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Fireplace Fitter Uttoxeter Staffordshire (ST14): Opening up a disused fireplace to put in an open fire, a wood burner or a gas fire is a wonderful way to add a bit of character and a homely feel to your Uttoxeter home. Nippy winter evenings can become enjoyable as you sit beside your new fireplace surrounded by the crackle of a burning fire, and if your fire is used in combination with a back boiler you can also enjoy cheap hot water too.

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But before you start knocking down the walls of a blocked up fireplace there are some important things to consider to achieve an efficient and safe fireplace. Any work that's completed on your chimney breast, hearth, fireplace and flue lining must conform to the UK's Part J building regs for combustible appliances. If you are living in a listed building or are in a designated conservation area you must check with the local authorities if planning permission is required for installing a fireplace in your home.

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If you're a competent and enthusiastic do-it-yourselfer it might be quite possible to renovate a bricked-up fireplace, but the likelihood of experiencing structural problems in many cases is regrettably high. It might be the case that when you remove the boarding surrounding a disused fireplace to find a hidden treasure that needs little more than a good clean and a check from a chimney sweep to get a roaring fire going once again. However, what you will more likely find is an area of crumbling bricks that hides problems such as a blocked chimney or a lintel that requires replacement.

Owing to the acute health and fire risk issues that can result from an improperly fitted or restored fireplace, it's best to benefit from the experience and knowledge of a specialist fireplace installer in Uttoxeter. Ensuring that enough oxygen is available in a room for a fire to burn properly is a major part of the Building Regulations for fireplaces. A fire won't burn effectively if there's not enough oxygen, and death or serious injury could occur where there's a build-up of carbon monoxide fumes.

To safely get around any issues with air flow, vents may be installed in the room during a fireplace installation, to ensure suitable oxygen levels are able to reach the fire. Unused and blocked up chimney flues might also have to have air vents installed because they can sometimes trap moist air and cause damp to develop inside the chimney.

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It is amazing how much soot and grime can build up inside an old chimney and fireplace and you won't know precisely what's there until you proceed to open it up. Even with dust sheets for your home furnishings, the risk of damage from dust and soot is still likely and it is advised to remove your belongings and any woven materials before any fireplace restoration work starts. If you're performing a full restoration of a room or property, the fireplace ought to be opened up before any decoration or plastering works are tackled. This will help to prevent any damage by soot and other chimney dirt to any previously completed restoration work.


Now you can see the opening of your fireplace it is time to sweep and clean the chimney and hearth and see what is fit for refurbishment. Contacting a chimney sweep to de-soot your chimney will be one of the first items on the checklist. A chimney sweep will firstly clean the flue and whilst doing so will be able to inspect the condition of the chimney and provide advice on whether you need a new flue lining.

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If it is necessary to strengthen the chimney or install a flue lining all current UK Building Regulations must be followed. This type of work should be done by a skilled craftsman with experience of the building regulations and decent construction practices.

In buildings that are older you might find the original fireplace is too big for your purposes, in which case a concrete supporting lintel will be necessary to modify the opening. As soon as this has been completed the next phase of your fireplace installation in Uttoxeter will be to modernise the hearth. In past times the hearth would be sunken into a void in the floor, but current building regulations demand that it's raised above floor level. If your fireplace is not a standard size you might have to purchase a bespoke, custom-built hearth, but there are a wide range of ready to fit hearths in marble, slate or concrete.

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A trip to a fireplace showroom or a browse online will show the alternatives available for the different designs and styles of fireplaces. It is entirely possible that because of your existing flue, chimney and airflow to the room, that some fireplaces may not be suitable, therefore it's advisable to follow the the advice and recommendations of your fireplace installation company in this respect.

The age of your home, and the style that you are trying to establish for your room, should all help you to decide on the type and design of fireplace that is best for you. For example, an attractive inglenook fireplace can be a perfect backdrop for a traditional cast iron wood burning stove, highlighting its charm and deflecting heat back into the room.

Even if you do not have a pre-existing chimney breast in your Uttoxeter home, it is still feasible to install a multi-fuel stove or a wood burner. A pre-existing chimney is not needed since a stainless steel flue is taken straight from the rear or top of the stove and taken out through an exterior wall.


The feel and ambience of a log fire can't be matched, however what options are available if this style of fireplace is not possible within your Uttoxeter property?

Open Fireplaces - Provides a stunning focal point for any room and can be used with a range of solid fuels. A professionally installed contemporary open fire will be no comparison to the old style smoky fireplace that was perhaps bricked up by earlier owners, and its warm charm is a welcome addition to any home in Uttoxeter.

Electric Fireplaces - Electric fireplaces can be fitted easily and safely by any reasonable competent individual and there are styles and varieties that are appropriate for just about any room and property in Uttoxeter. Can be inset into traditional fireplaces, and with the "real" looking feel of modern electric fires it can often be difficult to distinguish from the genuine thing.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Multi-fuel stoves can be fired up with with a range of fuels, including wood, oil, coal or gas, to generate a unique focal point in your property in Uttoxeter. The AGA style is well known as being able to provide heating for the whole home, a constant supply of hot water and an oven and hob for cooking all in one useful appliance.

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Wood Burning Stoves - These have become "the in thing" in many households in Uttoxeter, and can have classic or modern design to suit your home's decor. A model with a back boiler can deliver supplementary heating by transferring the heated water to radiators in cold spots in your property.

Gas Fireplaces - There are a range of different designs to suit all types of property and their efficiency to warm a room is better than wood burning stoves or open fireplaces. Gas fireplaces can only be installed and maintained by a suitably qualified Gas Safe registered technician, (previously CORGI registered).

Fireplace installations are available in Uttoxeter and also in nearby places like: Beamhurst, Spath, Hollington, Scropton, The Heath, Marchington, Checkley, Netherland Green, Sudbury, Rocester, Church Leigh, Highwood, Draycott in the Clay, Doveridge, Bramshall, Stramshall, and in these postcodes ST14 7LQ, ST14 7NE, ST14 7EU, ST14 7BW, ST14 7AE, ST14 7FG, ST14 7EH, ST14 7NN, ST14 7AH, ST14 5NU. Locally based Uttoxeter fireplace specialists will probably have the telephone dialling code 01889 and the postcode ST14. Simply click the "quote" banner to get information on fireplace installation in your area.

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Chimney repair is a crucial aspect of maintaining an efficient and safe fireplace or heating system. Issues such as leaks, blockages or cracks may arise in chimneys due to wear and deterioration over time. Essential for averting potential threats such as fire and exposure to carbon monoxide, prompt repairs are crucial. The optimal functioning and adherence to the appropriate safety standards of the chimney are assured by professional chimney repair services in Uttoxeter. By performing regular repairs and inspections, property owners ensure a prolonged chimney lifespan and diminish the necessity for expensive future repairs, enjoying peace of mind and an efficient heating source. (88224 - Chimney Repairs Uttoxeter)

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Also find: Stramshall fireplace installers, Beamhurst fireplace installers, Church Leigh fireplace installers, Spath fireplace installers, Marchington fireplace installers, Bramshall fireplace installers, Hollington fireplace installers, Draycott in the Clay fireplace installers, Netherland Green fireplace installers, Scropton fireplace installers, Checkley fireplace installers, Highwood fireplace installers, Rocester fireplace installers, Doveridge fireplace installers, The Heath fireplace installers and more. These and other towns and villages are served by fireplace installers and comparable tradespeople. These skilled tradesmen's knowledge and experience make them well-suited for the successful installation of fireplaces in your home. With the assistance of these dedicated specialists, residents can enjoy the warmth, atmosphere and comfort that a fireplace brings to their living areas. By clicking here, local homeowners can obtain fireplace installation price quotes. Why not get started with your fireplace installation right away?

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