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Soot Box/Soot Door (9" x 9") 225mm x 225mm Cast Soot Door Box Chimney Inspection Hatch Flue Clean Sweep

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There are many different ways to install a wood burning stove or Fireplace and all good profesional retailers and installers will tell you that you need access to your flue or chimney to clean it and to remove and soot buildup. Make sure to first understand what type of chimney you have, whether it be a masonry or metal chimney. Both ways are ideal for accessing the original chimney and the method you choose is down to you, i personally prefer the soot door if its on an external wall so it can be fitted outside.

chimney soot Door | Cawarden Reclaim Cast Iron Victorian chimney soot Door | Cawarden Reclaim

The outer finish of the appliance is a durable high temperature paint. Do not allow moisture to remain on the appliance whilst cold or surface rust may form.

Use HouseholdQuotes to easily compare quotes from several contractors and typically save 40% on your final project! It’s really important to choose the right type of chimney liner for the chimney system you own. The table below examines the most common types of chimney liners in the UK and their advantages and disadvantages. Chimney Liner Type

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Continue to turn until your happy that there is enough pressure between the pipe and the padded area of the soot door. Made from Cast Iron they are suitable for interior and exterior use its simply chopped in to the chimney to gain access to sweep and remove debris after sweeping chimney. Using an insulating material, the gap between the liner and the chimney wall will then be filled in to provide further insulation and complete the job. How Do I Find and Hire a Professional Installer? Soot doors are a common fixture in chimneys where access to the flue is cut off once the fireplace has been installed.If using a flue liner this can be swept through the stove without a problem so thats fine, however if you are using no flue liner you will have to gain access to your chimney brest to allow the soot to be cleaned away after sweeping.

Cast Iron 9 x 9 Double Seal Soot Box - Chimney Soot Door Hatch

They can be used by multiple types of chimneys, including wood burning stoves, open fires and multi-fuel stoves. The house is celebrating its 100th birthday this year as it happens. Clearly the chimney and chimney breast has been in place all that time, though the fireplace itself, although predating our tenure, is not original - probably 1970s? Using a good quality stainless steel will ensure that the access soot door will not only look great but it will also offer the flexibility in the steel to ensure a perfect fit around the stove pipe to ensure everything is sealed up as it needs to be. A chimney fan is a popular choice of an accessory as it improves the efficiency of your system by providing a draught. This increases the airflow and means you’ll end up using less fuel. If the building appears to be older, you could have a chimney system made of concrete, pumice or clay.Take into account the size of your chimney. If you have a large and complex chimney system, begin to save up early as it will be more expensive to buy a chimney liner for this size chimney than a small one. For any photos of their previous jobs. This will offer you the opportunity to see the quality of their work. You will need to know what type of chimney you have – whether it’s masonry, metal, or wood-burning – before you choose your chimney liner.

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