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Single flue chimney caps Protect and extend the life of your flue and
The single chimney cap, is used for a chimney that has either one flue or multi flues spaced at leased 6 inches apart.
Easy Installation, just slip
over flue and tighten 4 bolts.
Optional Leg Kit
24 gauge hood & 18 gauge one piece base with built-in
Type 304 Stainless Steel - Animal
proof - Available in custom sizes - Available in copper
3/4" mesh is standard or choose 5/8" spark arrestor
mesh - Superior oval hole mesh prevents creosote build up in corners
Always measure the
outside of the flue tile side to side, never corner to corner.
Single flue chimney cap sizes
For flue sizes
6 1/2" x 6 1/2" to 9" x 9"
6 1/2" x 11" to 9" x 13 1/2"
6 1/2" x 16" to 9" x 19"
11" x 11" to 14" x 14"
11" x 16" to 14" x 18 1/2"
16" x 16" to 18 1/2" x 18 1/2"
And remember, measure
If your flue or flues are even or below the crown ( the cement top of most chimneys ) or in poor shape, a "leg kit" can be used for proper installation.
If you are burning wood, a 5/8" spark
arrestor mesh can be used, check your local Code.
Sometimes the most economical solution to a chimney
flue downdraft, wind related puff back or chimney odor problem is a
simple chimney cap.
Chimney Cap Measuring for single flue chimney caps made easy..... Lets climb that ladder once.....
measure "everything" twice.
Always measure a flue side to side,
never corner to corner.
A flue may
be square, rectangular, oval or round. Measure accordingly.
Provide the inner and outer measurement to size
other options such as top sealing dampers.
If the flue is flush, recessed or it's just a
"hole"... measure it's opening in the crown.
A & B Measure to the
OUTER most edge of the chimney's top.
The chimney's cement "crown".
C & D
Measure the span or OUTER most edge of the flue.
else... the spacing to each edge
of the chimney, etc.
Measure the height of the flue.
Liner -- Usually a high temperature clay (fireclay). A round, square
or rectangular sleeve lining the interior of masonry chimneys. This is the
pathway in which the "smoke" or flue gases pass through to exit into the
(Some chimney were constructed with no clay liner or metal pipe was used as the
**Always measure a flue side to side, never corner to
Chimney Crown -- Also called
a "wash"... is usually a cement topping around the flues and tapered to the
chimneys sides to shed water.
(Some crowns are tapered more than others and may create a more difficult cap
We ask that you call or e-mail us
Compare our stainless steel and copper chimney caps to
those thin gauge
diamond mesh black caps which may be nothing but painted steel and will
Shipping is from our location or
direct from the manufacturer,
whichever location is most economical.
You get your cap
quickly and easily, usually within a few days.
Volko Chimney Caps...we ain't
We can supply you with all
your fireplace and wood stove needs for almost any manufacturer.
galvanized and stainless steel pipe and fittings, chimney flue liners and high
quality complete double wall chimney systems.
Got a list? Whether it
is 1 cap or a chimney system, e-mail or fax it for a quote.
Black rusty chimney top.
Last seen before wind storm.
Please call 1 800 685 8263
with any info
Looking for chimney caps to cure a downdraft problem??...
Click the links below for
some tips and explanations....