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Fireplace Fitter Prescot Merseyside (L34): A fantastic way to add character to any Prescot home is by installing a brand new fireplace, or renovating an existing one. Chilly winter evenings can become very enjoyable as you sit back beside your new fireplace surrounded by the crackling of firewood, and if your fire is used in combination with a back boiler you can also benefit from plentiful hot water too.

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However before you begin bashing down the walls of a bricked-up fireplace there are some essential considerations you must bear in mind to achieve an efficient and safe fireplace. Any combustible appliance installed within residential homes in Prescot must conform to Part J of the Building Regulations, and this covers chimney breasts, hearths, flue linings and fireplaces. Planning permission may also be necessary before work commences if your property is in a conservation area or is a listed building.

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If you are an enthusiastic and competent DIYer it is quite possible to renovate a blocked up fireplace, but the chance of running into structural problems in most cases is high. If you're fortunate when you expose a stopped up fireplace you might find a decent hearth, lintel and chimney breast that involves nothing other than the advice and services of a chimney sweep to get it ready for a fire once more. However, what you'll likely find is an area of old, crumbling bricks that conceals problems such as a lintel that needs to be replaced or a stopped up chimney.

If a fireplace is installed in your house in Prescot and it's not put in correctly, there's not just a risk or fire, but also of respiratory health conditions. Therefore, using a professional fireplace installer is highly recommended. A major factor of the Building Regulations (Part J) for fireplaces is that sufficient oxygen is available for a fire to burn properly and efficiently. Not enough oxygen means that the fire won't burn well, and a build up of carbon monoxide could occur, which can lead to injury or death.

To effectively overcome any issues with air flow, vents may be installed around the room as part of a fireplace installation, to guarantee suitable oxygen levels are able to reach the fire. They may have to install vents in unused chimney flues which sometimes trap moist air and lead to damp spots and staining to your chimney breast.

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A large amount of soot and other dust can be discharged from an old chimney upon reopening it for restoration. A fireplace installer will bring coverings for your home furnishings and supply a bit of protection, but it is wise where feasible to remove carpets and furniture from the area before work commences. If you're engaging in a complete renovation of a property or room, the fireplace should be opened up before any plastering or decorating is undertaken. By opening up a fireplace first you will prevent any soot from the chimney causing damage to other phases of your project, such as fresh plaster or wallpapered walls.


With your fireplace open, it is time to see what is in a fit state to be restored and to give the chimney and hearth an intensive cleaning. Bringing in a chimney sweep to de-soot your chimney will be one of the initial items on the agenda. They'll not only make certain that your chimney and flue are completely clean, but they can additionally determine the condition of the chimney and flue liner and provide guidance about whether you need to upgrade any section of the flue and chimney.

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If you need to install a new flue liner or strengthen the chimney all relevant UK Building Regulations must be followed. These are jobs that should be done by an experienced tradesman with a knowledge of the appropriate building regs and reliable construction skills.

If it is necessary to change the size of opening of your exposed fireplace to a more suitable size for your design, a supporting concrete lintel will have to be put in. When this has been done the next step of your Prescot fireplace installation will be to upgrade the hearth. In earlier times the hearth was set into a void in the floor, however current building regulations require it to be raised above floor level. Off-the-shelf solutions from slate, concrete or marble are available on the market to accomplish this, or your fireplace fitter in Prescot might be able to provide you with a bespoke, tailor-made hearth to fit in with your room style.

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If you go to a fireplace showroom you'll find that you have lots of choice with the array of different options available to you. The advice and suggestions from your sales and installation team, which will be specific to your requirements, will help you to choose a fireplace which is both suited to your chimney and flue, and suited to your decor.

Some homes and rooms will be more suitable for open fireplaces than a wood burner or multi fuel stove and vice versa. If you have an attractive inglenook fireplace, a wood burning stove can look amazing in this surrounding, and also has the benefit of effectively reflecting heat back into the room from the stone or brick walls surrounding the stove.

Even if you haven't got a pre-existing chimney breast in your Prescot home, it is still entirely possible to put in a wood burning or multi fuel stove. Providing that you've got an outside wall through which a flue from the stove can be routed, you do not need an existing chimney structure to benefit from that "real" fire experience.


A flickering fire on a cold evening creates a charm and ambience that can't be matched, but what else is available to put into in your brand new fireplace in Prescot?

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

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Wood Burning Stoves - Even the smallest room in Prescot can benefit from the installation of a wood burner, which can be found in a variety of designs, and can even be installed freestanding. If coupled with a back boiler they can provide steaming hot water for radiators or for use in your home.

Open Fireplaces - A roaring fire is a unique focal point for any room and it has the capability to burn virtually any solid fuel that you can buy. A skillfully fitted modern open fire is a far cry from the smoky old fireplace that was bricked up by former owners, and its glowing charm is a delightful addition to any room in Prescot.

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

Electric Fireplaces - Straightforward installation and a diverse choice of designs make electric fireplaces an extremely popular choice for Prescot homes without a chimney breast. Even if your room has a traditional fireplace, an electric fire which looks almost like a "real" fire can be installed.

Fireplace fitters can be located in the Prescot area, and in: Windle, Tarbock, Saint Helens, Netherley, Cronton, Woolfall Heath, Town End, West Park, Page Moss, Thatto Heath, Gillar's Green, in addition to places with postcodes like: L34 2TJ, L34 2RL, L34 1PJ, L34 3LR, L34 2RX, L34 0WU, L34 2AD, L34 3LY, L34 2ST, and L34 2RF. Local Prescot fireplace fitters will likely have the postcode L34 and the dialling code 0151. Prescot homeowners have access to these fireplace services at any time they need them.

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To immerse yourself in the world of fireplace installation head over to a fireplace installation forum, discussion threads include chimney designs, building regulations, wood burning stoves, widening fireplaces, pellet boilers and stoves and trims for stoves. Find concepts for installing a gas fireplace on You Tube here. If you are interested in reading up on ideas for fireplaces click here. To view fireplace images and related social media promotion, check this out. The dedicated Wikipedia "fireplace" page is the spot to head over to for information about the health effects of fireplaces, the evolution of fireplaces, the different types of fireplaces, gas fireplaces, fireplace heating efficiency and how fireplaces affect the environment.

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Also find: Gillar's Green fireplace installers, Saint Helens fireplace installers, Woolfall Heath fireplace installers, Thatto Heath fireplace installers, Cronton fireplace installers, Town End fireplace installers, Page Moss fireplace installers, Netherley fireplace installers, Tarbock fireplace installers, West Park fireplace installers, Windle fireplace installers and more. People who install fireplaces can be found in all these towns and areas. These versatile tradesmen have the experience and know-how necessary to successfully install fireplaces in your home. With the assistance of these dedicated professionals, residents can enjoy the ambiance, comfort and warmth that a fireplace brings to their living spaces. By simply clicking here, local property owners can obtain fireplace installation quotations. So, why not get cracking with your fireplace installation today!

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