Can you build a false chimney breast?

Can you build a false chimney breast?

Can you build a false chimney breast?

The False Chimney Breast System Another situation may be an external chimney that is not big enough for a chop out, so a false chimney breast can be built in the room creating a larger opening. The new flue liner is then dropped down the existing chimney and connected to the top of our Stove Box, before insulating.

Can I put a TV on a chimney breast?

The professional recommendation is that you should not mount a TV on your chimney breast if the temperature you measure is above 100°F, as it is no longer safe. As a result, it is vital that you undertake regular chimney cleaning in order to keep any damage to your TV to an absolute minimum.

What is a false chimney breast?

False Chimney Breasts. A false chimney breast is an outset fireplace chamber that creates a stunning feature to any room that contains an inset fire or free standing stove complimented with or without a television above along with potential shelving or storage compartments.

How far does a chimney breast come out?

The chimney breast should project no more than 340mm into the room. The chimney is no more than two storeys high plus roof space. The relevant notices required under the Party Wall etc Act 1996 have been served on the adjoining owner (where the chimney is on a party wall).

How far can I drill into a chimney breast wall?

2-2 1/2 inches/ 50-65mm will be fine.

What can you do with a chimney breast?

Uses for this option could include built in storage, to house a hob and cooker hood or even to frame a wall mounted TV. The chimney breast itself takes up a fair amount of space from your wall. Fully removing the chimney would be more of a practical option for limited spaces.

Why are DIY fans building fake chimney breasts?

DIY fans are building fake chimney breasts to house their TVs – and they say it makes their living rooms seem bigger. While demolishing defunct chimney breasts is one way to create valuable space, Brits are now building fake ones to add character to their homes.

What was the original plan for my False chimney breast?

I miss the surround sound for general TV viewing but as I now suffer from bad tinnitus I no longer can have a really loud setup anyway so bought a soundbar for this build. The original plan was to create a false chimney breast with an inset TV and a nice large recess for a new fire.

Can a TV be removed from a fake chimney breast?

I’m pretty new here (my first post I’ve been wondering with all these type of screens that are set back flush into the fake chimney breast, if there was a problem with the telly, how would you get it out? The bracket is such that the TV can be lifted up and off to remove the TV.

Who are the people building a chimney breast?

People are sharing their feature walls on social media, with Facebook group DIY On A Budget UK awash with before-and-after snaps of Brits’ living room makeovers. One couple, Samantha and Larry Gamble, decided to add a chimney breast into their home after living in numerous new builds.