big open fire place


Postby Neil L » Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:01 pm

CAN ANY ONE HELP ME ? I HAVE A BIG OPEN FIRE PLACE, IS THERE A VENT THAT WILL FIT IN THE CHIMNEY THAT CAN BE CLOSED WHEN THE FIRE IS NOT IN USE, TO STOP LOSING HEAT FROM CENTRAL HEATING, THANK YOU
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Postby Perry525 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:06 pm

If you will never have another fire in that fireplace then block the chimney with some plywood and polystyrne.
If you intend to use the fire, then buy a piece of aluminium sheet from B Q and make a hinged trap door that can be pushed up out of the way when you have a fire.
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