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Fireplaces : Inglenooks & Chimney Repair

One of the oldest and most characterful forms of fireplaces is the inglenook fireplace. Please ensure your contractors never sandblast the inglenooks beams, as these usually have much history such as witches marks, taper burns etc which will be lost in the sandblasting.
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Companies supplying goods or services for Fireplaces : Inglenooks & Chimney Repair
Inglenook Restoration Ltd
17 Horseshoe Crescent, Camberley, Surrey GU15 4DH
Tel 01276 502 726 Mob: 07860 225 492
Email: info@fireplacerestorationsurrey.co.uk
Website: www.fireplacerestorationsurrey.co.uk
With over 10 years experience with period and listed buildings we offer a friendly reliable service and our aim is to repair the Inglenook fireplace to its former glory that will give you years of comfort and pleasure. The service we offer to our clients is comprehensive from the initial full consultation and site visit survey to the full repair and rebuild of the Inglenook fireplace, chimney, brickwork, stonework, lime pointing and lime plastering. And supplying all materials required period bricks,terracotta floor tiles and paviours, reclaimed oak beams,etc. We operate in Surrey and the surrounding counties.
John Ford Inglenook Restorations
10 High View, Gomshall, Nr Guildford GU5 9LT
Tel 01483 203750 Fax 01483 277144
Email: info@inglenookrestorations.co.uk
Website: www.inglenookrestorations.co.uk
Established in 1963, this family business specialises in the full restoration of inglenook fireplaces, throughout the UK. They use lime mortars and carefully selected reclaimed bricks, stone and timber beams to ensure full authenticity in our restoration work. Often where very little of the original fireplace remains, a detailed investigation has revealed enough evidence to enable them to re-create the fireplace to its original splendour. They also investigate smoking problems and if necessary can supply and fit black steel canopies.
Renaissance Beams
6 Station Rd, South Littleton, Wors WR11 8TG
Tel 01386 832733
Email: penny@renaissance-beams.co.uk
Website: www.renaissance-beams.co.uk
A water based process to add a finish to improve appearance without damage to the beams.