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Typical Fixing Procedures
A - Proud Fitting
Simply blank off fireplace opening with steel plate cut to suit; rubble infill to approximately 10" high with mortar cap. Stove slides out for soot extraction.
Pro: Stove Radiates well; cheap and easy to fit.
Con: Stove takes up space in the room. Stove may require to be designed to fit.
B - Proud Fitting
Proud Fitting - Flue pipe inserted into chimney at appropriate height;
Chimney plated off just below entry; soot extraction through access in the flue pipe.
Pro: Great radiation, including flue pipe. Suitable for exposed stone walls. Flue cut to suit.
Con: May mean disturbing chimney breast.
C - Recessed Fitting
Fireplace excavated to original opening size; 3' square recommended; steel register plate made to suit from template; soot extraction through incorporated access plate.
Pro: Excellent use of space. Wall acts as heat sink.
Con: Walls soak up lots of heat so a larger stove may be required; can be more labour intensive excavating old fireplace.
D - Chimney Lining
Chimney Lining - with stainless steel multi-fuel liner; 150mm diameter liner straight from chimney head to stove.
Flue on stove extended to above lintel for appearance and to absorb 'thermal shock'.
Pro: Excellent use of space. Wall acts as heat sink. Quick and Easy to clean with an excellent draw
Con: Cost of liner.
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