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Fireplace Fitter Brixham Devon (TQ5): A splendid way to add a bit of character to any Brixham property is by installing a brand new fireplace, or renovating an existing one. Cold winter evenings can become very enjoyable as you sit back beside your fireplace listening to the crackling of a burning fire, and if your fire is used in combination with a back boiler you can even enjoy a plentiful supply of hot water too.

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There are some crucial considerations you must think of before you begin any work, if you are going to establish an efficient, attractive and safe fireplace in your home. Any work which is executed on your fireplace, flue lining, hearth and chimney breast must adhere to the United Kingdom's Building Regulations, Part J for combustible appliances. If you live in a listed building you will also need to ascertain if planning permission is necessary from the local council before any work is started.

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DIY OR PROFESSIONAL FIREPLACE INSTALLATION?

You may be capable of doing some of the remodeling work to an existing fireplace if you have the skills needed, but safety and structural issues are often discovered that need to be resolved professionally. It may be the case that when you pull back the boarding surrounding an old fireplace to uncover a hidden treasure that needs nothing more than a quick clear out and a check from a chimney sweep to get a fire roaring once again. It's much more likely that you'll discover old brickwork that requires structural modifications and a blocked flue.

If fireplaces are installed incorrectly there's not only a fire risk to your home, but there can also be associated health hazards, which is why it's best to bring in a certified Brixham installation team for a fireplace. A key part of Part J of the Building Regulations for fireplaces is that sufficient oxygen is available in a room for the fire to burn properly and efficiently. If the airflow is not good enough then it's quite possible that a fire will burn inefficiently and cause a build-up of carbon monoxide, which can be deadly.

To successfully get over any problems with air flow, vents may need to be fitted around the room as part of a fireplace installation, to guarantee suitable levels of oxygen are able to reach the fire. They may also have to fit vents in unused chimney flues which can sometimes trap moist air and lead to damp spots and staining to your chimney breast.

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BEFORE WORK BEGINS

Opening up an old fireplace can create huge amounts of soot and grime. Even with covers and other dust protection for your home furnishings, the likelihood of impairment from soot and muck is still possible and it is advised to remove your furniture and carpets before any fireplace renovation work begins. If you are performing a complete renovation of a room or house, the fireplace ought to be opened up before any decoration or plastering works are undertaken. By opening up a fireplace first you'll avoid any soot from the chimney causing discolouration damage to other phases of your restoration project, such as wallpapered walls or fresh plasterwork.

CONSTRUCTION AND STRUCTURAL WORK

Now that you are able to see the fireplace opening it is time to clean and sweep the chimney and hearth and identify what is fit for restoring. Contacting a chimney sweep to de-soot your chimney will be one of the initial things on your agenda. They will not only make sure your flue and chimney are completely clean, but they can additionally check the condition of the flue liner and existing chimney and offer guidance if you need to upgrade any area of the chimney and flue.

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If you need to install a new flue liner or strengthen the chimney all current Building Regulations must be followed to the letter. This type of work must be tackled by a qualified tradesman with experience of the building regulations and good construction practices.

In older buildings you may find the existing fireplace is too large for your purposes, in which case a supporting concrete lintel will be required to modify the opening. When you have supported your fireplace with a lintel it will then be possible to repair or upgrade the hearth. If the existing hearth is sunken into the floor you'll need to raise it above floor level to comply with the latest building regulations. Ready-made options from concrete, slate or marble are available to achieve this, or your fireplace fitter in Brixham should be able to provide you with a bespoke, tailor-made hearth to match the style of your room.

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STYLE OF FIREPLACE

If you pay a visit to a fireplace showroom you'll find that you have lots of choice with the wide range of different choices open to you. The recommendations and advice from your sales and installation team, which will be in keeping with your specific requirements, will help you to pick a fireplace that is both appropriate for your existing flue and chimney, as well as for your home's decor.

Certain houses and rooms will look better with an open fireplace than a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner and vice versa. As an example, a wood burning stove looks wonderful set into an old-fashioned inglenook fireplace, highlighting the charm and character of the stove and reflecting the heat back into the room effectively.

A cast iron wood burner is also a great choice if you don't have a chimney breast in your Brixham home. This form of fireplace can be fitted with its own flue that is channeled through an external wall and does not need a chimney, to be safely installed.

WOOD, GAS, MULTI-FUEL, OPEN OR ELECTRIC FIREPLACE?

The ambience and charm of an open fire can't be matched, however what alternatives are out there if this kind of fireplace is not possible within your Brixham property?

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Can be fired up with with various different fuels, (gas, oil, coal, wood) to create a unique focal point in your house in Brixham. Some designs, such as the AGA range of multi-fuel stoves, are also suitable for cooking, providing hot water and heating your entire home.

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Wood Burning Stoves - A wide variety of styles to suit any kind of house in Brixham, and can even be free standing. If coupled with a back boiler these can provide hot water for radiators or for other use around the home.

Electric Fireplaces - Electric fireplaces can be fitted easily and safely by anyone who is reasonable competent and there are varieties which are appropriate for just about any room and type of home in Brixham. Can be set into conventional fireplaces, and with the "real" looking feel of some electric fires it can sometimes be hard to distinguish one from the genuine article.

Open Fireplaces - Provides a stunning focal point for a room and can utilise a range of solid fuels. An open fire is a delight to the eye and contemporary fireplaces are no more the inefficient, smoky and draughty objects that they used to be.

Gas Fireplaces - Delivering instant heat and being more efficient (thermally) when compared to wood burning stoves, there are a whole host of styles to suit any Brixham property. Must be professionally maintained and fitted by Gas Safe registered (previously CORGI registered) tradesman.

Fireplace installation is available in Brixham and also in: East Cornworthy, Boohay, Maypool, Dittisham, Paignton, Coleton, Tweenaway, Greenway, Woodhuish, Higher Brixham, Galmpton, Sandridge, Kingsweir, Dartmouth, Churston Ferrers, Torquay, and in these postcodes TQ5 0AA, TQ5 8BJ, TQ5 0DJ, TQ5 8EZ, TQ5 8HJ, TQ5 0SD, TQ5 8HN, TQ5 0DT, TQ5 5AL, TQ5 0FA. Locally based Brixham fireplace specialists will most likely have the telephone code 01803 and the postcode TQ5. Simply click the "quote" banner to get details about fireplace installation in your area.

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Households in Elliott Grove, Greenover Road, Huccaby Close, Milton Close, Alma Road, Deep Dene Close, Heath Road, Bakers Hill, Glenmore Road, Mount Road, Greenswood Close, Ocean View Crescent, Mudstone Lane, New Quay Lane, Marina Drive, Berry Head Road, The Quay, Lichfield Drive, Raddicombe Close, Wayside, Manor Road, Southdown Avenue, Shapley Tor Close, Bradden Crescent, Douglas Avenue, Monksbridge Road, Stoneacre Close, Marina Road, have needed fireplace installation just recently. Fireplace refurbishment was also completed in these Brixham area postcodes: TQ5 0AA, TQ5 8BJ, TQ5 0DJ, TQ5 8EZ, TQ5 8HJ, TQ5 0SD, TQ5 8HN, TQ5 0DT, TQ5 5AL, TQ5 0FA.

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