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Fireplace Fitter Dinnington South Yorkshire (S25): Re-opening an old disused fireplace to install an open fire, a gas fire or a wood burner is a splendid way to add a homely feel and some charm to your Dinnington home. Adding an open fire or wood burning stove for those frosty winter evenings can even prove more cost effective than certain central heating systems, as long as you've got a good source of wood or fuel. If used in combination with a back boiler it can supply you with plentiful steaming hot water in the process.

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Before you start prising 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 an efficient and safe way. Any work that is carried out on your hearth, flue lining, fireplace and chimney breast must adhere to the UK's Building Regulations, Part J for combustible appliances. If your home is a listed building you will also have to ascertain if planning permission is necessary from the local council before any work begins.

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If you are an enthusiastic and competent DIY'er it might be quite possible to refurbish a bricked-up fireplace, however the probability of experiencing structural issues in the majority of cases is unfortunately high. It might be the case that when you remove the boarding surrounding a disused fireplace to discover a hidden treasure which requires little more than a quick clean and a visit from a chimney sweep to get a roaring fire going. What you will most likely discover is a patch of crumbling bricks that hides issues such as a blocked chimney or a lintel that requires replacement.

Using a certified fireplace installer in Dinnington is widely recommended, because a fireplace that's poorly installed can cause respiratory health issues and a severe fire risk. A key part of the Building Regulations (Part J) for fireplaces is that sufficient oxygen is available in a room for a fire to burn safely and efficiently. If the airflow is not good enough then it's quite possible that a fire will burn inefficiently and cause carbon monoxide to build up, which can be lethal.

To successfully overcome any airflow problems, vents could be fitted in the room as part of a fireplace installation, to ensure suitable levels of oxygen reach the fire. Blocked off and unused chimney flues may also need to have air vents fitted since they can trap moist air causing damp to develop inside the chimney.

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A substantial amount of soot and other dust can be discharged from an old chimney upon opening it up for restoration. Even with covers and other dust protection for your home furnishings, the risk of damage from soot and dust is still likely and it is advised to remove your carpets and furniture before any fireplace renovation work and chimney cleaning commences. If you are conducting a full renovation of a room or house, the fireplace ought to be opened up before any decoration or plastering works are dealt with. This should help to avoid any harm by soot and dirt to any completed work.


With the fireplace open, it's time to see what is in a fit state to be renovated or replaced and to give the chimney and hearth an intensive cleaning. Contacting a chimney sweep to clean your chimney will be one of the very first items on the agenda. A chimney sweep will first of all clean the flue and while doing this will inspect the structural condition of the chimney and offer advice on whether a new flue liner is required.

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Following a chimney sweep's assessment it may be necessary to strengthen the chimney breast or install a new flue liner as laid down in Part J of the UK Building Regulations. A competent fireplace installer and builder in Dinnington will be required to carry out this task, and will need the knowledge and skills in construction to follow all regulations.

If the size of the existing fireplace is greater than your needs, a supporting concrete lintel will need to be installed. When this is complete the next phase for your fireplace installation in Dinnington will be to update the hearth. If the current hearth is set into the floor you will have to raise it above floor level to comply with the latest building regs. You can find custom-made options to fit pretty much any size and design of fireplace, or you can pick from a range of popular size and shape hearths to fit in with your decor.

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If you pay a visit to a fireplace showroom you will find that you have plenty of choice with the wide range of different choices available to you. The recommendations and advice from your installation team, which will be specific to your requirements, will help you to pick a fireplace that is both suited to your existing chimney and flue, as well as for your home's decor.

Whether you go for an open fireplace, a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner will be determined by the look you are trying to develop, your current decor and in some cases, the age of your property. By way of example, a wood burning stove looks wonderful set into an inglenook fireplace, highlighting the character and charm of the stove and reflecting the heat into the room effectively.

Even if you don't have an existing chimney breast in your Dinnington property, it's still possible to put in a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner. A pre-existing chimney is not required because a stainless steel flue is fitted to the top or rear of the stove and taken out through an exterior wall.


Who doesn't enjoy the glow and warmth of a natural fire on a cool winters' evening, however if your circumstances do not permit this, what alternatives are available?

Open Fireplaces - The classic fireplace that can use different fuels such as briquettes, coal, wood and other flammable materials. In the good old days an open fire might have had the associations with being draughty, inefficient and smoky, but a well fitted modern fireplace is a joy to behold while basking in the warmth it provides.

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Wood Burning Stoves - A wide selection of different styles to suit any kind of property in Dinnington, and can even be a freestanding feature. If fitted with a back boiler these can provide piping hot water to heat radiators or for use around the home.

Gas Fireplaces - Providing instant heat and more thermally efficient than open fireplaces or wood burning stoves, there are a wide range of designs and styles to suit any Dinnington property. Gas fireplaces must only be fitted and maintained by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer, (Gas Safe replaced CORGI registration in 2009).

Electric Fireplaces - A wide selection of electric fireplaces to complement pretty much any home in Dinnington, can be easily fitted by any reasonable competent individual. Contemporary electric fires can deliver authentic looking flame effects and and sometimes even the crackling sound of wood to mimic a real fire when set into into an old fashioned fireplace.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - As the name implies they can be used with a range of fuels, such as coal, wood, oil or gas, and become an attractive focal point in any lounge or kitchen in Dinnington. They can be utilised not simply 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 network of radiators.

Fireplace fitters can be located in the Dinnington area, together with: Gildingwells, Firbeck, Slade Hooton, Aston, Harthill, Brookhouse, Todwick, Gateford, Woodall, Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Letwell, Shireoaks, Thorpe Salvin, Woodsetts, in addition to these postcode areas: S25 2UT, S25 2QA, S25 2LT, S25 2LU, S25 2QD, S25 3AD, S25 2TT, S25 2TJ, S25 2QH, and S25 2QW. If a fireplace service has the telephone dialling code 01909 and the postcode S25, you can presume that they hail from the Dinnington area. This is something that you can verify if you prefer to use a locally based fireplace builder. Dinnington home and business owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other related services. If you click on the "QUOTE" banner or form, you will get info on the installation of fireplaces in your area.

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Also find: Gateford fireplace installers, Slade Hooton fireplace installers, Thorpe Salvin fireplace installers, Harthill fireplace installers, Laughton-en-le-Morthen fireplace installers, Aston fireplace installers, Letwell fireplace installers, Gildingwells fireplace installers, Woodsetts fireplace installers, Firbeck fireplace installers, Woodall fireplace installers, Shireoaks fireplace installers, Brookhouse fireplace installers, Todwick fireplace installers and more. Companies who install fireplaces can be found in all of these areas. These seasoned tradesmen's knowledge and experience make them well-suited for the precise installation of fireplaces in your property. The help and assistance of these dedicated specialists allows residents to enjoy the comfort, warmth, and inviting atmosphere of a fireplace in their homes. If you're a local property owner looking to obtain competitive and accurate fireplace installation quotes tailored to your particular needs, you simply have to click here.

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