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Fireplace Fitter Dukinfield Greater Manchester (SK16): A great way to add some charm to any Dukinfield home is by installing a brand new fireplace, or renovating an existing one. Cold winters' evenings can become very enjoyable as you relax in front of your fireplace surrounded by the crackle of firewood, and if your fire is combined with a back boiler you can even enjoy free hot water as well.

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Before you begin bashing away at a bricked-up chimney there are a few things you'll need to think about to make sure you can install your new fireplace in a safe and efficient way. All work must follow Part J of the Building Regulations, which addresses the installation and construction of hearths, fireplaces, chimney breasts and flue linings of any combustible appliance. If your property is a listed building you'll also have to find out if planning permission is required from the local council before any work is started.

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DIY OR PROFESSIONAL FIREPLACE INSTALLATION?

You might be capable of doing some of the work in renovating a blocked up fireplace if you've got the ability to do so, but structural and safety issues are often found which need to be resolved professionally. It could be that in order to get a fire roaring once more you'll need little more than a quick clean of the hearth and a sweep of the chimney. However, what you'll most likely discover is an area of crumbling bricks that conceals problems such as a lintel that needs replacing or a stopped up chimney.

If a fireplace is installed incorrectly there's not just a risk of fire to your home, but there can be associated respiratory health hazards, which is why it is best to bring in a professional Dukinfield installation company for fireplaces. A major factor of the Building Regulations (Part J) for fireplaces is that enough oxygen is available in a room for the fire to burn properly and efficiently. If the airflow is not good enough then it is possible that a fire will not burn efficiently and cause carbon monoxide fumes to build up, which can be lethal.

To effectively get over any problems with air flow, vents might be installed in the room during a fireplace installation, to ensure suitable oxygen levels are able to reach the fire. Blocked off and unused chimney flues may also have to have air vents installed since they can trap moist air within them and cause damp to build up inside the chimney breast.

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BEFORE WORK STARTS

It is astonishing just how much soot and muck can accumulate inside an old chimney and you'll not know precisely what is there until you proceed to open it up. It's advisable to remove any furniture, carpets and rugs from a room where you are going to uncover an old fireplace, to avoid them from being affected by dust, soot and grime that may be disturbed during the fireplace installation and chimney cleaning works. If you're lucky enough to be working on a complete home restoration project then it should be one of the initial tasks to complete before you re-plaster or decorate the walls. This helps to prevent any staining damage to any refurbished work you've already finished.

CONSTRUCTION & STRUCTURAL WORK

With the fireplace uncovered, it is time to see what can be renovated or replaced and give the hearth and chimney an intensive cleaning. Bringing in a chimney sweep to clean your chimney is one of the very first items on your agenda. A chimney sweep will firstly clean the flue and whilst doing this will inspect the structural condition of the chimney and provide you with guidance on whether a new flue liner is required.

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If you need to install a new flue liner or strengthen the chimney all relevant UK Building Regulations must be followed. A reputable fireplace installer in Dukinfield will be needed to carry out this task, and will have the skills and knowledge of construction to closely follow all building regulations.

If it is necessary to adjust the size of opening of your exposed fireplace to something smaller and more suitable for your design, a concrete supporting lintel must be put in. As soon as this is complete the next phase for your fireplace installation in Dukinfield will be to upgrade the hearth. In earlier times the hearth was sunken into the floor, but the latest building regs require it to be raised above floor level. If your fireplace is of non-standard size you might have to choose a made to measure hearth, however there are a wide variety of pre-made hearths in marble, slate or concrete.

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DESIGNS AND STYLES OF FIREPLACE

If you go to a fireplace showroom you'll find that you are spoilt for choice with the wide range of different options available to you. Every fireplace might not be suitable for your existing flue and chimney and it is wise to accept any guidance and advice from your installation team in relation to your specific circumstances.

Some houses and rooms will look better with an open fireplace than a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner and vice versa. If you've got an old-fashioned inglenook fireplace, a wood burning stove can look stunning set inside it, and has the added benefit of effectively deflecting heat into the room from the brick or stone walls surrounding the stove.

If your Dukinfield home hasn't got a chimney you still have options for a feature fireplace through the installation of a wood burning or multi fuel stove. Provided that you've got an outside wall through which a flue from the top or back of the stove can be passed, you don't need to have a chimney structure to enjoy a "real" fire.

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

A flickering fire on a cold evening creates an ambience and charm that cannot be beaten, however what other options are available to install in your brand new fireplace in Dukinfield?

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Wood Burning Stoves - Wood burners have become "the in thing" in many properties in Dukinfield, and can have classic or modern styling to complement your furnishings. A version with a back boiler can supply additional heating capabilities by connecting the piping hot water to a radiator in a cold room of your house.

Electric Fireplaces - Electric fireplaces can be fitted easily and safely by any competent individual and there are designs that are suitable for just about any room and type of house in Dukinfield. Even if your property has a conventional fireplace, an electric fire can be installed that looks almost like a "real" fire with multi-coloured flames.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Provides you with options to use gas, coal, wood and oil to deliver a multi-purpose heater for any home in Dukinfield. They can be utilised not just for heating a room, but some styles like the AGA range, can supply hot water, provide a useful cooking area and can be used to heat the whole house if plumbed into a radiator network.

Gas Fireplaces - Offering instant heat and more efficient when compared with wood burners, there are a wide range of styles and designs to suit any period of property. Have to be professionally maintained and fitted by Gas Safe registered (previously CORGI registered) tradesman.

Open Fireplaces - Provides a stunning focal point for any room and can utilise a variety of solid fuels. An open fire is a sight to behold and contemporary fireplaces are no longer the draughty, inefficient and smoky things that they once were.

Fireplace installation is available in Dukinfield and also in nearby places like: Millbrook, Haughton Green, Mossley, Newton, Heyrod, Guide Bridge, Quick, Stalybridge, Hyde, Audenshaw, Carrbrook, Newton Wood, Kingston, Ashton Under Lyne, Denton, Gee Cross, and in these postcodes SK16 4ES, SK16 4BL, SK16 4PG, SK16 4EL, SK16 4NX, SK16 4AG, SK16 4LD, SK16 4BQ, SK16 4PL, SK16 4LE. Locally based Dukinfield fireplace specialists will probably have the dialling code 0161 and the postcode SK16. Simply click the "quote" form or banner to get info on fireplace installation in your location.

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Folks living in the following roads and areas have recently enquired about fireplace installation - Atlas Street, Astley Street, Stanbury Drive, Jackson Avenue, Albert Avenue, Mary Street, Moravian Close, Crescent Close, Woodbury Crescent, Bramhall Close, Meadow Lane, Clarendon Street, Lodge Green, Pickford Lane, Sandpiper Close, Furnace Street, Combermere Street, Victoria Road, Tern Close, Newton Wood Road, Ralphs Lane, Benedict Drive, Minster Close, Tarbet Road, Brice Street, Birchwood Way, Shepley Close, Clayton Street, as well as the following Dukinfield area postcodes: SK16 4ES, SK16 4BL, SK16 4PG, SK16 4EL, SK16 4NX, SK16 4AG, SK16 4LD, SK16 4BQ, SK16 4PL, SK16 4LE.

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