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Our wood fireplace backs up smoke into the house. Would a fan or blower help draft the smoke up the chimney?
Posted by Elite Deals - Chris M. on 24 October 2013 02:46 PM

Our Answer:

Unfortunately, no. A blower is only helpful in circulating warmth from the fireplace into the room and can actually cause the drafting issue to become worse in some cases. Smoke back drafting is usually related to either a disproportionate chimney to fireplace opening or draft pressure issues, which can be wind related or caused by fans or furnaces inside the house.

From Section Page: Fireplace Blowers and Fans

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