Can You Have a Log Burner Without a Chimney?

log burner without a chimney
(Image credit: Mendip Stoves)

Have you been wondering whether you can install have a log burner without a chimney? If so, you are not alone. Wood burning stoves add tonnes of character and warmth to a home but, if like countless others, you live in a house with no chimney, what are your options?

Thankfully, no chimney doesn’t necessarily mean no log burner. In this guide, we show you the ways round this common problem, offering log burner alternatives and solutions to the issue of no chimney. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.