Fireplace Renovation & Woodburner Installation in West Bagborough near Taunton
This project involved restoring, renovating and enlarging an old chimney breast and then installing a slate hearth and new multi-fuel woodburner in West Bagborough near Taunton.
What distance should my wooden mantel be away from my woodburner?
In this installation we checked in advance that the wooden mantel would exceed the minimum 450mm distance to combustibles off the top of the woodburner as specified by HETAS. The distance to combustibles varies off the sides, rear and top of the stove including the vitreous pipe.
There are several ways to reduce the distance to combustibles from a stove and vitreous pipe:
- The obvious one is to increase the gap between the mantel and stove
- Purchase a convection stove which has reduced distanced to combustibles, in some cases as little as 50mm
- Use a heat shield such as fireboard with a minimum 12mm gap
- Instead of vitreous pipe use insulated twin wall pipe
If you’re looking for a FREE no-obligation quote for a woodburner installation in West Bagborough near Taunton, then please call us on 07715 104420