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asbestos chimney liners

Discussion in 'Building' started by jfg, 23 May 2021.

  1. jfg

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    I took the gas fire out of the fireplace to look what is behind it. the chimney is central between living room and kitchen.

    I thought there might have been a back boiler but it's empty and there is sooting in places, i assume it was actually a real flame fireplace.

    I need to take the chimney out to give needed space to the kitchen.

    I have pictures but don't know how to post them.

    Looking up the chimney and there is creamy/grey cylindrical tube,not metallic. this is held in place by red bricks as used around the house.

    Can someone advise how i can get this tested, i've seen comments about tests online etc but i would like a recommendation from someone who has used them.
     
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    the house was built in the mid 1960's.
     
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    Chimneys tended to have clay or fire clay liners and these could be a buff/cream colour as well as re/brown.
     
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