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Chimney Liners in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Chimney Liners fitted by Ansell Chimneys in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

A little about Harpenden in Hertfordshire

Just beyond the southern edge of the town lies No mans land Common upon which part of the Second Battle of St Albans was fought during the Wars of the Roses. Nomansland Common also saw the first annually contested steeplechase in England, in 1830 when it was organised by Thomas Coleman, and the last fight of nineteenth century bare knuckle fighter, Simon Byrne. It was also the haunt of the highwaywoman known as Lady Katherine Ferrers, better known as the Wicked Lady.

A widespread but now little known industry of Harpenden was straw weaving, a trade mainly carried out by women in the nineteenth century. A good straw weaver could make as much as a field labourer. The straw plaits were taken to the specialist markets in St Albans or Luton and bought by dealers to be converted into straw items such as boaters and other hats or bonnets.

An explanation of chimney liners fitted in Harpenden

A chimney liner essentially is a flue lining that is set into a chimney. The liner itself could be made of clay, ceramic, or a metal conduit installed inside the chimney and is intended to contain the combustion products, direct them to the outside atmosphere, and protect the chimney walls from heat and corrosion.

Cost of chimney lining services in Harpenden

Our prices are based on the property location and number of chimneys that need lining. Please contact us for a no obligation quote. As Harpenden is not far from our head office, jobs here will not attract a higher quote.

Smoke tests in Harpenden

After Ansell Chimneys have fitted your chimney with a new liner, we carry out a quick, simple but effective test to ensure there is the correct draw and no smoke or other pollutants can flow back into your living space. This is quite simply a match-like device that smokes profusely when burnt and is placed just above the site of the fire. If the smoke is neatly drawn up the chimney, the fire will be safe to use.

So if you live in Harpenden and need a new chimney liner, why not call or email Ansell Chimneys and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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