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Is it easy to get rid of tiled fireplace in favour of wall mounted one?
my current fire is gas and i want to remove all of the tiles and put in a wall mounted electrical fire because i will be renting it out and less hassle to service annually
yes you can put a wall mounted fire on the chimney breast if you remove the fireplace brick and plaster it all up and run a lead with a plug on it and plug it into a socket that way you dont have to have an electrition to do the job
Answered 18th Apr 2012
For safety, have a Gas Safe engineer cap off the gas supply first. Then it is a matter of removing the existing tiles, bricking up and plastering the opening, and mounting the electric fire to the wall.
This is a good choice when you are renting out the property: less liability.
Answered 22nd Apr 2012