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 Post subject: Opening up fireplaces for log burners
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:04 pm 
Hi guys,

I am currently in the process of opening up two chimney breasts in the dining room and living room for log burners to go in. I am trying to do as much of the works as I can to keep costs down. I have a couple of queries relating to both fireplaces so I will explain both issues separately with pictures below:

I have an oversized fireplace surround to set against ...

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 Post subject: Odd fire cement behaviour?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:46 am 
Came to light my wood burning stove this morning and noticed there was a ring of broken fire cement in segments which appears to have sort of 'popped out' of the flue where it enters the stove.

Is this normal behaviour for fire cement to lift itself up and out of a joint??

And the real question: is resealing this something I can do myself or do I have to get a HETAS £££ guy ...

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 Post subject: Wood burning stove flue sealant
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:37 pm 

We have a soft black sealant around where the flue of the pot belly stove enters the chimney (see picture). Unfortunately some of it has come away, does anyone know which product & brand I need to buy in order to patch this up? I’m assuming it needs to be something specific to this particular application and not a general purpose mastic.




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 Post subject: Finish around wood burning stove
PostPosted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:41 pm 
Got a job coming up soon, finishing plasterwork around a woodburning stove. there is a large recess and the clients want a flat finish on the returns, leaving the brickwork exposed at the back, it is a small stove and has clearance of 450mm either side and 1200mm vertically. Due to the brickwork I plan to dot & dab the returns and make good onto the existing wall.

Question is, can I use pink heat ...

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 Post subject: Welcome Bowland Stoves
PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:28 pm 
Bowland stoves have offered to answer any stove related questions in the forum, if you have any questions regarding stoves please ask in this forum and Bowland stoves will answer your questions.

They have many years of experience of stoves and stove installation :welcome:

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 Post subject: Cost of HETAS stove installation check
PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:55 am 
This is a long story which has been shortened significantly for the purposes of posing this question simply, so in case you're wondering about the wisdom of having doe the below...we know...and this is not the full version of the story!

So, (for the purposes of this question), let's say we disconnected a wood burning stove from its flue and pulled it forward in order to easily paint behind it.

When 'we' pushed it back ...

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 Post subject: Stoves surrounds
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:19 pm 
Hi, we are installing a stove in a new build and I'm looking for some design advice.
The stove is to be located in a purpose built corner alcove approx 5ft high and 3ft wide.

We are looking for suggestions on how to finish the surround. The stove will set set on a plinth approx 9 inches high. We have been thinking about tiles, but there is disagreement on whether to put a tile surround ...

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 Post subject: Ceramic Tiles to line fireplace for wood burning stove
PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:40 am 

I am in the process of having a wood burning stove professionally installed. Before I discuss the lining option with the installers, could someone confirm whether I can use ceramic tiles to line the back and sides of the fireplace (not the hearth / floor)?

The property is a Victorian terrace and I have some Victorian mosaic floor / wall style ceramic tiles left over from doing the bathroom floor that I think they ...

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 Post subject: Multi fuel stove paint problem
PostPosted: Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:42 pm 
Hi all, I've just finished installing our stove at home. I lit it and went to make a cuppa! Wen i went back into the lounge i i noticed the paint peeling on the stove and a smoke coming off the surface. Its a second hand hunter hawk and i was told it was painted last year, I'm dubious now and wondering it must have been painted in normal paint as my room was filling ...

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 Post subject: SPARKO ST-41 inset Stove
PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:12 pm 

Has anyone heard of this stove manufacturer? I have had a Google look and cannot find any information.

We have just had a quote from a local fireplace installation company to fit a Riva insert fire into an existing fireplace opening for £2,800 which I thought was perhaps a bit steep! (This does not include a hearth or plastering, as at the time of survey I was not sure how I wanted the hearth ...

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