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Ventilation Exhaust Duct Relining – VentilFlex Case Studies
Job type: Ventilation ducting Length: 1000M Diameter: 125 / 250mm Initial Situation: A forty unit apartment building was being completely renovated. Relining of the exhaust ventilation ducts to create better indoor climate and to reduce electrical consumption for fan operation due to previous...
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Gas Fire Chimney Flue Relining – FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: Ground floor: 2 x 16m in length with a rectangular Diameter of 380mm x 300mm. First Floor: 2 x 12m in length with a rectangular Diameter of 300mm x 225mm. Project Challenge: The client requested to maintain flue size to create adequate “draught” to use the fireplaces withou...
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Chimney Relining for Oil Boiler – FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: Heavy staining in first floor bedroom. The cause of the condensate was the flue from the oil boiler situated in the cellar. Project Challenge: Access to the chimney was not easily possible. Turner Baker Ltd arranged the hire and delivery of an access platform. As the existi...
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Open Fire Chimney Liner Installation – FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: The owner wished to re-commission a number of fireplaces and open fire flues. A camera inspection and smoke test were undertaken. Project Challenge: The flues were unlined and leaked in a number of places. Due to the sizes of the existing fireplaces and flues it was not pos...
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Flue Relining for Gas Boilers – FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: The 25-metre flue at the Isle of Wight council offices serviced 2x large commercial condensing boilers. The flue was leaking badly through the chimney walls due to condensate caused by the boilers. Project Challenge: Reconstructing the flue Liner Chosen: FuranFlex 25 Black...
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Heritage Chimney Repair – FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: The flue of the Pittodrie House Hotel, located in Aberdeen, had failed the smoke test. The existing flues had oval clay liners in situ and the external walls were granite. Project Challenge: Parts of the building were over 500 years old, so steel liners could damage the bui...
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Gas Open Fire Chimney Repair – FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: Open gas fire on the third floor of a Mayfair apartment was leaking into the fourth-floor apartment above. Project Challenge: Avoid disturbing the residents in this busy apartment block. Liner Chosen: FuranFLEX25 RWV Result: The job was carried out in just one day. The Fu...
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SE & U Duct Relining - FuranFlex Case Studies
Job type: SE & U Duct Project Length: 1 day Completed by: Kompozit’all UK Initial Situation: University College London’s Chemical duct from the chemical cabinet was leaking. The duct was located in a service riser with no access from the floors of the building. Project Challenge: To reline t...
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Flue Lining for Open Gas Fires - FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: 6 Furanflex25 liners for open gas fires were installed in Hogarth's House in London. Project Challenge: To maintain the lined flue size due to the large fire opening sizes for adequate draught without chimney fans. Liner Chosen: FuranFLEX 25 RWV Red Result: All 6 FuranFle...
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Heritage Open Fire Chimney Repair - Furanflex Case Studies
Initial Situation: The hotel-s chimney had a large void above the fire opening which was unable to be cleaned. This was allowing repetitive chimney fires. Project Challenge: We were unable to open the chimney due to the hand painted murals to the bar area. Liner Chosen: FuranFlex25 RWV Re...
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Heritage Church Chimney Lining - FuranFlex Case Studies
Job type: Leaking Chimney Project Length: 1 day Completed by: Old Mill Chimneys Initial Situation: A leaking chimney at A 1000-year-old church meant that a new liner was required. The chimney would not accept stainless steel lining. Project Challenge: Maintain adequate cross-sectional area. ...
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Solid Fuel Open Fire Chimney Lining - Furanflex Case Studies
Initial Situation: The Lartington Hall owners wanted the existing marble fireplace to be made operational, so a large diameter flue liner was needed to maintain the cross sectional area. Project Challenge: Maintain the flue diameter within the chimney stack (use a thin liner). The flue taper...
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Condensing Boiler Flue Lining - FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: New condensing boilers were installed and the concrete-lined sectional chimney flue had to be sealed to prevent condensate leaking. Project Challenge: Maintain the cross-sectional area of chimney and ensure that it is gas and water-tight. Result: A FuranFlex25 Black liner ...
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Open Gas Fire Flue Relining - FuranFlex Case Studies
Initial Situation: The flue, serving an open gas fire, was breached. This meant a high chance of carbon monoxide leaking into other properties. Project Challenge: After calculating the opening size of the fireplace, existing flue dimensions, and height of the property, it was clear that stain...
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A Natural Ventilation Solution for Bath Abbey - VentilFlex
Spec: 4 x 150mm diameter and 8 x 225mm diameter VentilFlex-25 Date: 8-12 April 2019 Initial Situation: Kompozit'all UK's installation partner, Toast Ltd, was contracted to line 12 existing chimney flues to be used for ventilation. Challenges: From each room the flues were lined up to the a...
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FuranFlex Heritage Chimney Lining - Kings School, Canterbury
Toast Ltd was asked to investigate the use of Furanflex in the school's science laboratory in the evacuation of chemical gases. It was concluded that using FURANFLEX-25 Black liner in this situation was most beneficial. Whilst the school was closed for half term the installation team installe...
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FuranFlex Heritage Chimney Lining - Gorhambury House, St Albans
The grade II listed house that was undergoing a major refurbishment. The client's request was to locate and reinstate all existing chimneys and fireplaces. Using sophisticated camera and radar equipment, Toast (Southern) found all of the chimneys needed relining or repair. As some chimneys d...
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FuranFlex Commercial Chimney Lining - London Paddington Railway Station
Toast (Southern) Ltd was asked to look at an existing rigid flue system which was leaking. As this flue served many industrial boilers for heating and hot water for the local businesses and the train station itself, it was critical that these boilers stayed in operation with minimal disruptio...
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FuranFlex Relines Heritage Church Chimneys Southern England
Two churches, one in Chippenham in Wiltshire, the other in Caversham in Berkshire, had major leakage issues with existing chimneys serving gas boilers. Toast (southern) Ltd surveyed both chimneys and decided the best system to use was the FURANFLEX-25 Black. The project timeframe was short an...
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FuranFlex Heritage Open Fireplaces in Bisterne Manor, Dorset
This well-known estate was undergoing chimney repair. After surveying them, it was concluded that the open fireplaces would be relined with FURANFLEX-25 Red for a heritage-friendly installation, efficiency and flexible application. Being a protected building with its rooms featuring paintings...
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Furanflex Heritage Chimney Restoration in South England
Toast Chimney Specialist were called to Hamptworth Lodge to carry out a chimney sweeping project. After conducting a CCTV survey, it was revealed that several flues were without any lining and large gaps with these flues were visible due to old age. This is no surprise considering the building...
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FuranFlex Commercial Chimney Lining – Dublin City Council
Two new high efficiency condensing boilers fitted into the basement of a nine-story office block using two separate brick lined chimneys through the nine floors on the rooftop. This extremely busy, high-profile office block demanded minimum disruption to the business. The brick chimneys posed...
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FuranFlex Open Fire Flue Liner - Environment Agency, Oxfordshire
At the Environment Agency River Thames office (Benson Lock house, Oxfordshire). The Flue for the open fireplace was CCTV surveyed and recorded as unsafe requiring relining. FuranFlex25 RWV chimney liner was identified as the most suitable lining solution, being non-invasive and capable of exp...
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Furanflex Heritage Chimney lining in North Yorkshire
Specialist Chimney Services was called out to Lartington Hall. The existing marble fireplace needed to be made operational. It was decided that Furanflex-25 would be the most practical solution in maintaining the flue diameter within the chimney stack due to FuranFlex-25 liners being thin and ...
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FuranFlex Open Fire Chimney Lining in Wimbledon
The Furanflex-25 RWV liners fitted to the contour of the flue maintaining the cross-sectional area of the flue, giving a smooth insulated lining to increase the efficiency of the chimney and without any disruption to the construction of the flue. The flue dimensions would not be able to host s...
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Open Fire FuranFlex Chimney Lining in Dublin
Shelbourne Hotel, one of the top hotels in the heart of Dublin City, is a six-storey building. The Main Lobby fireplace has an open fire, serviced by a brick chamber, the brick had deteriorated and needed replacing. Action Chimneys were given two days to complete the job in this working high-...
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Restoring Ventilation Ducting with VentilFlex
This VentilFLEX-25 Green restoration project ran quickly, cleanly and smoothly, allowing the installers to spend less time in the apartments than other solutions would have allowed. All tenants were able to stay during the renovation process. Exhaust air fans were installed on the roof of the ...
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Furanflex chimney liner installation at Brighton Town Hall
Brighton Town Hall is a Grade 1 Listed property. Many unsuccessful attempts had been made to install 300mm diameter Stainless Steel Flexible Liners. Holes were excavated in the chimney to pull the steel liner through but attempts proved unsuccessful and the chimney sealant failed to seal the h...
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FuranFlex Biomass Boiler Flue Lining
Turner-Baker surveyed the site to find a flue solution suitable for the boiler, not involving external stainless-steel flues. The survey showed that the existing flue, in its unlined condition, was sufficient for the boiler, but was unsafe to use as it leaked. Therefore it was proposed to inst...