Wind Directional Chimney Cap – Galvanized

(18 customer reviews)


Category: Chimney Cap – Subcategory: Round Base Material: Galvanized Steel – Finish: Mill – Thickness: 28 Gauge Shape: Round – Dimensions: 5”, 6″, 7″, 8″, 9″, 10″, 12″, 14” – Sku: WDC


The FAMCO WDC Wind Directional Chimney Cap is designed to be most effective. The FAMCO research team has proven that the most effective draft inducing chimney caps are those that separate the wind stream as it flows over the cap and those that rotate to align with the wind direction. The Wind Directional Chimney Cap – WDC – does both to provide maximum drafting. In usage, the rotating hood is kept in proper position (relative to the wind) by the wind vane. Air movement past the hood creates a partial vacuum in the flue, enhancing draft efficiency and helping to prevent downdrafts. Quality constructed in 26 gauge Galvanized steel. The FAMCO WDC Wind Directional Chimney Cap is engineered to slip around the O/D (outside diameter) of a single wall pipe and with the help of an adapter (WCASS) fit inside an insulated, double or triple wall pipe. Comes in a range of diameters from 5″ to 14″ with heights ranging from 14½ inch to 27 inch respectively. The FAMCO WDC Wind Directional Chimney Cap is manufactured by Famco in the United States and comes with a 1-year warranty against product defects and workmanship. If you have any questions about this product, please refer to the FAQs above or feel free to contact us by phone or email.

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Wind Directional Chimney Cap - Galvanized


18 reviews for Wind Directional Chimney Cap – Galvanized

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  1. Terry (store manager)

    Works like a charm

    Been using the wind directional chimney cap for a few years now, will never use anything else as this does well. Great staff, products, will always come online to get our contractors supplies at Famco. Would definitely recommend

  2. Gary

    Stovepipe cap

    Just hooked it up but it looks like it’s going to work great

  3. TJ

    GREAT product!

    i was forced to run my stove pipe up on a steep part of a gambrel roof. when winds would come from the north, I would get MASSIVE downdrafts. After installing this chimney cap, the drafts were GREATLY minimized and i’m able to have wood burning fires on any day, regardless of the wind direction. Truly a great product and great value.

  4. Charles Osborne

    Our draft increased .02 from .01 and now our furnace is doing wonderful.

  5. Leana (verified owner)

    Nicely made, well packaged, arrived ahead of schedule. Only problem was 1 wingnut was not threaded.

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

  7. Aidan Q

    This wind directional cap is ingenious. It works like a charm. For my application, however, it turned out not to be a great solution….and this is where FAMCO shined! I made an inquiry about an alternative product; Within that day they had reviewed my inquiry, presented a sensible and appropriate solution, and placed a new order under warranty, which was more than they really had to do. The replacement product arrived in three days and it has solved the issue and is performing perfectly! Three cheers for this company and the fact that they gleefully stand behind their products!

  8. Bruce M. (verified owner)

    wind cap moves nice and freely and service was great. l bought it to use on a wood burning tent stove when camping. Had a first time desert camping with heavy winds blowing the smoke back down the stove pipe. looking forward to tiring it.

  9. Michael (verified owner)

    Have not installed yet, but I like the concept.

  10. HENRY S. (verified owner)

  11. Larrt Flournoy (verified owner)

    Working Great

  12. Anthony Matkaiti (verified owner)

    Fast service, works great

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  15. Bryan B. (verified owner)

    Our new directional chimney Cap just survived two nights of 50+mph winds. Built very well.

  16. Evens Aristilde (verified owner)

    Good product so far. Thank you for the fast shipping and good service

  17. Bud H. (verified owner)

    Excellent materials and reasonable pricing. Made, shipped and received very quickly. Installed exactly as it should and is functioning well. Surprised at the quality of workmanship. Well done.

  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Excellent quality, Great communication regarding shipping and fast delivery

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