granite or slate as lintel above a wood burner?


Postby 2yellows » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:46 pm

I am about to get my builder to install a wood burner and need to know if granite or slate would be suitable as a lintel above?

would they take the heat o?, would they splinter etc, and what are they like for heat transfer?

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Postby stoneyboy » Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:23 pm

2yellows,
If it's any help I've never seen slate used for this purpose, granite shouls be OK.
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Postby 2yellows » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:05 pm

Thanks Stoney
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