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Fireplace Fitter Bolsover Derbyshire (S44): Fitting a brand new fireplace or opening up an old disused fireplace in your Bolsover home is a good way to add a homely feel and some charm to any room. The addition of an open fire or wood burning stove for those chilly winter evenings can even prove less expensive than certain central heating systems, as long as you have a ready source of timber or fuel. If used in combination with a back boiler it can provide you with plentiful hot water in the process.

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There are some vital considerations you must think of before you start any work, in order to create a safe, attractive and efficient fireplace in your house. All work must abide by Part J of the Building Regulations, which covers the construction and installation of hearths, flue linings, chimney breasts and fireplaces of any combustible appliance. Planning permission may also have to be sought before work commences if your home is in a conservation area or is a listed building.

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You may be capable of doing some of the work in restoring a pre-existing fireplace if you've got the skills needed, however there is always a problem in finding structural and safety issues that need to be resolved professionally. If you're fortunate when you open up a stopped up fireplace you might find a decent hearth, chimney breast and lintel that needs nothing other than the advice and services of a chimney sweep to get it ready for a fire once more. What's more typical however is a patch of old, crumbling brickwork that conceals a blocked flue, and also requires some form of structural modification before it can be safely used.

An incorrectly installed fireplace can cause significant respiratory health problems and fire risk and should only be put in by a specialist fireplace installer in Bolsover with the experience and knowledge to do the work safely. A key part of the Building Regulations for fireplaces is that sufficient oxygen is available in a room for a fire to burn efficiently and properly. 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 fumes, which can be deadly.

It may be necessary to install airflow vents in walls and floors to enable the fireplace to get sufficient oxygen to burn effectively and safely all the time. To prevent condensed air from becoming trapped in unused or blocked off chimney flues and causing damp spots and staining, vents might need to be installed by the fireplace installation team to improve the airflow.

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It's surprising just how much dust and soot can build up inside an old fireplace and chimney and you'll not know exactly what is there until you proceed to open it up. Even with coverings for your home furnishings, the likelihood of impairment from soot and grime is still likely and it's advisable to remove your belongings and any woven materials before any fireplace renovation work commences. If you're installing a fireplace as part of an overall home renovation project then it should be one of the first things to be worked on once you've taken the room back to bare walls and floors. This stops any discolouring damage to any restored work you have already completed.


Now you can see the fireplace opening it is time to clean and sweep the hearth and chimney and identify what is fit for restoring. You now need to get hold of your chimney sweep, if you haven't already done this, to come and clean the old chimney and fireplace. A chimney sweep will first clean the flue and while doing this will check the structural condition of the chimney and offer guidance on whether you need a new flue lining.

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After a chimney sweep's assessment it may be required to strengthen the chimney breast or install a new flue lining as set out in Part J of the Building Regulations. This kind of work must be done by a competent tradesperson who is familiar with the current building regulations and good construction practices.

If the size of the original fireplace is bigger than your requirements, a concrete supporting lintel should be put in. Once this has been completed the next step for your fireplace installation in Bolsover will be to update the hearth. You might discover that your existing hearth has been set into a floor void, but to abide by current building regulations it must be raised above floor level. Pre-made solutions from slate, marble or concrete are available to achieve this, or your fireplace fitter in Bolsover may be able to provide you with a bespoke, made to measure hearth to complement your room style.

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A trip to a fireplace showroom or a browse online will reveal the options that are available for the different fireplace designs and styles. Every fireplace will not be suitable for your existing flue and chimney therefore it is sensible to accept any guidance and advice offered by your sales and installation team with regards to your specific situation.

The age of your home, and the theme that you're trying to develop for your room, will all help you decide upon the type and design of fireplace that is most suitable. If you have an attractive inglenook fireplace, a cast iron wood burning stove can look spectacular set within it, and also has the benefit of effectively reflecting the heat back into the room from the brick or stone walls surrounding the stove.

A wood-burning stove is also a good option if your Bolsover property hasn't got a chimney breast. This type of fireplace can be fitted with its own flue that's channeled through an external wall and doesn't need a chimney, to be installed safely.


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

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Multi-fuel stoves provide you with the option of using gas, coal, wood and oil to furnish you with a multi-purpose heater for any home in Bolsover. The AGA range for instance is renowned as being able to provide heating for an entire home, a constant hot water supply and a hob and oven all in one unit.

Open Fireplaces - The traditional fireplace that can use various fuels such as smokeless coal, wood, briquettes and other combustive materials. An expertly installed modern open fire is a far cry from the smoky old fireplace that was blocked up by previous owners, and its glowing elegance is a welcome addition to any home in Bolsover.

Gas Fireplaces - Providing instant heat and being more efficient (thermally) when compared to open fires, there are a wide range of designs to suit any period of property. Gas fireplaces must only be maintained and fitted by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer, (Gas Safe replaced CORGI registration in 2009).

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Wood Burning Stoves - A wide variety of styles to suit any kind of property in Bolsover, and can even be a free standing feature. If combined with a back boiler can provide hot water for radiators or for other use in your house.

Electric Fireplaces - Straightforward installation and a varied choice of designs make electric fires an extremely popular choice for Bolsover homes that don't have a chimney. They can be inset into conventional fireplaces, and with the "real" looking feel of modern electric fires it can sometimes be hard to distinguish them from the genuine thing.

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Fireplace installations are available in Bolsover and also nearby in: Palterton, Scarcliffe, Hills Town, Shuttlewood, Duckmanton, Temple Normanton, Inkersall, Elmton, Arkwright Town, Shirebrook, Heath, Doe Lea, Langwith Junction, Holmewood, Glapwell, Sutton Scarsdale, and in these postcodes S44 6NR, S44 6LQ, S44 6EP, S44 6FA, S44 6EE, S44 6HL, S44 6DS, S44 6PZ, S44 6BH, S44 6LA. Locally based Bolsover fireplace specialists will likely have the dialling code 01246 / 01623 / 01773 / 01909 and the postcode S44. Checking this should ensure that you're accessing local tradespeople installing fireplaces. Bolsover householders can benefit from these and numerous other related services. Click on the "quote" banner to get information on fireplace installation in your location.

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Sparked by concerns over the environment, the traditional fireplace has lost some of its charm, although it is still a favourite for many property owners in Bolsover. Sitting in front of the heat of a fireplace, revives many precious memories for lots of folks. The fireplace has numerous benefits for your property, but there are a couple of important drawbacks that need to be fixed. With energy costs increasing year on year, your fireplace must give out heat in a cost-effective way. When you've got a fire going in the fireplace, it can literally extract warm air away from the room, making your heater work harder. The chimney damper is expected to keep cold air from coming in to your home when you haven't got a fire in the fireplace. However, dampers sometimes have an ineffective seal, so cool air can get in, and warm air passes out.

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Plenty of property owners in Bolsover who have fireplaces do not understand how it can influence the cost of heating their home. As opposed to saving resources, and heating costs, it can often be adding 100s of pounds of energy expense. There's a simple way to take your ineffective fireplace, and turn it into a heat generating system that your budget will love. All you need to do is just 4 simple things improve the performance of your fireplace. These definitely will make your fireplace a lot more economical, and lower your energy bills.

The first thing that must be done is to replace the existing damper with a top sealing damper. A top sealing damper is installed at the top end of your chimney which in turn also acts like a storm door. It will keep the inside air from escaping, and the outside air from entering, and performs in cold or hot weather. Its not that tricky to install and can be easily purchased on the web. Next, you will need to have a fire-back in the rear section of your fireplace. It's manufactured from cast iron and is used to improve the overall look of your fireplace while protecting the back wall from fire damage. The fire-back absorbs the heat from a fire, and sends it back towards the room, increasing the efficiency of the fireplace.

Another means to cut down on fuel bills is to use a fireplace heater, which heats the area by pulling the air into a heat chamber and recycling the air back into the room. These fireplace heaters are created as closed systems in order that they don't give off any smoke, but are very effective at keeping your house warm. Lastly, you may fit glass doors which could be the most expensive. If you do your research, you can secure a good price on glass doors and fit them yourself. Glass doors can keep the air in your property from escaping and it also helps to protect your family from fires.

The guidance we've just given is not difficult to put into action, and all of the required products can be purchased online. Take care of your fireplace and see your energy costs drop.

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It is easy to postpone a routine household task like sweeping the chimney, but if you've got an open fire or a log burning stove, it is imperative that this is done frequently. Chimney cleaning and sweeping should typically be done at least once yearly.

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To be confident that the job is being conducted properly, it is always a good idea to bring in a professional Bolsover chimney sweep. While the chimney sweep is cleaning your chimney, he will also be keeping an eye out for any problems, so that they can then be quickly resolved.

A build-up of soot, ash and creosote can lead to chimney fires if you neglect to sweep your chimney. Another dangerous situation that you want to avoid at all costs is poisonous carbon monoxide fumes being drawn back into your home, which can also be caused by a blocked or poorly maintained chimney.

This all adds up to the fact that you should always use a trustworthy Bolsover chimney sweep, and one who has decent public liability cover in case any damages or accidents occur. For chimney sweeps prices in Bolsover CLICK HERE. (Tags: Chimney Sweep Bolsover, Chimney Sweeping Bolsover, Chimney Sweeps Bolsover).


Enabling your chimney to perform a great deal more effectively, a chimney or flue liner is a crucial addition to the chimney system on your house. Installed inside chimneys to carry toxic fumes outside, flue liners are conduits manufactured from clay, ceramic material or metal. Depending on their condition and age, older chimneys in Bolsover might need to be re-lined, or might not be fitted with a lining at all.

The dangerous gases and fumes which are generated when you burn a fire can damage your fireplace's flue lining. While it is being cleaned, get the sweep or fireplace specialist to examine your flue lining for any impairment or prospects of it deteriorating in the foreseeable future. You have to stop those toxic gases from seeping into your home's living space, which is what can take place when a flue lining is impaired. There is an additional risk with busted flue liners, in that they can allow extreme heat to penetrate the chimney's structure, which might lead to fires. (Tags: Flue Liners Bolsover, Chimney Lining Bolsover, Flue Lining Bolsover).

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Recent Derbyshire fireplace installation customer enquiries: Fatimah and Idris Wells recently enquired about getting a price for installing a wood burner in a bungalow in Aston on Trent, Derbyshire. Safaa and Koby Craven recently requested a quote for fitting an electric fire in Blackwell, Derbyshire. Alexandre Machin and Mia-Rose Machin recently requested a quote for installing a wood burning stove in a terraced house in Higham. Nicole Bostock and Roscoe Bostock recently enquired about re-opening an old, boarded up fireplace and installing a new gas fireplace in a cottage in Breadsall. Montague Broadhurst and Amelia-Rose Broadhurst recently requested a quotation for opening up and restoring an old, bricked up fireplace in a detached house in Heanor. Lowen and Aniya Eccles recently asked for a price quote for re-opening an old fireplace and fitting a new electric fireplace in Scarcliffe. Shea Hallam and Evalyn Hallam recently enquired about getting a price for opening up an old, boarded up fireplace and installing a new wood burning stove in Horsley Woodhouse. Mr and Mrs Stevens recently asked for a quote for fitting a multi-fuel fireplace in Heage.

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Also find: Duckmanton fireplace installers, Scarcliffe fireplace installers, Shirebrook fireplace installers, Heath fireplace installers, Shuttlewood fireplace installers, Palterton fireplace installers, Arkwright Town fireplace installers, Glapwell fireplace installers, Elmton fireplace installers, Doe Lea fireplace installers, Holmewood fireplace installers, Hills Town fireplace installers, Temple Normanton fireplace installers, Langwith Junction fireplace installers, Sutton Scarsdale fireplace installers, Inkersall fireplace services and more. All these locations are serviced by tradesmen installing fireplaces. Bolsover home and business owners can get fireplace estimates by clicking here.

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Fireplaces Around Bolsover: Some Bolsover areas and streets where fireplace installation work has recently been undertaken - Chesterfield Road, Eastern Avenue, Bluebank Lane, Smithson Avenue, Spencer Street, Houfton Road, Oxcroft Lane, Portland Avenue, Limekiln Fields, Davey Court, Bretton Avenue, Cherry Tree Close, Huntingdon Avenue, Keswick Close, Moorfield Avenue, Mill Lane, Elmton Lane, Park View Close, Vale Close, Riverside Way, Cotton Street, Stables Court, Charlesworth Street, Deepdale Road, Tower Crescent, Moorfield Square, as well as these local Bolsover postcodes: S44 6NR, S44 6LQ, S44 6EP, S44 6FA, S44 6EE, S44 6HL, S44 6DS, S44 6PZ, S44 6BH, S44 6LA. Work was achieved in these places by local installers of fireplaces. Bolsover homeowners benefited from dependable and top notch fireplace services in every case.

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(This fireplaces Bolsover content was written by S. N. Locke 17-05-2022)