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Diverting boiler flue on old boiler?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by kitessurfer, 26 Sep 2020.

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    Hi All, thanks for reading, haven't posted here for 13yrs ).
    Thinking of installing conservatory, would need to move boiler flu in order to install and move 60cm from conservatory opening. Boiler is 40yr old, running strong. Are there universal kits to adapt to such old flues? See pic. Thanks in advance for any guidance. Simon IMG_20200926_183558.jpg
     
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    No, afraid not - they were never designed to be anything other than a simple hole through the wall. New boiler time!
     
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    Thanks for responding. That boiler has cost me maybe £50 service costs in the last 20 years, low service costs out the window then if I do change boiler.... May have to rethink conservatory )
     
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    Easy. Just get a new boiler and don’t have that one serviced either. :whistle:
     
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    Is that a balanced flue for an Ideal Standard? I had to leave mine behind after 35 years when we downsized. Never serviced but I did have to fit a few thermo-couples.
     
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    You can always use it to heat the conservatory! :LOL:

    PLEASE DON'T!!
     
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    Thanks all. Stellar Ideal W boiler, still in service.. did leak once a little around the cast of the exchanger but then sealed itself ). May reduce conservatory down to 2.5mtr width to leave 30cm to the flu. I'm only a diyer, not gas expert. I'm wondering if there are companies out there making custom flues .. I dream on. Thanks all for feedback
     

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    May not be that efficient but so far served me well...
     
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