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Fireplace Fitter Camborne Cornwall (TR14): Putting in a new fireplace or opening up a disused fireplace in your Camborne home is an effective way to add a homely feel and some charm to any room. Adding a wood burning stove or open fire for those cold winter evenings can even be more cost effective than some central heating systems, providing that you have a regular source of wood or fuel. If used in combination with a back boiler it can provide you with a plentiful supply of hot water in the process.

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Before you start chipping away at a bricked-up chimney there are some things you'll need to think about to make sure you can install your new fireplace in a safe and efficient way. Any combustible appliance installed within domestic homes in Camborne must follow Part J of the UK's Building Regs, and this covers chimney breasts, fireplaces, hearths and flue linings. If your property is a listed building you will also have to ascertain if planning permission is required from the local authorities before any work can commence.

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You might be able to do some of the work in restoring a pre-existing fireplace if you have the ability to do so, however safety and structural problems are often found that need to be resolved by a professional. If you're lucky when you expose a blocked up fireplace you may find a decent lintel, chimney breast and hearth that needs nothing other than the services and advice of a chimney sweep to get it ready for a fire once more. What you will most likely find is a wall of old, crumbling bricks that hides problems such as a blocked chimney or a lintel that needs replacing.

Because of the serious health and fire risk problems that can be caused by an improperly fitted or restored fireplace, it is advisable to avail yourself of the knowledge and experience of a certified fireplace fitter and builder in Camborne. There always has to be airflow into a room where there's a fireplace to guarantee sufficient amounts of oxygen for the fire to burn safely. Insufficient oxygen means the fire will not burn effectively, and carbon monoxide fumes could accumulate, which can lead to injury or death.

It might be necessary to install airflow vents in walls and floors to enable the fire to receive ample oxygen to burn safely and properly all the time. They may also have to fit air vents in unused chimney flues which can sometimes trap condensing air and cause damp spots and staining to your chimney breast.

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It's astonishing just how much soot and dust can build up inside an old fireplace and chimney and you will not know exactly what is there until you proceed to open it up. A decent Camborne fireplace fitter will bring dust sheets to cover up your furniture and supply some form of protection, however it's sensible where feasible to remove carpets and furniture from the room before work commences. If you are engaging in a full renovation of a room or house, the fireplace should be opened up before any plastering or decorating is dealt with. By opening up a fireplace first you will stop any soot from the chimney causing damage to other phases of your project, such as fresh plaster or paint on walls.


With the fireplace now open, it is time to see what needs to be renovated or replaced and to give the hearth and chimney an intensive clean. You now need to speak to your chimney sweep, if you haven't already done so, to come and look at the old fireplace and chimney. Not only will they make sure that your chimney and flue are clean, but they can additionally assess the state of the flue liner and existing chimney and offer guidance about whether you need to upgrade any part of the chimney structure and flue.

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If you need to strengthen the chimney or install a flue lining all current UK Building Regulations must be followed to the letter. A good fireplace installer in Camborne will be required to undertake this work, and should have the knowledge and skills in construction to closely follow all building regulations.

If you need to modify the size of opening of your original fireplace to something more suitable for your new design, a lintel support must be installed. When you've successfully supported your fireplace with a new lintel it is now possible to upgrade or renovate the hearth. In past times the hearth was set into the floor, but current building regs require it to be raised above floor level. Off-the-shelf solutions from marble, concrete or slate are available on the market to achieve this, or your fireplace fitter in Camborne might be able to offer you a bespoke, made to measure hearth to match the design of your room.

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If you check out a fireplace showroom you're spoilt for choice with a wide array of different options open to you. The suggestions and advice from your sales and installation team, which will be specific to your requirements, will help you to pick a fireplace that's both suited to your existing flue and chimney, and suited to your home's decor.

Certain homes and rooms will be more suitable for an open fireplace than a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner and vice versa. If you've got an inglenook fireplace, a cast iron wood burning stove can look spectacular set inside it, which also has the benefit of deflecting heat back into the room from the stone or brick walls surrounding the stove.

If your Camborne property doesn't have a chimney breast you've still got the option of a feature fireplace by putting in a multi-fuel or wood burning stove. So long as you've got an exterior wall through which a stainless steel flue from the top or back of the stove can be routed, you don't need to have an existing chimney in place to enjoy a "real" fire.


The ambience and charm of a log fire can't be surpassed, but what options are out there if this form of fireplace is not possible within your Camborne property?

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

Open Fireplaces - Provides a stunning focal point for your room and can use a number of different solid fuels. An expertly installed modern open fire will be no comparison to the old style smoky fireplace that was perhaps bricked up by past owners, and its glowing charm is a delightful addition to any house in Camborne.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Multi-fuel stoves provide you with the option of using gas, oil, wood and coal to deliver a multi-purpose stove for any property in Camborne. The AGA range is well known as being able to provide heating for an entire house, a supply of hot water and a hob and oven all in one useful appliance.

Gas Fireplaces - Come in an assortment of styles to suit any home and are typically more thermally efficient than open fireplaces. A Gas Safe registered contractor must maintain and install any gas fireplace in your property.

Electric Fireplaces - Basic installation and a diverse choice of styles make electric fires an extremely popular choice for Camborne properties without a chimney breast. Even if your house has a conventional fireplace, an electric fire that looks almost like a "real" fire can be installed.

Fireplace installers are accessible in Camborne itself, in the following postcodes: TR14 0AU, TR14 4TZ, TR14 0QT, TR14 0BP, TR14 4BS, TR14 4SD, TR14 0JN, TR14 4UG, TR14 0AT, and TR14 0DU, plus in proximate locations like Higher Brae, Brea, Carn Brae, Treswithian, Beacon, Pool, Polstrong, Barripper, Tolvaddon, Tuckingmill, Portreath, Four Lanes, Penponds, Killivose, Pengegon, Illogan, North Roskear. Locally based Camborne fireplace services will most likely have the telephone dialling code 01209 and the postcode TR14. This is something you can check if you prefer to use a local fireplace company. If you just click on the "quote" banner or form, you will get details about fireplaces in your region.

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Also find: Pengegon fireplace installers, Portreath fireplace installers, Four Lanes fireplace installers, North Roskear fireplace installers, Killivose fireplace installers, Pool fireplace installers, Carn Brae fireplace installers, Illogan fireplace installers, Tolvaddon fireplace installers, Treswithian fireplace installers, Tuckingmill fireplace installers, Polstrong fireplace installers, Barripper fireplace installers, Brea fireplace installers, Higher Brae fireplace installers, Penponds fireplace installers, Beacon fireplace installers and more. Fireplace installation services are widely available in pretty much all of these localities. To successfully install fireplaces in your home, these versatile tradesmen have the necessary know-how and experience. Dedicated specialists facilitate residents in enjoying the atmosphere, warmth and comfort that come with having a fireplace in their homes. Local homeowners can get quotations by simply going here. Need a new fireplace? Get a quote today!

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Of course, whenever you're doing fireplace installations in Camborne, Cornwall, you'll probably need all types of different tradesmen and along with a fireplace installer in Camborne, Cornwall, you could additionally need an electrician in Camborne, a painter and decorator in Camborne, a general builder in Camborne, a handyman in Camborne, a roofer in Camborne, a stonemason in Camborne, a tiler in Camborne, a blacksmith in Camborne, a metal worker in Camborne, a chimney sweep in Camborne, a carpenter and joiner in Camborne, a plumber in Camborne, waste removal in Camborne, a bricklayer in Camborne, a plasterer in Camborne, skip hire in Camborne, and other different Camborne tradesmen.

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(This fireplaces Camborne content was written on 23-05-2024)