Stove Installation | Hot Box Stoves
A recent install near Haxby York.
Client had a gas fire and marble back and hearth, they wanted it removing and a stove inserted into the recess.
Works to the recess were as follows:
- Remove the current gas fire and marble inset and hearth.
- Carefully create a fireplace opening to approximately 950mm x 900mm and install a new reinforced concrete and steel lintel.
- To the back and sides of the newly formed recess provide a Staggered Back Slate Chamber.
- Remove the current gas liner (if applicable) and make ready for the flue liner installation.
- Make good the existing concrete substrate of the constructional hearth as required in preparation for the receipt of the new finish.
- Supply and adhere to the substrate a sectional slate hearth as discussed.
- Make good the plaster detail to the recess opening.
- If necessary, make good the skirting boards up to the edge of the recess so that there are no combustible materials near the appliance.
Stove installation and connection was as follows.
- Sweep the current flue of debris.
- Supply and install a 316-grade twin skin flue liner.
- Supply and sit into position a DG Ivar Wood stove.
- Install a 2mm galvanised steel plate fixed to the underside of the concrete lintel and seal between the register plate and chimney with high-temperature sealant.
- Provide a heat proof matt black stove paint finish to the register plate (prior to fitting).
- Connect a length of vitreous enamel pipe to the new chimney liner using the appropriate connection component and seal the joint with fire silicone.
- Make a connection between the stove pipe and the appliance through the hole in the register plate and seal with fire silicone.
- Back fill and insulate the chimney flue around the base of the flue liner with light weight Vermiculite insulation to help maintain a high flue gas temperature, and because a ‘warm flue is a happy flue’.
- Complete the chimney flue installation with a Pot Hanging Cowl.
- Supply and install (position to be agreed) a chimney notice plate outlining details of the installation in accordance with Document J of Building Regulations.
- Smoke test the appliance by lighting a small fire upon completion to ensure that there is an adequate degree of draw and all connections are sealed.
- Provide a HETAS certificate of compliance.
- Dispose of all debris from site as works progress.
- Provide all relevant plant and equipment for the duration of the works.
- Provide an Access Platform (Cherry Picker) and all access equipment for the duration of the works to fully comply with The Health and Safety at Works Act.
- Supply and fit in accordance with building regulations 1 number CO/ Carbon Monoxide Alarm (position to be agreed), mandatory with all stove installations as of 1st October 2010.
When the works were completed we had another highly satisfied customer.
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