chimney breast

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walls that project out from the wall of a room and surround the chimney base

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You see, dampness comes from a variety of sources and just because it's on a chimney breast doesn't mean it is caused by .
Finally, poor pointing and rendering, as well as inefficient flashing on chimney breasts can allow water to stream into a property and these are among the more common problem areas.
On some of the chimney breasts, the tag is shown in joined-up writing, while on others it is in block capitals with white paint.
Finally, poor pointing and rendering, as well as inefficient flashing on chimney breasts, can allow water to stream into a property and these are among the more common problem areas.
The house was a fairly typical 1950s semi with two reception rooms, both of which had chimney breasts blocked off for many years before the clients bought the house.
The alarming rise in unsafe chimney stacks is largely due to the removal of open fires and chimney breasts, leaving the structure unstable.
The landlord of the adjoining property, Zafar Ali Malik, said he removed the chimney breasts in the house 10 years ago to provide more space.
The fireplace: There were two old gas fires there before, one in each room, whichI thought looked stupid so we took them out, took the two chimney breasts, ran in new tubing and built one huge one in their place.
Trouble has been taken to use traditional materials: oak supports for the porch; quarry tiles in the hall, cloakroom and kitchen; natural brick for chimney breasts and oak beams.