an exractor and not need a hood
What is your project? What are you trying to vent?
Local building codes dictate what is the safest way.
You can also install a stove with a pop up down draft.
No. Against building codes and manufacturer recommendations. The exhaust air can condensate in the chimney and cause a lot of future damage. Distance and length of exhaust duct are a factor.
Hi Maureen! There are many ways to do what you are asking. Here are some helpful links for you. Best wishes to you!
Yes;You sure can, & here's a kit you can get at Walmart to do this https://www.walmart.com/ip/DirectVent-Pro-4-ID-with-6-5-8-OD-Masonry-Chimney-Conversion-Kit/133423439?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=1401&adid=22222222227098166670&wmlspartner=wmtlabs&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=218697632792&wl4=pla-383440058084&wl5=9030040&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=112562758&wl11=online&wl12=133423439&wl13=&veh=sem&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIkYbZlcui3wIVEb3sCh1tMg0aEAQYASABEgLp-vD_BwE