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Fireplace Fitter Willaston Cheshire (CH64): A good way to add some charm to any Willaston property is by installing a new fireplace, or restoring an existing one. If you decide to combine a new fireplace with a back boiler, you can not only enjoy the warmth and ambience of an open fire during the chilly winter evenings, you'll also be supplied with a plentiful supply of steaming hot water.

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Before you begin prising away at a bricked-up chimney there are a few things you will need to do to ensure you can install your new fireplace in a safe and efficient way. All work must comply with Part J of the UK's Building Regulations, which covers the installation and construction of flue linings, fireplaces, chimney breasts and hearths of any combustible appliance. If your property is a listed building you will also have to find out if planning permission is required from the local authorities before any work can commence.

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DIY OR PROFESSIONAL FIREPLACE INSTALLATION?

A simple renovation of an existing fireplace can be executed by a skilled do-it-yourselfer, but if any construction work is necessary there's a chance of running into structural issues which have to be dealt with professionally. If you are lucky when you open up a blocked up fireplace you may find a decent chimney breast, lintel and hearth 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 discover a blocked flue and old brickwork that needs structural reinforcement.

If fireplaces are installed improperly there's not only a fire risk to your property, but there can be associated respiratory health hazards, which is why it's best to bring in a certified Willaston installation team for fireplaces. Airflow has to be satisfactory in any room in which a fireplace is to be installed; in fact it's a key requirement of the Building Regulations (Part J) that this is the case. A deficiency of oxygen means that the fire will not burn properly, and a build up of carbon monoxide could occur, which can lead to breathing problems or even death.

It could be necessary to install airflow vents in walls and floors to enable the fire to get enough oxygen to burn safely and effectively all the time. Blocked off and unused chimney flues may also need to have air vents fitted as they can sometimes trap moist air causing damp to develop inside the chimney breast.

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BEFORE WORK COMMENCES

Having a fireplace opened up can cause large amounts of soot and muck to enter your house. Even with coverings for your home furnishings, the chance of damage from muck and soot is still possible and it's advisable to remove your furniture, rugs and carpets before any fireplace renovation work begins. If you are installing a fireplace as part of a larger renovation project then it ought to be one of the initial things to be worked on once you've brought the room back to bare walls and floors. By opening up a fireplace first you will prevent any chimney soot causing discolouring damage to other parts of your renovation project, such as paint on walls or fresh plaster.

STRUCTURAL AND CONSTRUCTION WORK

Now that you can see the fireplace opening it is time to clean and sweep the hearth and chimney and work out what can be refurbished. You now ought to get hold of your chimney sweep, if you've not already done so, to come and look at the old chimney and fireplace. They will not only make sure your flue and chimney are nice and clean, but they can additionally take a look at the condition of the flue liner and existing chimney and provide guidance if you need to upgrade any area of the chimney structure and flue.

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It may be necessary to put in a new flue liner to comply with the UK Building Regulations, and construction work might also be required to reinforce the original chimney and chimney breast. This kind of work should be tackled by a skilled craftsman with experience of the building regulations and decent construction practices.

If the dimensions of the original fireplace are bigger than your requirements, a concrete supporting lintel will need to be put in. When you've successfully supported the fireplace with your lintel it will then be time to upgrade or renovate the hearth. You may find your existing hearth has been set into a floor void, however to abide by current regulations it must be raised above floor level. If your fireplace isn't of a standard size you may have to choose a custom-built hearth, however there are a wide variety of "off-the-shelf" hearths in concrete, slate or marble.

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STYLE OF FIREPLACE

A trip to a fireplace showroom or a browse online will illustrate the choices available for the different designs and styles of fireplaces. The advice and suggestions from your installation team, which will be in line with your particular requirements, will help you to pick a fireplace which is both perfect for your existing flue and chimney, as well as for your decor.

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

If your Willaston home does not have a chimney you still have options for a feature fireplace through the installation of a wood burning or multi fuel stove. A pre-existing chimney is not needed in this instance since the flue is fitted to the rear or top of the stove and channeled through an external wall.

MULTI-FUEL, GAS, ELECTRIC, OPEN OR WOOD FIREPLACE?

A crackling fire on a dark evening creates an ambience and charm that can't be matched, however what are the other available options to fit in your new fireplace in Willaston?

Gas Fireplaces - There are a variety of different designs to suit all types of home and their effectiveness in warming a room is better than wood burning stoves. Gas fires must only be maintained and installed by a certified Gas Safe registered technician, (Gas Safe replaced CORGI registration in 2009).

Open Fireplaces - Provides a stunning focal point for any room and can utilise an assortment of solid fuels. A skillfully installed contemporary open fire will be nothing like the smoky old fireplace that was perhaps boarded up by previous owners, and its warm elegance is a delightful addition to any property in Willaston.

Multi-Fuel Stoves - Can be fired up with with a variety of fuels, including gas, coal, oil or wood, to create an attractive focal point in your property in Willaston. They can be used not simply for heating an individual room, but some styles like the AGA range, can provide useful cooking areas, supply hot water and can be used to heat the whole house when plumbed into an existing radiator network.

Electric Fireplaces - Simple installation and a varied choice of styles make electric fireplaces a popular choice for Willaston homes without a chimney breast. Even if your room has a conventional fireplace, an electric fire can be fitted that looks almost like a genuine fire with dancing flames.

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Wood Burning Stoves - An array of different styles to suit any kind of house in Willaston, and can even be a freestanding feature. A version with a back boiler will supply extra heating by connecting the heated water to a radiator in a cold room of your house.

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Fireplace installation is available in Willaston and also in: Thornton Hough, Ledsham, Burton, Neston, Little Neston, Bromborough, Little Sutton, Hooton, Windle Hill, Brimstage, Raby, Great Sutton, Eastham, Two Mills, Childer Thornton, Ness, Port Sunlight, Hinderton, and in these postcodes CH64 2UG, CH64 1RF, CH64 1UQ, CH64 2TF, CH64 1SF, CH64 1TX, CH64 1TW, CH64 2TD, CH64 1ST, CH64 1RJ. Local Willaston fireplace specialists will likely have the telephone code 0151 and the postcode CH64. Checking this out will guarantee that you access locally based tradespeople installing fireplaces. Willaston householders can benefit from these and numerous other related services. Simply click on the "quote" form or banner to get details about fireplace installation in your area.

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Current Cheshire fireplace installation requirements: Heidi and Ernest Redfern recently asked for a quote for opening up and repairing an old, bricked up fireplace in Tarvin. Clay Mcfarlane was trying to find someone who can fit a log burner fireplace in Church Lawton, Cheshire. Mr and Mrs Hunter recently asked for a quote for the installation of a multifuel fireplace in Westbrook, Cheshire. Gia and Reegan Ritchie recently requested an estimate for installing a gas fireplace in a bungalow in Appleton. Leon Mcnulty and Ayda Mcnulty recently enquired about opening up an old fireplace and fitting a new wood burner in a bungalow in Grappenhall, Cheshire. Lara and Harper Jarvis recently asked for a quotation for opening up an old fireplace and installing a new electric fire in a cottage in Mickle Trafford. Freddie Mullen and Amelie Mullen recently enquired about the possibility of fitting an open fireplace in a semi-detached house in Huntington, Cheshire. Harman and Liyana Hussein recently enquired about re-opening and restoring an old brick fireplace in a detached house in Gawsworth, Cheshire.

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