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Chimney Breast Removal - a practical guide - Practical… Chimney Breast Removal - what's involved with removing a chimney breast, the ... chimney breast are often unused and considered as wasted floor space. ... from the fireplace to the roof stack is going to be removed, suitable support beams will ... to be extended to fill the gap, and matching roof covering used to fill the gap.【Get Price】

Chimney stack removal and the Building Regulations -… 6 Aug 2008 ... The opening, where the hearth and breast have been removed will normally need to have the existing floor joist hearth trimmers removed and...【Get Price】

How should I add new joists and flooring to a loft… I want to put down new deeper floor joists so I can use it for heavier ... I'm not allowed to bolt a plate to the chimney wall and hang things off that.【Get Price】

Fireplaces And Chimneys. Part 3 - Chest of Books The trimming of the floor-joists in front of a chimney-breast is now never entirely ... nailed to the trimmer and trimming joists, or by shallow wood joists extending...【Get Price】

Guidance notes on part A - structural alterations You are advised that chimney breasts should not be used for the support of new structural elements. 10. ... Timber floors offer limited restraint to steel beams. ... Loft extension: Provide adequate decking to the flat roof and ties to the party walls.【Get Price】

Chimney breast removal - YouTube 5 Jul 2009 ... ... out the chinmey breast in my living room but after supporting with acro p... ... of the chimney breast i seen an opportunity to get this job done in minutes, .... about a ton of brick falling onto a floor,,,surprised the whole house...【Get Price】

Cost of Removing a Chimney - Household… 11 Oct 2016 ... Also you can usually remove your ground floor chimney breast without ... that are left to hang between can be secured using adjacent joists.【Get Price】

how to extend floor joists - Composite Deck… Extending Floor Joists | Screwfix Community Forum Removing chimney breast which itself supports three 7"x2" floor joists. Need to extend these joists to...【Get Price】

Insulating our Victorian living room - Jack Kelly 13 Jul 2010 ... Our joists were just resting directly onto the damp ground. ... in the floor void came from when a previous owner removed the chimneys .... The wall insulation extends below floor level and above ceiling level ...... There was a letterbox shaped gap in the centre of the breast at four inches above the floor level.【Get Price】

Repairing and Caring for Old Timber Floors | Homebuilding… 26 May 2015 ... With ground floors, the joists rely more on sleeper walls or brick piers ... and common weak points include the sides of chimney breasts or by the main ... there should be ventilation ducts extending through the new floor to the...【Get Price】

Chimney removal - MyBuilder 26 May 2011 ... Im told, chimney removal can get very complex & expensive! ... have to have floor joists because there be a void where the breast was .many...【Get Price】

Anatomy of a Loft Conversion - Structural Engineers… Chimney supported on steel beam ... chimney stack, as the chimney breast has been removed below the new floor level. ... The floor joists are mounted in steel joist hangers from a timber plate bolted ... Floor Joists suspended in steel hangers.【Get Price】

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Chimney Breast Removal - MyWorkman A chimney breast is the horizontal projection-usually inside a building-of a ... for fireplaces and the chimney breast is seen as wasted floor space in the room. ... to replace the hearth; if you do this the joists and floorboards must be extended.【Get Price】

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What You Need to Know About Party Walls - Houzz 7 Feb 2016 ... Chimney breasts like this exist in the majority of older houses. ... space habitable, you'll definitely need new steels supporting the floor, and these are ... The structural design will give your builder details on how to extend new ... If, however, you needed to install a new joist or a metal beam, and it required a...【Get Price】

On the level: can I vent cooking fumes via my chimney? -… 30 Aug 2006 ... They've had the Baxi boiler, set into a 1950s fireplace in the kitchen, ... remove the old fireplace and open up the chimney breast to provide ... Our house was extended about seven years ago, with plasterboard nailed up to form the ceilings. ... The worst-case scenario is when the ceiling joists are also floor...【Get Price】

Wood Heat - Step 6: Installation and Maintenance - E3A4U… A joist or rafter too close to the chimney walls, or a wall stud too close to the stove .... Floor protection should extend at least 18 inches in front of the loading door to ... Stack effect, or the “cold hearth syndrome” – At standby with no fire in the...【Get Price】

Open plan FAQs - Real Homes 29 Jul 2009 ... Subscribe · Extension Cost Calculator · Extensions · Renovations ... If you're thinking of opening up your ground floor to create one big ... a load-bearing wall, for example, or a beam or chimney breast. ... 'A load-bearing wall supports other elements of the building, such as the roof, floor joists or a wall above...【Get Price】

15 Potentially Serious Defects - My property guide If the property has been extended it may well have a flat roof. ... You can often get a good view of the flat roof from the first floor windows. ... Stand at the front or rear of the property in line with the chimney breast. ... on the floor a couple of time to test if a new floor was installed or if the first floor ceiling joists have been used.【Get Price】