While many stages of the surround and decorative hearth installation are suitable for someone experienced in general building practices, others like the installation of appliances for solid fuel, flue lining, gas work and the sweeping/testing of flues must be carried out by a suitably qualified professional. Installation of Mantels, Hearths, Gas Fires, Flues and their related appliances are governed within the UK by building regulations approved document J 2010 edition.

The PDF document below provides further information on the preparation and installation of mantels and their associated products.

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