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Fireplace Fitter Todmorden West Yorkshire (OL14): Re-opening a disused fireplace to fit an open fire, a wood burner or a gas fire is an effective way to add a homely feel and a bit of character to any Todmorden property. The addition of an open fire or multi-fuel stove for those frosty winters' evenings can even prove to be more economical than some central heating systems, so long as you have a good source of fuel. If used in combination with a back boiler it can provide you with plenty of hot water at the same time.

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Before you begin 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 combustible appliance in the home must follow Part J of the Building Regulations, and this covers chimney breasts, hearths, flue linings and fireplaces. Planning permission may also have to be sought before work begins if your property is in a conservation area or is listed.

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A straightforward remodel of a pre-existing fireplace can generally be achieved by a keen DIY person, however if any building work is required there is the possibility of encountering structural issues which will need to be resolved professionally. If you're fortunate when you expose a stopped up fireplace you might find a decent chimney breast, lintel and hearth that requires nothing other than the advice and services of a chimney sweep to get a toasty fire going. What's more commonplace however is a swathe of old, crumbling brickwork covering a stopped up flue, and also requires some degree of structural reinforcement before it can be safely used.

Employing a professional fireplace fitter in Todmorden is generally advised, as an improperly fitted fireplace can can cause a fire risk and respiratory problems. According to the Building Regulations (Part J), a room that has a fireplace installed in it must have sufficient airflow and oxygen to allow the fire to burn properly. A fire which is burning inefficiently in a poorly ventilated space can result in a dangerous build-up of carbon monoxide fumes.

It might be necessary to install airflow vents in floors and walls to enable the fire to get adequate oxygen to burn safely and efficiently at all times. To avoid condensed air becoming trapped in unused or blocked off chimney flues and producing staining and damp spots, vents may have to be fitted by the fireplace installation team to introduce some airflow.

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Having a fireplace opened up can cause large amounts of grime and soot to enter your house. It is advisable to remove any rugs, carpets and furniture from a room where you're planning to uncover an old fireplace, to avoid them from being affected by grime, dust and soot that might be disturbed during the fireplace installation work. If you are fortunate enough to be working on a full home renovation project then it should be one of the first tasks to focus on before re-plastering and decorating the walls. By opening up a fireplace first you will prevent any chimney soot causing staining damage to other stages of your project, such as fresh plasterwork or wallpapered walls.


With your fireplace uncovered, it's time to see what is in a fit state to be restored and give the hearth and chimney a thorough cleaning. You now need to speak to your chimney sweep, if you've not already done so, to come and clean the old fireplace and chimney. A chimney sweep will first clean the flue and while doing so can inspect the condition of the chimney and provide guidance on whether a new flue liner is needed.

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If you need to install a new flue liner or strengthen the chimney all UK Building Regulations must be adhered to. This type of work should be done by a skilled tradesperson with experience of the current building regulations and good construction practices.

If the size of the original fireplace is bigger than your requirements, a supporting concrete lintel will need to be installed. When you've supported your fireplace with a lintel it is now possible to repair or upgrade the hearth. You may find the original hearth has been set into a void in the floor, but to conform to latest regulations it must be raised above floor level. Pre-made solutions from concrete, marble or slate are available on the market to accomplish this, or your fireplace installer in Todmorden might be able to offer a bespoke, custom-made hearth to fit in with your room style.

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Deciding on your choice of fireplace can be tricky when faced with the various shapes, styles and sizes that are available from a fireplace showroom or online outlet. It is entirely possible that because of your current flue and chimney, that some fireplaces may not be suitable, and it's advisable to follow the recommendations from the fireplace company with respect to this.

You home's age, and the style you're trying to develop for your room, will all help you determine the type and design of fireplace that's most suitable. As an example, an inglenook fireplace can be an ideal backdrop to a traditional cast iron wood-burner stove, which highlights its charm and reflects the heat into the room.

A wood-burning stove is also a good option if your Todmorden property doesn't have a chimney breast. Provided that you've got an external wall through which a flue from the back or top of the stove can be routed, you do not need a pre-existing chimney structure to be able to enjoy that "real" fire experience.


Who does not enjoy the crackling of an open fireplace on a cold evening, but if your circumstances do not permit this, what alternatives are on offer?

Electric Fireplaces - Electric fireplaces can be fitted easily and safely by any competent person and there are styles and varieties that are appropriate for almost any room and type of home in Todmorden. Even if your room has a traditional fireplace, an electric fire can be installed that looks almost like a "real" fire with dancing flames.

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Wood Burning Stoves - Wood burning stoves have become extremely popular in a lot of households in Todmorden, and can have modern or classic styling to suit your furnishings. If combined with a back boiler they can provide hot water for radiators or for other use in your home.

Gas Fireplaces - Supplying instant heat and more efficient than open fireplaces or wood burning stoves, there are a wide array of designs to suit any Todmorden property. Must be professionally maintained and fitted by a Gas Safe certified engineer.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Can be used with various different fuels, including oil, wood, gas or coal, to generate a focal point in your house in Todmorden. They can be used not only for heating a single room, but some styles such as the AGA collection, can supply hot water, provide a useful cooking area and can be used to heat the complete home if they are plumbed into a radiator system.

Open Fireplaces - The classic fireplace which can use different fuels such as coal, wood, briquettes and other burnable materials. In the old days an open fire may have had a reputation of being smoky, draughty and inefficient, however a skillfully installed modern fireplace is a joy to sit in front of and laze in the warmth it provides.

It's not only in Todmorden that you can hire fireplace installers - surrounding places like: Wier, Oxenhope, Hawks Stones, Sowerby Bridge, Shawforth, Lydgate, Wardle, Cragg Vale, Cornholme, Sandbed, Blackshaw Head are also covered. It is very likely that any fireplace companies in the Todmorden district is going to have the postcode OL14 and the dialling code 01706. This is useful to know if you want to verify that you're looking at a local fireplace builder. If you'd like to obtain any aspect of fireplace installation info for your region, just click on the "quote" form or banner.

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Fireplaces and heating systems rely on effective chimney repair to maintain safety and efficiency. As time goes by, chimneys can experience wear and tear, leading to issues like leaks, blockages or cracks. Essential for averting potential threats such as fire and carbon monoxide exposure, timely repairs are crucial. In Todmorden, chimney repair experts can tackle these problems, guaranteeing optimal chimney function and compliance with the appropriate safety specifications. Prolonging the chimney's life expectancy and minimising the need for expensive future repairs, regular repairs and inspections provide householders with reassurance and a dependable heating source. (39607 - Chimney Repairs Todmorden)

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Also find: Shawforth fireplace installers, Wardle fireplace installers, Cragg Vale fireplace installers, Hawks Stones fireplace installers, Blackshaw Head fireplace installers, Sandbed fireplace installers, Wier fireplace installers, Lydgate fireplace installers, Oxenhope fireplace installers, Sowerby Bridge fireplace installers, Cornholme fireplace installers and more. There are people who install fireplaces in most of these towns and areas. To successfully install fireplaces in your property, these versatile tradespeople possess the necessary know-how and experience. The warmth, ambiance and comfort that a fireplace brings to their living areas can be experienced by residents with the help and assistance of these dedicated specialists. If you're a local home or business owner looking to obtain accurate and competitive fireplace installation quotes tailored to your particular needs, you simply have to click here. Does your house need a new fireplaces? Why not get a quote today?

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(This fireplaces Todmorden article was written on 04-04-2024)

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