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28th Jan 2010
Mini photo of Tiny image of chimney stack

3 photos

Rebuilding a decayed chimney stack in Sheffield

This customer's chimney stack was leaning over and was becoming precariously close to falling down. Further investigation showed that the mitt-feather (the wall in the middle of the stack that separates two chimneys) had fallen over blocking one opening. Birds had nested inside the blocked chimney and over the years built up several layers of nest, causing pressure on the outside walls of the stack. This subsequently pushed the chimney stack over.

Scaffolding had to be erected up to the chimney stack, then the damaged stack was taken down. The mitt-feather wall was repaired and the chimneys cleared so they could be used in the future. The stack was then re-constructed back to its former glory, topped out with its original cowels to match the other chimney on the far side of the adjoining building.

If you would like a free no obligation quote on rebuilding a damaged chimney stack in Sheffield or the surrounding areas from an experienced Sheffield builder then feel free to contact us.

Photos

Scaffolding errected in preparation to repairing chimney stack
Stripped down chimney stack revealing a blocked chimney used as a bird nest
Repaired chimney stack restored to its former glory

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Chimney stack repair, Sheffield, Killamarsh, S21


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