Ugly gas fire that needs disguising


Postby Lilly » Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:05 pm

Hi All

Never posted before so hear goes. Recently moved into a 1950's house where the heating is run of a back boiler which works perfectly well so not thinking about replacing. However at the front is a really ugly gas fire (which we never use) and brick hearth. We have just decorated the room and it now sticks out like a sore thumb. I have thought about disguising it with a purpose built well ventilated wooden cupboard. What do people think? Has anybody done this before? If so your ideas and suggestions would be most welcome.

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Postby kbrownie » Sat Oct 13, 2007 4:38 am

Hi Lilly,
Have you considered removing the fire and capping off the pipe and terminating the power supply? Then you could make a feature of the fireplace it's self.
Rather than having a gas fire tucked away behind a cupboard, that may one day become a potential hazard.
Hope opinion helpfull and best of luck.
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Postby Bay Plumbing » Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:59 pm

please get a CORGI Engineer out to do what Kbrownnie suggests coz you don't want to have your new house going up in smoke!! coz of a gas leak!!
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