consideration of natural convection and air
circulation should be taken into account when choosing the placement of your heater within the home.
Preparation for Installation
Check for damage to the exterior of the stove (dents should be reported, scratches can be fixed by
applying touch up paint).
Check the interior of the firebox (replace cracked firebrick and make sure baffle is in place).
The stove can be lightened by removing the firebricks and baffle. (pg 36) - replace before operation.
Stove Installation Considerations
The table below details the six most common types of installations and the considerations for each
type. Alternative methods of installation are available if they comply with local building codes.
Installation Type Considerations
Standard Ceiling with a Factory Built Chimney
(Page 14)
• Requires ceiling and roof penetration
• Provides best draft
Cathedral Ceiling with a Factory Built Chimney
(Page 14)
• Cathedral style chimney support required
• Provides best draft
Exterior Factory Built Chimney
(Page 15)
• Uses two elbows to route chimney outside
• Exterior chimney is hidden from the room
• Elbows reduce draft
• Optional exterior chase reduces cold air blockage
Hearth Stove Positive Connection
(Page 15)
• Utilizes existing masonry or zero clearance (metal) chimney
• Provides good draft due to full reline
• Easier to clean than direct or horizontal hearth stove
Hearth Stove Direct Connection
(Page 16)
• Utilizes existing masonry or zero clearance (metal) chimney
• Requires construction of a "block-off plate"
• Draft reduced due to elbows & chimney cross section
Interior Masonry Chimney
(Page 16)
• Utilizes existing masonry chimney (not approved for zero
clearance (metal) fireplaces)
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