Chimney Repair in BS23
Posted 16 May 2017
Job Description:
• The property has two chimney stacks built in brick and stone and the flashings where visible are of lead. • However, the flashings are old. We need repairs and replacement of the flashings. • Where chimneys are rendered, the render is exposed cracked and loose sections should be hacked off and rebuilt to match. • From ground level, the chimney appears to require a general programme of maintenance including repairs to the cracked and defective areas of brickwork and mortar jointing. • Cracking was noted to the edges of the cement flaunching around the top of the stack (the mortar work into which the chimney pots are set). Defective mortar work should be repaired or renewed. • A TV aerial is fixed to the rear stack. Some corrosion was noted to the fixing, brackets need replacing. • The property has a single fireplace located in the main reception room this needs inspecting. • Some fireplaces have been blocked up but no provision has been made for through ventilation to reduce the risk of condensation dampness. We need installation of suitable vents in order to increase the level of ventilation to the flue. • We also need checking of other flues to make sure they are in working order and if they are lined. • Inspection of two ground floor flues as well as kitchen flue to ensure that the flue, ventilation, fireplace provide adequate ventilation for future use. Possible lining of one flue for future use of a gas fire.

- Customer type: an individual/homeowner
- Reason for requesting quotes: the work is required and I want to select a company
Services Required:
  • Bricklayer/Stone Mason
  • Builder
  • Fireplace/Chimney Specialist
  • Handyman (general maintenance)
  • Roofer
Estimate required for:
  • Labour and materials
Success Criteria:
  • Accuracy of estimate (versus invoice)
  • Estimate quickly provided
  • Experience and references
  • Quality of advice given
  • The quality of the finished job
Location: Weston Super Mare
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