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    Large fireplace opening


    What can you do if a fireplace opening is too big? Is this easy to fix? How can you make a fireplace smaller? Cheers.

    Asked by Bill on 24th Jun 2021
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    Aubreys building & property maintenance

    "Depending on what the fireplace is made off either way it will be relatively easy to make the fireplace smaller. You just need to in fill either side with the same material that is made from originally"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    Perfect Construction

    "To make the fireplace smaller, you can use some fire-resistant board."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Boothby construction

    "my the vented space above smaller creating the vortex you need for smoke to go up the chimney"

    Answered on 2nd Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Aaf electrical service

    "It is easy to fix.
    Normally old fitting can be used to oversized gap then used new fitting to overcome any issues"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Feb 2020 - report

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