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Fireplace Fitter Bradninch Devon (EX5): A marvelous way to add character to any Bradninch property is by the installation of a new fireplace, or the restoration of an existing one. If your fire is integrated with a back boiler you can even enjoy a plentiful supply of steaming hot water too. Cool winter's evenings can be an enjoyable experience as you relax in front of your fireplace surrounded the crackling of a burning fire.

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Before you begin prising away at a bricked-up chimney there are a few things you'll need to do to make certain you can install your new fireplace in a safe and efficient way. Any combustible appliance installed within the home must adhere to Part J of the building regulations, and this covers chimney breasts, hearths, flue linings and fireplaces. If your home is a listed building you'll also have to ascertain if planning permission is necessary from the local council before any work begins.

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If you've got the ability to do so, and are accomplished at do-it-yourself you may be capable of doing some of the work in renovating a pre-existing fireplace, but the help of a tradesperson might be required if structural or safety problems arise during the process. When you expose the old fireplace, you may be fortunate and find that in order to get a fire roaring once again, it needs nothing more than a decent chimney sweep and a quick clean up of the hearth. What is more commonplace however is a jumble of crumbling brickwork that conceals a stopped up flue, and also requires some form of structural reinforcement before it can be used safely.

If a fireplace is installed improperly there is not just a risk of fire to your property, but there can be associated respiratory health hazards, which is why it's best to bring in a certified Bradninch installation company for fireplaces. So a fire can burn efficiently in a room where a fireplace is installed, there should be enough airflow to create an adequate amount of oxygen. Carbon monoxide gas (which is toxic) can accumulate in an inadequately ventilated room where an inefficently burning fire is installed.

To safely get around any airflow problems, vents may be fitted in the room as part of a fireplace installation, to ensure suitable levels of oxygen reach the fireplace. Blocked off and unused chimney flues might also have to have air vents installed since they can often trap moist air within them and cause damp to build up inside the chimney.

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A huge amount of dirt and soot can be discharged from a bricked up fireplace upon reopening it for restoration. Where feasible it's a good idea to remove furniture and carpets from the area before the start of any work, although a thoughtful Bradninch fireplace installer will bring covers for your home furnishings and provide a certain level of protection. When it's just a part of a larger home renovation project, the opening up of a fireplace ought to be one of the first things that you tackle, due to the mess involved. The reason behind this is to lower the chances of any discolouration damage to work that's already been completed.


You will get a greater understanding of the restoration work that needs to be done, after the opening up of the old fireplace is finished. You'll also be in a position to sweep the chimney and clean up any remaining hearth. You now ought to get in touch with your chimney sweep, if you haven't already done this, to come and look at the old fireplace and chimney. Besides cleaning and sweeping your chimney and flue, they'll also consider the condition of your flue liner and chimney and tell you about any element of the flue and chimney structure that needs to be replaced.

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If it is necessary to strengthen the chimney or install a flue lining all relevant Building Regulations must be followed to the letter. A competent fireplace installer in Bradninch will be needed to undertake this work, and will need the knowledge and skills in construction to follow all building regulations.

If your building is quite old a concrete or steel lintel may be required to modify the size of the opening, if you discover that the uncovered fireplace is too big. When you have successfully supported the fireplace with your lintel it will then be possible to repair or upgrade the hearth. Many old fireplace hearths were sunk into voids in the floor. If that's the scenario with yours it will have to be raised slightly above floor level if it's going to to comply with the UK Building Regulations as they stand at the moment. You could think about asking your fireplace builder in Bradninch about a bespoke, custom-built hearth to fit in with the design and style of your home, or if your fireplace is of a standard size, you can choose from a whole host of off-the-shelf options in concrete, marble and stone.

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Deciding on your choice of fireplace can be challenging when faced with the many designs and styles that are available from an online retailer or fireplace showroom. Not all fireplaces may be appropriate for your flue and chimney therefore it's sensible to accept any help and advice from your fireplace installers in relation to your particular circumstances.

An open fireplace option might be suitable for some rooms and homes in Bradninch, whilst a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner will be more suitable for others. For instance, a cast iron wood burning stove looks wonderful set back in an inglenook fireplace, highlighting the charm and character of the stove and redirecting the heat into the room effectively.

For dwellings in Bradninch that haven't got an existing chimney, a wood burning or multi fuel stove is a terrific option. You do not need a chimney structure to experience an authentic fire, so long as you have an external wall through which a flue from the wood burner can be routed.


If this style of fireplace isn't feasible within your Bradninch home, what other choices are there?

Electric Fireplaces - Just about any competent person can safely and easily install one of these electric fires, and the wide selection of models make these a popular choice for homeowners in Bradninch. When set into a traditional fireplace, today's electric fires can imitate an actual fire, with real look flames and even the sound of crackling wood.

Open Fireplaces - Having the capacity to burn almost any solid fuel that is available to buy, the open fireplace can produce a roaring fire as a great focal point for any room or living space. In the good old days an open fire might have had the associations with being smoky, inefficient and draughty, but a well fitted fireplace is wonderful to watch while basking in the warmth it provides.

Gas Fireplaces - There are a variety of different designs to suit all types of house and their effectiveness in warming a room is better than open fireplaces or wood burning stoves. Have to be professionally fitted and maintained by Gas Safe certified (previously CORGI registered) tradesperson.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Multi-fuel stoves can be used with a variety of fuels, (oil, coal, gas, wood) to generate a great focal point in your home in Bradninch. They can be used not just for heating a single room, but some designs such as the AGA range, can provide useful cooking areas, supply hot water and can be used to heat the entire house if plumbed into an existing radiator network.

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Wood Burning Stoves - Available in a large selection of styles that can be freestanding when necessary, these stoves can can benefit rooms both small and large. If used in conjunction with a back boiler can provide steaming hot water for radiators or for other use around the house.

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It is not just in Bradninch itself where you can hire fireplace fitters - neighbouring places like: Norman's Green, Langford, Bickleigh, Budlake, Mutterton, Beare, Westcott, Colebrook, Hele, Killerton, Plymtree, Silverton, Clyst Hydon, Butterleigh, Clyst St Lawrence can generally also be covered. If they have the phone code 01392 and the postcode EX5, it's probable that they hail from Bradninch or someplace close by. Verifying this can ensure you are accessing a locally based fireplace company. Bradninch householders are spoilt for choice when searching for fireplace fitters.

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If you really want to make heads turn with your fireplace, there's no better way than to build one out of stone. This is an excellent way to bring a feel of the outdoors, indoors! A boundary wall or stone facade might already be a stone feature of your home's external areas. This may be a lovely way to match those external features inside your home.

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It's possible to create a natural stone fireplace by using either stone cladding or full depth stone, depending on your budget and taste. Also, quartz, marble, limestone, granite, slate or sandstone can be used for building a fireplace.

The appearance of your fireplace will be affected by the sort of stone used, the style of building and the methodology used by the tradesperson or stonemason who builds it. You should get some photographs prepared featuring the kind of design you are interested in, and before any work begins, you can discuss them with your fireplace installer.

Even though some modern day properties might not suit the dominating look of a natural stone fireplace, there are lots of stylish designs that use a mixture of metal, stone and timber, which can be especially eye-catching.

Flue Linings

A safety feature that enables your chimney to work more effectively, a flue liner is a crucial part of your chimney structure that should never be overlooked. Installed inside chimneys to transport toxic fumes outside, flue liners are conduits made of ceramic material, clay or metal. Some older chimneys in Bradninch might not even be fitted with a liner, or if the existing liner is damaged, may have to be relined.

Your fireplace flue can easily be impaired by the dangerous fumes and gases that are generated by burning a fire. You could either get the chimney sweep to assess it for damages as your chimney is being swept and cleaned, or ask your fireplace installer to assess it. If it is damaged, those harmful gases may be able to seep into your living area instead of being safely expelled outside. There can be an increased likelihood of house fires when flu liners are defective, since fierce heat is able to reach the chimney structure, sometimes with deadly consequences. (Tags: Flue Lining Bradninch, Flue Liners Bradninch, Chimney Liner Bradninch).

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One of the key drawbacks of doing home improvements or renovations in Bradninch is the sheer amount of waste that is created. Fireplace installation is not like building a property extension, where massive quantities of waste can be created, nonetheless there will still be a certain amount of waste to deal with. If waste removal is not provided for in the quote, you'll need to organise this yourself, as a lot of tradesmen do not have the facility to do this.

One of the easiest and most hassle-free ways to dispose of this waste is to hire a skip. You ought to be able to get a skip that is suitable for you, because they come in an array of sizes. Skips range from skip bags to mini-skips, midi-skips to builders skips, and for massive projects or commercial use - roll-on roll-off skips.

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Your local Bradninch fireplace installer can provide a number of different tasks and services, and as well as what's previously been covered here they will be able to do fake fireplace installation, inset stove installations, chimney strengthening in Bradninch, 3-sided fireplaces Bradninch, brick fireplaces, Regency fireplaces Bradninch, classic fireplaces, outdoor fireplaces Bradninch, marble fireplace surrounds, the installation of modern fireplaces in Bradninch, fireplace inserts Bradninch, stone fireplace installations, traditional gas fires, fireplace removal, fireplace services, marble fireplace installations, inglenook fireplaces, elm fireplaces Bradninch, wood mantels, 2-sided fireplaces, chimney cowl installations, Victorian fireplace installations, wood burning fireplaces, fireplace replacement in Bradninch, open fireplaces, chimney sweeping, fireplace surrounds, fireplace packages Bradninch, the installation of tiled fireplaces, chimney modifications, cast fireplaces, fireplace fitting, designer fireplaces Bradninch, fire grate conversions, fireplace suites, to mention a few. In regards to what's available, this is in no way an exhaustive list of the services that are available from your local fireplace fitter.

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Also find: Butterleigh fireplaces, Killerton fireplaces, Langford fireplaces, Mutterton fireplaces, Silverton fireplaces, Budlake fireplaces, Westcott fireplaces, Hele fireplaces, Clyst Hydon fireplaces, Colebrook fireplaces, Beare fireplaces, Bickleigh fireplaces, Norman's Green fireplaces, Plymtree fireplaces, Clyst St Lawrence fireplace services and more.

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(This fireplaces Bradninch content was updated on 21-03-2023)