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should you put the elbow of a 6 inch flew directly into the chimminy liner from a heater boiler.

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and should there be a clean out between heater and the boiler. thank you for any help.
asked in Heating System by paulie (120 points)
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I apologize but I don’t understand your question… or rather a description of your setup installation. 
Correct me if I’m wrong:
You have a water heater and a hot water heating appliance (a boiler) connected to a chimney. The chimney has a 6” diameter flue liner.
  • I’m not sure about your elbow question, where are you planning to put that elbow? 
  • Is it going to be on the connectors (vent pipes) between the appliances and the chimney liner? 
A cleanout is usually installed at the base of a chimney or some distance below where the connectors from appliances penetrate its wall, not between them.
Please explain your installation with some more details, just click “comment” below.
answered by darekrudy (21,730 points)