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Fireplace Fitter Clitheroe Lancashire (BB7): A fantastic way to add some charm to any Clitheroe home is by the installation of a brand new fireplace, or the restoration of an existing one. Nippy winters' evenings can become very enjoyable as you sit in front of your new fireplace listening to the crackle of firewood, and if your fire is used in combination with a back boiler you can even benefit from a plentiful supply of hot water as well.

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There are a few vital things to consider before you start any work, if you are going to establish an attractive, efficient and safe fireplace in your home. Any combustible appliance within the home must comply with Part J of the UK's Building Regulations, and this applies to chimney breasts, flue linings, hearths and fireplaces. If your property is a listed building you will also have to ascertain if planning permission is required from the local council before any work can begin.

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If you're an enthusiastic and competent do-it-yourselfer it may be possible to restore a bricked-up fireplace, however the chances of experiencing structural issues in the majority of cases is regrettably high. If you are fortunate when you expose a stopped up fireplace you might find a decent lintel, chimney breast and hearth that involves nothing other than the services and advice of a chimney sweep to get it ready for a fire once more. More likely you'll discover a stopped up flue and crumbling brickwork that requires structural modifications.

Due to the serious health and fire risk issues that can be caused by a poorly installed or restored fireplace, it is best to avail yourself of the knowledge and experience of a certified fireplace installer in Clitheroe. There must always be a decent air flow into a room where a fireplace is installed to ensure sufficient amounts of oxygen for the fire to burn effectively. If there's not enough airflow then it is possible that a fire will not burn efficiently and cause carbon monoxide fumes to build up, which can be deadly.

It might be necessary to install airflow vents in floors and walls to allow the fire to get enough oxygen to burn safely and properly all the time. To prevent condensed air becoming trapped in unused chimney flues and creating staining and damp spots, vents may have to be fitted by the installation team to enhance the airflow.

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Opening up an old fireplace can cause a lot of of dirt and soot to enter your room. Even with covers and other dust protection for your home furnishings, the chance of impairment from soot and muck is still possible and it's advisable to remove your furniture, rugs and carpets before any fireplace restoration work begins. If you are lucky enough to be working on a complete renovation project then it should be one of the initial tasks to focus on before you re-plaster or decorate the walls. By opening a fireplace first you will prevent any chimney soot causing staining damage to other phases of your renovation project, such as fresh plasterwork or wallpapered walls.


With your fireplace opened up, it is time to see what can be renovated and to give the chimney and hearth an intensive clean. You now ought to get hold of your chimney sweep, if you haven't already done so, to come and look at the old fireplace and chimney. They will be able to provide you with professional advice on the chimney and flue after sweeping, concerning the state of the structure of the chimney and whether you need to replace the existing lining.

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Following a chimney sweep assessment it may be required to install a new liner and/or strengthen the chimney breast as set out in Part J of the Building Regulations. This sort of work needs to be completed by a qualified tradesperson who is acquainted with the relevant building regulations and decent construction practices.

If the size of the existing fireplace is larger than your requirements, a supporting concrete lintel should be put in. When you've supported your fireplace with a new lintel it is now possible to renovate or upgrade the hearth. In the past the hearth was normally sunken into the floor, however current building regulations require it to be raised above floor level. If your fireplace isn't of a standard size you might have to purchase a bespoke, custom-built hearth, but there are also a wide range of pre-made hearths in concrete, slate or marble.

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Deciding on your choice of fireplace can be tricky amongst the various designs and styles available from a fireplace showroom or online store. The advice and suggestions from your sales and installation team, which will be specific to your requirements, will enable you to choose a fireplace which is both suited to your flue and chimney, as well as for your home's decor.

Some rooms and properties will look better with an open fireplace than a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner and vice versa. For example, an attractive inglenook fireplace can be a wonderful backdrop to an old-fashioned cast iron wood burning stove, which highlights its character and deflects the heat into the room.

Even if you don't have an existing chimney breast in your Clitheroe property, it is still possible to install a wood burning or multi fuel stove. This type of fireplace can be installed with its own flue that's channeled through an external wall and does not need a chimney, to be installed and work safely.


Who does not enjoy the warmth and glow of a natural fireplace on a cool winters' evening, but if your situation doesn't permit this, what are the other available options?

Multi-Fuel Stoves - As the name implies they can be fired up with with a range of fuels, such as coal, oil, wood or gas, and become a focal point in any kitchen or lounge in Clitheroe. They can be utilised not only for heating an individual room, but some designs such as the AGA range, can supply hot water, provide a useful cooking area and can be used to heat the whole property if they're plumbed into a radiator system.

Gas Fireplaces - There are a variety of different styles to suit all home types and their effectiveness in warming a room is better than wood burning stoves or open fireplaces. A Gas Safe registered engineer must maintain and fit any gas fireplace in your home, (CORGI was replaced by Gas Safe in 2009).

Open Fireplaces - A flickering fire is an eye-catching focal point for any room and it has the capability to burn virtually any solid fuel that you can buy. A skillfully fitted open fire will be nothing like the old style smoky fireplace that was bricked up by past owners, and its glowing charm is a welcome addition to any house in Clitheroe.

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Wood Burning Stoves - Wood burning stoves have become extremely popular in many homes in Clitheroe, and can have modern or classic design to match your decoration. A version with a back boiler will supply additional heating by transferring the hot water to a radiator in a cold spot of your property.

Electric Fireplaces - Basic installation and a varied choice of styles make electric fires the obvious choice for Clitheroe properties that don't have a chimney breast. Can be set into traditional fireplaces, and with "real feel" electric fires it can often be hard to distinguish from the genuine article.

Fireplace installation work can be undertaken in Clitheroe and also in nearby places like: Barley, Brockhall Village, Cow Ark, Chatburn, Ribchester, Newchurch-in-Pendle, Grindleton, Hurst Green, Rimington, Fence, Bolton-by-Bowland, Brownhill, Whalley, Sabden, as well as in these postcodes BB7 0SN, BB7 0DF, BB7 1BZ, BB7 1HA, BB7 1HY, BB7 1LQ, BB7 1LG, BB7 1JW, BB7 0DD, and BB7 1HT. Locally based Clitheroe fireplace fitters will most likely have the dialling code 01200 and the postcode BB7. You'll want to confirm this if you prefer to use a locally based fireplace installer. You can simply click on the "QUOTE" banner to get more information about fireplaces and fireplace installation in the area.

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Also find: Whalley fireplace installers, Barley fireplace installers, Newchurch-in-Pendle fireplace installers, Fence fireplace installers, Chatburn fireplace installers, Brockhall Village fireplace installers, Cow Ark fireplace installers, Grindleton fireplace installers, Rimington fireplace installers, Ribchester fireplace installers, Sabden fireplace installers, Hurst Green fireplace installers, Brownhill fireplace installers, Bolton-by-Bowland fireplace installers and more. There are people who install fireplaces in all these towns and villages. These skilled tradesmen possess the knowledge and experience necessary to adeptly install fireplaces in your property. These devoted experts assist residents in achieving the atmosphere, comfort and warmth a fireplace contributes to living areas. To get fireplace installation price quotes, local homeowners can simply click here. Today is the ideal time to begin your fireplace installation.

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(This fireplaces Clitheroe article was created on 04-04-2024)

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