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Christopher J

The West End England


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"Great to work with and easy to communicate. Highly recommended"

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Martin K

Southfields England


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"Arrived on time. Was very efficient and hung my tv and mirrors beautifully. "

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Melvin J

East London England


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"Did job satisfactorily. Thanks"

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"Excellent job, would highly recommend Anton! Very efficient, clean and polite. Finished the job pefectly. "

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"Kane did a great Job. Thank you."

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Steven H

Beckenham England


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"Steve did a really good job in an efficient time. I'd happily use him again and I would be pleased to recommend him,"

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"Thank you! Easy to communicate and good work"

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Recent Fireplace Installation & Repair reviews

"Very happy with the work Anton did! He knew just what to do even when I couldn’t explain it clearly! "

Hang a 55in tv above fireplace


"Great job- thanks!"

Wall mount 43 inch Toshiba TV above fireplace


"Amazing job and done very quickly. Will use again "

Fireplace fitted


"I was not at home, but my daughter said he was efficient and very helpful and he did a fantastic job setting up our TV bracket above fireplace and rehanging our framed mirror. Would definitely recommend "

Install TV Bracket above FirePlace


"Efficient and Friendly handyman."

Install a Mirror above the Fire Place


"Kane and his colleague came and fitted my fireplace very quickly and efficiently. They worked tidily and were friendly and professional."

Fit fireplace - not a working fireplace


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Why book fireplace installation through Airtasker?

There are few things more delightful than cosying up next to your own warm fireplace on a cold night. But before you can do that, you’ll need to organise fireplace installation. There are lots of details that go into making your fireplace safe, functional, and aesthetically pleasing. That’s why fireplace installation is a job best left to someone with plenty of experience (and all the right tools to get it done). So, book your service and you’ll be throwing another log on the fire before you know it.

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Top Fireplace Installation & Repair related questions

What type of fireplace should I get installed?

This depends on what your priorities are, whether aesthetics, heat, efficiency, or convenience. Wood heaters offer great heating efficiency compared to the alternatives, while a wood fireplace is a classic look, and gas/electric are generally low-maintenance options.

Is chimney installation included with my fireplace installation?

Yes. If you’re installing a wood fireplace or wood heater, you’ll need a chimney installed as part of the service. Make sure you confirm this with your technician when you book.

Can you install a fireplace without a chimney?

Yes. Gas and electric fireplaces don’t require chimneys as they don’t produce smoke.

Do you need any qualifications to install fireplaces?

While fireplace or wood heater installations in Australia need to comply with Australian Standard AS/NAS 2918, the service is unregulated. So your fireplace installer does not need to have any qualifications in installing fireplaces, although they may have completed a unit of study (Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances) if they’re a qualified plumber.

How long does a fireplace installation take?

Fireplace installations can take as little as 4 hours for an electric fireplace up to one week for a wood fireplace installation.

How much does it cost to put in a fireplace?

Fireplace installation costs range from $120-$400 when you book the service through Airtasker. Fireplace repairs will sometimes cost less than this, while major installations will often cost more.

What does fireplace installation include?

Fireplace installations include help with any of the steps involved in setting up your fireplace, from choosing your heater to installing your chimney. And fireplace repairs include all sorts of tasks, like fixing a tile, unblocking your chimney, and repairing a door hinge. The exact inclusions will depend on the type of fireplace or heater you choose, but the most common ones are:

Wood fireplace installation

Fireplaces are built into your home’s structure, so the process of installing or repairing a wood fireplace or chimney is often quite involved. Your technician will build around your fireplace unit, using timber, plasterboard, stone, bricks, and other materials to form the structure. They’ll set up a suitable chimney system based on the airflow and thermal dynamics in your building. They’ll tightly seal this to prevent smoke from coming back inside your home.

Wood heater installation

Your installer will start by positioning your hearth (usually made from brick, ceramic tile, or concrete) to provide a firm, safe base for your wood heater. Next, they’ll install your unit, connecting the flues (inside and outside, on your roof) to carry the smoke outside of your home.

Gas fireplace installation

Once you’ve chosen the best gas fireplace for your space (whether against a wall, built-in, freestanding or inside your existing fireplace structure), your installer will help organise gas. If you don’t already have gas service to your place, they’ll arrange the connection or gas bottle delivery. Next, your fireplace installer will assemble all the parts, including the unit and flues. They’ll cut holes to place the flues through the ceiling and roof, ensuring all gaps are tightly sealed to prevent leaks and damage. Then they’ll connect up your gas and test your newly installed fireplace.

Electric fireplace installation

Your electric fireplace installer will start by plugging in and testing the fireplace to make sure it works. Then they’ll cut a wall opening to fit your fireplace. Next, they’ll connect up the power supply (you may need a licensed electrician for this step). Then it’s time to lift the fireplace unit into the wall opening before securing it into the wall studs with screws. Finally, they’ll install any decorations (like logs) that come with your fireplace and install the front glass panel.

Recent Fireplace Installation & Repair tasks

Wall mount large mirror & fireplace


Motspur Park, Greater London

16th Feb 2021

Need someone to wall mount securely our electric fire & large mirror to the wall. Both are very heavy 15kg+ . You will need to provide the appropriate wall fixtures/fittings / screws to be able to hang the items securely.

Fireplace is not working


Hampstead Garden Suburb, Greater London

14th Dec 2020

We want to fix the fireplace

Electric fireplace


Tower Hill, West Midlands

11th Nov 2020

My electric fireplace is not working. I need electrician

Fire place recessed tv light unit


The Hale, Greater London

19th Oct 2020

Fire place built in tv unit colour changing lights side space for accessories

Fitting a gas fireplace


Corringham, Essex

29th Sep 2020

Looking for someone who could give me a quote on removing an old gas fire and replacing it with a new one.

Install Fireplace Insert - Handyperson needed


Hitchin Square, Greater London

21st Jul 2020

Hey there, my name is Rosamund. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Strahan Road, London E3 5DA, UK. What do you need done? Installation What is the type of property? House Which areas of the property need work? the fireplace in the front room What would you like the handyperson to work on? Installing a cast iron insert into empty fireplace. I've recently purchased an insert for our Victorian fireplace. The insert is the correct size but there is currently a concrete step at the bottom which is preventing us setting back the insert into the fireplace. It is only an aesthetic fireplace and does not function.

Highly recommend Chris and his son. Excellent communication, very knowledgeable and helpful. Got the job done really quickly. Thanks!

Skimming of brick fireplace


Ottershaw, Surrey

14th Jun 2020

I would like to find a experienced plaster to skim my brick fireplace. It would be good to get a quote and talk through how it could be done.

Repair for gas fireplace


Bold Heath, Merseyside

6th Jan 2021

the gas fireplace can be ignited, but its flame doesn't stay on after the ignition button is released

Fireplace restoration


Leyton, Greater London, E10

9th Dec 2020

I've nearly finished stripping the paint from a cast iron fireplace with chemical paint stripper and would like someone to get it over the line, add polish to the cast iron and retile the hearth in front.

Valor 940 fireplace not working


Tooting Bec Common, Greater London

30th Oct 2020

Valor 940 fireplace not igniting and no flames there is gas coming out

Install a wrought iron tiled fireplace


Newburn, Tyne and Wear

15th Oct 2020

Fireplace installed into the wall around gas fire

I need fireplace installation & repair


Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

23rd Sep 2020

The pilot light is not working on my fireplace.

Re-tile old fireplace hearth - Fit skirting board


West Ham, Greater London

7th Jul 2020

I would like an old fireplace hearth removed and re-tiled so the surface is level. Then have a skirting board fitted where the fireplace surround used to be.

Fireplace Fitting nonworking


Caterham, Surrey, CR3

16th Feb 2021

What do you need done? Installation of decorative fireplace in bedroom What would you like the handyperson to work on? Looking to have a fireplace fitted for decorative purposes only so non working. The current chimeny breast has previously been filled so would require opening. We have found a fireplace which is a cast iron combination. Flexible on date, within next 2 weeks as need to order fireplace

Can't keep on the flame of my gas fireplace


Bold Heath, Merseyside

5th Jan 2021

the flame of the gas fireplace can't stay on after it is ignited.

Fireplace- new stove


Slough, Berkshire, SL1

26th Nov 2020

Fireplace- new stove installation, opening etc

Fireplace repair


Brook Green, Greater London, W6

20th Oct 2020

Hi, I have a gas fireplace and the pilot lighter doesn't work properly, it needs to be fixed, I have to keep trying until it works.

3 old unused Victorian fireplaces to be sealed


Wandsworth, Greater London, SW18

2nd Oct 2020

We have 3 fireplaces that have been sealed pretty messily with foam and newspaper. The masonry in the hearths is also cracked. I’d like to have them fixed and sealed properly to avoid dust, debris and draft.

Fireplace removal and open up


Albany Park, Greater London

14th Sep 2020

Need our (not working/not connected) solid fuel fireplace and mantel/surround removed. We would then like to open up the hole and block assess to the chimney. Have attached photo of current fireplace and example of what we’re looking for.

Cast iron fireplace to be fixed


Wavertree, Merseyside

17th Jun 2020

The original hearth has collapsed leaving a hole and exposing the chimney breast