Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Rebuilding the Fire Places
Last week we had quite a lot of work going on inside our home.
Above you see the crew removing the interior of our sitting room second floor fireplace and preparing to rebuilt it.
Also, the chimneys for first and second floor were lined with stainless steel and there will be a new chimney cap. The entire interiors of the fireplaces were replaced/renewed from the floor to the top of the chimney.
Now we will wait two weeks for the mortar to set before building a fire. I'm sure we'll get another cool evening so we can try it out before summer. :)
Just a word to the wise, be sure to have your fireplaces checked. Our home is very old and we have had the fireplaces cleaned regularly, but when we had the entire system checked we felt it was time to rebuild the whole thing.
The disruption in the house all week was certainly worth it!
All the best,