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Weston-super-Mare Fireplace Installation & Repair

Fireplace Fitter Weston-super-Mare Somerset (BS22): Fitting a brand new fireplace or re-opening an old disused fireplace in your Weston-super-Mare home is a wonderful way to add a homely feel and a bit of charm to any room. The addition of a wood burning stove or open fire for those frosty winters' evenings can even be less expensive than some central heating systems, as long as you have a ready source of wood or fuel. If used in combination with a back boiler it can supply you with a plentiful supply of steaming hot water in the process.

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There are a few important considerations to make before you start any work, in order to establish an efficient, attractive and safe fireplace in your home. Any combustible appliance installed within the home must comply with Part J of the UK's Building Regs, and this applies to flue linings, chimney breasts, fireplaces and hearths. If you own a listed building you'll also need to ascertain if planning permission is necessary from the local council before any work can commence.

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If you are a keen and competent DIYer it might be quite possible to refurbish a bricked-up or closed-off fireplace, however the chances of running into structural problems in the majority of cases is unfortunately high. If you're fortunate when you open up a stopped up fireplace you might find a decent lintel, hearth and chimney breast that requires little more than the services and advice of a chimney sweep to get a toasty fire going. It is much more likely that you'll come across crumbling brickwork that needs structural modifications and a stopped up flue.

An incorrectly installed fireplace can cause severe respiratory health problems and fire risk and, as such, should only be put in by a professional fireplace specialist in Weston-super-Mare with the knowledge and experience to install it effectively. According to the Building Regulations, a room with a fireplace must have adequate airflow and oxygen to allow the fire to burn satisfactorily. Lethal carbon monoxide can soon accumulate from a fire burning inefficiently in a poorly ventilated space.

It might be necessary to install airflow vents in walls and floors to allow the fireplace to get enough oxygen to burn safely and properly all the time. They might have to install vents into unused chimney flues which sometimes trap condensing air and lead to staining and damp spots on your chimney breast.

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Having a fireplace opened up can cause a lot of of dust and soot to enter your room. Even with covers and other dust protection for your home furnishings, the risk of impairment from grime and soot is still possible and it's advisable to remove your belongings and any woven materials before any fireplace restoration work and chimney cleaning commences. If you're installing a fireplace as part of an overall home renovation project then it should be one of the first things to be done once you've got the room back to its bare walls and floors. This will help to avoid any discolouration damage by dirt and chimney soot to any previously completed restoration work.


Once you've exposed your old fireplace you will have a better idea of the work that needs to be done, and also be able to sweep the chimney and clear out any parts of hearth that remains in place. Bringing in a proper chimney sweep to clean your chimney will be one of the initial things on the to-do-list. They will not only make sure that your chimney and flue are nice and clean, but they can also check the state of the chimney and flue liner and provide guidance if you need to replace any part of the chimney and flu, such as the flue liner.

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If you need to strengthen the chimney or install a flue lining all current UK Building Regulations must be followed to the letter. These are tasks that need to be done by a competent tradesman with a good understanding of the pertinent regulations and reliable construction skills.

If it is necessary to modify the size of opening of your exposed fireplace to something smaller and more suitable for your new design, a concrete supporting lintel should be put in. When this has been done the next step of your Weston-super-Mare fireplace installation will be to upgrade the hearth. You may find the original hearth has been sunken into a void in the floor, but to abide by latest regulations it is required to be raised above floor level. There are bespoke solutions to fit any style and size of fireplace, or you can pick from a range of common size and shape hearths to fit in with your decor.

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A trip to a fireplace showroom or a browse online will reveal the alternatives available for the different styles and designs of fireplaces. Not all fireplaces may be appropriate for your existing chimney and flue and it is wise to accept any advice and guidance from your fireplace installers regarding your particular circumstances.

You property's age, and the style that you are trying to develop for your room, will all help you decide on the design and type of fireplace that's best for you. If you've got an inglenook fireplace, a cast iron wood burning stove can look amazing set within it, and also has the benefit of deflecting the heat back into the room from the brick or stone walls surrounding the stove.

Even if you do not have an existing chimney in your Weston-super-Mare property, it's still entirely possible to put in a wood burning or multi fuel stove. This kind of fireplace can be installed with its own stainless steel flue which is channeled through an outside wall and does not need a chimney, to be installed and work safely.


A flickering fire on a dark evening creates an ambience and charm that cannot be matched, however what else is available to put into in your new fireplace in Weston-super-Mare?

Open Fireplaces - Provides a focal point for your room and can use a variety of solid fuels. A professionally installed open fire will be nothing like the smoky old fireplace that was perhaps boarded up by former owners, and its warm charm is a welcome addition to any house in Weston-super-Mare.

Gas Fireplaces - Come in an assortment of designs to suit your home and are generally more thermally efficient than open fireplaces. Must be professionally maintained and installed by a Gas Safe registered tradesperson.

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Wood Burning Stoves - Even the tiniest room in Weston-super-Mare can be improved by the fitting of a wood burning stove, which are available in an array of designs, and can even be installed as a freestanding feature. An integrated back boiler is an additional benefit and could provide piping hot water for use around the home, or for heating in another area via a radiator.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - As the name suggests multi-fuel stoves can be fired up with with a range of fuels, such as smokeless coal, wood, gas or oil, and become a focal point in any living room or kitchen in Weston-super-Mare. Some types, like the AGA range of multi-fuel stoves, are also suitable for cooking, providing hot water and heating your entire house.

Electric Fireplaces - A wide variety of electric fireplaces to suit any property in Weston-super-Mare, can easily be fitted by any reasonable competent individual. Even if your property has a conventional fireplace, an electric fire that appears almost like a "real" fire can be fitted.

It is not only in Weston-super-Mare itself where you're able to find fireplace fitters - surrounding places like: Oldmixon, Locking, Worle, Ashcombe, Batch, Lower Canada, Uphill, Kewstoke, Worlebury, Milton, Loxton, Bournville, Hutton, West Wick, Bleadon are also covered. If they've got the telephone code 01934 and the postcode BS22, it is probable that they hail from Weston-super-Mare or somewhere nearby. Weston-super-Mare residents are able to benefit from these and lots of other fireplace services. Click the "quote" form or banner to get specifics of fireplaces in your location.

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The safety and efficiency of fireplaces and heating systems hinge on proper chimney repair. Over time, chimneys can suffer from wear and deterioration, leading to problems such as leaks, cracks or blockages. Repairs carried out in a timely fashion are essential to avoid potential threats like exposure to carbon monoxide and fire. In Weston-super-Mare, professional chimney repair specialists can rectify these issues, ensuring the chimney functions optimally and meets safety regulations. Property owners gain peace of mind and a dependable heating source through regular repairs and inspections, which also extend the chimney's life expectancy and reduce the need for expensive future repairs. (39607 - Chimney Repairs Weston-super-Mare)

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Also find: Bleadon fireplace installers, Milton fireplace installers, Oldmixon fireplace installers, Worlebury fireplace installers, West Wick fireplace installers, Hutton fireplace installers, Lower Canada fireplace installers, Bournville fireplace installers, Batch fireplace installers, Uphill fireplace installers, Loxton fireplace installers, Worle fireplace installers, Locking fireplace installers, Kewstoke fireplace installers, Ashcombe fireplace installers and more. These and other areas are served by fireplace installers and similar tradesmen. These versatile tradespeople have the experience and know-how necessary to successfully install fireplaces in your home. These devoted specialists assist residents in achieving the comfort, atmosphere and warmth a fireplace contributes to homes. If you're a local home or business owner looking to obtain competitive and accurate fireplace installation quotes tailored to your specific needs, just click here. So, there is no reason not to get started on your fireplace installation straight away!

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