Do all my fireplaces use the same chimney?
Do all my fires use the same chimney?
Fireplace FAQ - I have lots of fireplaces in my house, do they all use the same chimney?
No, every fireplace should have it's own separate chimney. If they do
share the same chimney then they will not draw as well, especially if
you are using both at once. But more importantly, the unused fireplace
can leak dangerous fumes and CO2 into the room. Generally, in houses
with many fireplaces, the chimneys for each fireplace run up the chimney
breast. They then bend in to the centre of the chimney breast to connect to
the fireplace, then move out of the way again, to make way for the
next fireplace, and it's chimney. You can determine which fireplace uses
which chimney by lighting a smoke pellet in the fireplace, and then
watching from the roof to see which chimney the smoke comes from (a two