DIY Doctor

Main navigation

Extending chimney wall into the room

Postby TinaS » Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:04 am

Hello -

we have an old fireplace in the bedroom and like to add a built-in wardrobe right next to it. Since the chimney walls are just about 300mm deep, we'd like to extend the walls further into the room (covering up the fireplace), so that it ends at the same height as the wardrobe.

Any advice on how to do this?
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:48 am

Postby Perry525 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:41 pm

A useful depth for a wardrobe is somewhere between 45 and 60 cms.
Just extend the wardrobe across the fireplace as a false wall.
Rank: Site Agent
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 734
Joined: Fri Jul 06, 2007 7:35 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!

  • Related Topics