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20 Fireplace Insert Installation (for qualified installers only)
© Travis Industries 93508061 4150520
Insert Placement Requirements
The insert must be placed so that no combustibles are within, or can swing within (e.g. drapes,
doors), 36" of the front of the insert
Insert and hearth must be installed on a level, secure floor
The minimum clearances, facing, and hearth requirements in Figure 18 must be met.
Figure 18
Hearth Requirements
Must extend 16" in front of the insert and 8" on both sides (min. 19" deep by 39-5/8" wide)
Must be non-combustible and at least .018" thick (26 gauge)
Masonry Fireplace Requirements
Chimney must have a clay tile liner or a stainless steel liner (positive connection)
Entire fireplace, including chimney, must be clean and undamaged. Any damage must be repaired
prior to installation of the insert
Chimney height: 15' minimum; 33' maximum.
Entire fireplace, including chimney, must meet local building requirements
Side
Wall
Combustible Mantel
Combustible Top Facing
Non-Combustible
Hearth
Facing
Standard
Model
Cook-Top
Model
Minimum Clearances
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Sidewall to Insert
Side Facing
Top Facing
with Mantel Shield
Mantel to Insert
with Mantel Shield
Hearth (Front)*
Hearth (Side)
Front of Insert
Extension onto Hearth
15"
13-1/2"
30"
17"
32"
19"
16"
8"
36"
6-3/8"
15"
13-1/2"
31"
18"
33"
20"
16"
8"
36"
8-7/8"
* Does not include the distance the insert
extends onto the hearth (dimension "x").
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