Chimney Control 8″ Stainless Steel

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**Please note, the first picture shows the Chimney Control fitted using extra long legs – these can be found in accessories**
The Chimney Control is an extremely useful energy & money saving device which allows you to close the chimney at the top pot.
Spring mounted chimney cowl with a chain attached. This chain drops down the inside of the chimney to the fireplace. The chain allows you to open & close the chimney. Length of the chain is 33 feet (10 metres); therefore this chimney cowl is suitable for a 3 storey building.
The overall adjustment between open & closed is approx. 3 ½ inches (9 cm). Through the use of the chain, this allows a number of control positions.

The ability to fix the Chimney Control at a number of positions gives you a huge degree of control over the following;
* Heat Loss up the chimney:
A huge amount of heat can escape up from an unlit fireplace. A Chimney Control will eliminate this money waster.
* Draught & Fuel Consumption: With a smaller opening there will be less draught & less fuel burned. The chimney control is a draught reducer.
* Flow Reversal: When a chimney is used infrequently it will cool down to the outside temperature. When this happens an airflow reversal can occur. Cold air can sink down the chimney & escape from the fireplace, cooling the room down. Equally, an extractor fan or a second fireplace can draw cold air down the unused chimney. The Chimney Control will stop this.
* Up-down Problem: When two chimneys are back-to-back or very close and one is being used, smoke and fumes can be sucked down the unused chimney and back into the building. A Chimney Control placed on the unused chimney will prevent this re-entry occurring.
* Noise Reduction: Some chimneys are susceptible to external noise levels from wind or even moving vehicles that can sometimes be heard indoors. A fully closed Chimney Control will reduce noise.
* Birds Nesting & Rain Penetration: When the fireplace is not used the chimney control can be closed to stop the birds & rain entering the chimney

Important: This chimney cowl will not prevent a downdraught when open.
Important: This chimney cowl cannot be used with a stove, boiler or any closed appliance.
The Chimney Control is constructed from high grade stainless steel & is suitable for use with solid fuels. Fits 7 inch (180mm) to 9 inch (230mm) circular chimney pots in ceramic, steel & prefabricated materials. Adapters are available for other sizes. Once fitted correctly, the Chimney Control cannot be disturbed by strong winds. With its robust build, competitive price & 1 year guarantee, the Chimney Control has all the qualities to be a winner.
Each chimney control pack contains:
* 1 x Chimney control chimney cowl
* 3 x Strapping legs & claws
* 3 x Wing nuts
* 1 x Strapping band
* 1 x Bolt
* 1 x Operating hook
* 1 x Attachment / adjustment hook
* 1 x Fitting instructions
Diameter: 12 Inch (305mm)
Open Height: 8 1/2 Inches (214mm)
Closed Height: 5 Inches (125mm)
How to Install:
* The Chimney Control incorporates a simple yet effective system of attaching closely to the chimney pot.
* The three claws grip the inside of the chimney pot.
* The three strapping legs are positioned outside the chimney pot.
* Claws & strapping legs are held in place by 3 wing-nuts & a tightly fitting strapping band.
* The chain that is attached to the base of the chimney cowl drops down inside the chimney to the fireplace.
* At the fireplace level, pull the chain until cowl is fully closed. Mark this point on either fire surround or firebrick & fix attachment hook to marked point. Use of a hand drill & two long screws is advised.
* Full fitting instructions are supplied with each chimney control chimney cowl.


Chimney Control 8" Stainless Steel


Technical Info

For measurements and technical drawing, please download our PDF file for this product.