Yes you can. By using a twin-wall flue system, a wood burner can be safely installed into a building with no existing chimney or masonry flue. This is especially useful for houses where the downstairs chimney breast has been removed but the upper chimney system… Read More »I don’t have a chimney, can I get a wood burner?
You need a reasonably sized hearth to sit the wood burner on. There needs to be at least 225mm of clearance from the front of the stove to the edge of the hearth. The hearth needs to be higher than the surrounding floor or clearly… Read More »What are my options regarding the hearth?
It depends upon the stove installed. A stove will have recommended clearances to combustible materials and we can help you determine if your surround can be kept. If needed, a heat shield can be used to protect a surround. Alternatively, we can make you a… Read More »Can I keep my wooden surround if I have the rest of the fireplace removed?
A stove should have reasonable clearance to each side. Most manufacturers recommend around 150mm as a guide but we will assess each situation individually. We will help you determine which stove models could fit. Fireplaces can usually be widened if needed.
I have a fireplace with an old gas fire. Can it be easily removed so that a wood burner can be installed?
Yes! We often remove period fireplaces and replace them with a fantastic wood burner installation. We will carry out all aspects of restoration and rebuilding ready for the stove to be installed, such as acid-washing brickwork, re-pointing, rendering or boarding. The choice depends on your… Read More »I have a fireplace with an old gas fire. Can it be easily removed so that a wood burner can be installed?
We are happy to complete as little or as much as you need. From supplying the stove, hearth and all other components, to full installation in any style; whether it’s using your existing chimney breast and its features, or an entirely new installation in a… Read More »What aspects of the job do you undertake?