Make Your Home More Energy Efficient with Top Mount Dampers

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The Old Way - Throat Damper

On average 8% of your home heating cost is lost through your fireplace chimney. Conventional masonry fireplaces have what is called a Throat Damper.

  • This type of damper is designed to be in the throat of the fireplace just above the top of the firebox.
  • When this damper is closed it is seated metal to metal, allowing air to leak up through it and out of your chimney.
  • In the winter it allows hundreds of dollars of heat to escape up your chimney.

The New Way - Energy Efficient Top Mount Dampers

You can stay warmer and cut your heating costs with a top mount damper.

  • They are made of cast aluminum and stainless steel. There's no rusting

  • Has a silicone rubber gasket seal which prevents air from escaping out of your chimney.

  • Warm air inside your home stays inside your home.

  • You save hundreds of dollar's a year in energy cost.

There are number of top mount dampers to choose from. Learn more about fireplace damper products here.

Disclaimer

The instructions on this page reflect professional suggestions on how to install this system or product. Installation must be done by a qualified professional. K's Chimney / Fresh Air, Inc. is not responsible nor will be held liable for damage or loss to property, building, or body due to improper installation based on instructions or of products purchased on KsChimney.com or related entities.

A MAJOR CAUSE OF CHIMNEY RELATED FIRES IS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED CLEARANCES (AIR SPACES) TO COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS. IT IS OF THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE THAT THIS CHIMNEY BE INSTALLED ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE INSTRUCTIONS.

Read through all manufacturer installation instructions before beginning your installation. Failure to install the chimney as described in these instructions will void the manufacturer’s warranty and may have an effect on your homeowner insurance and UL listing status.