Chimney Problems Living in a Flat and Smell of Smoke


Postby Dejahm » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:14 pm

So we just moved into a new flat (a tenement building) in Glasgow

We have a Solid Fuel Fireplace which was recently installed and we have the cerification for it being installed correctly.

On our first attempt to use it our upstair neighbors knocked on the door to complain they could smell smoke in their living room.

It seems there is cracks in the chimney wall next to their livingroom which the smell of the smoke is getting into. They have a gas fireplace and their access to the chimney is supposedly sealed off

We agreed not to use the fireplace again till it was sorted but they are saying we should be paying for the repair to the inside of the chimney in their flat and wont make the repairs themselves.

Is it our problem or is it theirs?

cheers Dejahm
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