1. Visiting from the US? Why not try DIYnot.US instead? Click here to continue to DIYnot.US.
    Dismiss Notice

Anti downdraft cowl

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by Bannon, 4 Apr 2013.

  1. Bannon

    Bannon

    Joined:
    25 Jun 2010
    Messages:
    21
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Location:
    Carmarthenshire
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Hope this is the right forum ;)

    Getting quite a downdraft (but only on occasion) into my wood-burning stove. It's not all the time because the flue has been cleaned and only happens when the wind picks up.

    So to the question, what is the best sort of cowl to stop these downdrafts, as some seem to be amazingly expensive and others such as the spinning type seem to be much cheaper.

    Cheers.
     
  2. jj4091

    jj4091

    Joined:
    1 Dec 2006
    Messages:
    4,417
    Thanks Received:
    353
    Location:
    Cumbria
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    As far as I know the only guaranteed way to stop down draughts is an O-H chimney pot.
     
  3. onecog

    onecog

    Joined:
    16 Oct 2012
    Messages:
    379
    Thanks Received:
    58
    Location:
    Gwynedd
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Do you have tall trees nearby or a tall building?
    Google anti downdraught cowl.
     
  4. DIYnot Local

    DIYnot Local

    Joined:
    3 Sep 2019
    Country:
    United Kingdom

    If you need to find a tradesperson to get your job done, please try our local search below, or if you are doing it yourself you can find suppliers local to you.

    Select the supplier or trade you require, enter your location to begin your search.


    Are you a trade or supplier? You can create your listing free at DIYnot Local

     
Loading...

Share This Page