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"Really professional, friendly. Understood the task and completed it very well. Thanks!!! Would definitely recommend and use myself again. "

Cut cooker extractor chimney hood to fit wall

£40

"Chris was excellent. He was punctual and polite. He quickly worked out what was to be done and cracked on with it. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend or book him again."

Kitchen Chimney hood installation

£100

"Excellent service! I am so pleased 😊. Cooker hood was installed perfectly.. Looks amazing. Bart done an outstanding job. He is very competent and showed attention to detail. Carried out the job efficiently and safely. Will definitely use his services again!"

Mount a ‘chimney cooker hood’ to wall in kitchen

£50

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Why hire a chimney repair specialist through Airtasker?

When the cold months are fast approaching, and you need to make sure your chimney is safe to use, this is a reliable option. Hiring someone capable of repairing your chimney through the Airtasker platform is also fast and convenient. You can find a chimney repair specialist close to you, then get it fixed - all in a matter of minutes.

The trick is to make a detailed post on Airtasker. You get matched to experienced Taskers near you who can provide you with a free quote. They’ll ask about the job; you negotiate based on your budget, then they can come to you to do the job once you’ve agreed.

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Top Chimney Repair related questions

Do I need to provide my tools and equipment for my chimney repair?

No, this isn’t necessary. You can expect that the chimney specialist you hire is an expert with all the right tools and equipment for the job. They also have the requisite skills and years, sometimes decades of experience in chimney repairs. But if you have any spare tools or equipment that you think might make the job faster or easier for your chimney specialist, feel free to lend these to them. 

How long does it take to do chimney repair services?

This depends on the extent of the damage on your chimney and the complexity of its repairs. Simple fixes like removing a few eroded bricks and replacing them with new ones can take a couple of hours. Removing and replacing a severely damaged chimney cap can take a full day of work. To know how much repairs are needed and the time it takes to do them, you may ask your chimney specialist after they’ve made a thorough inspection. 

Can a Tasker also help me with my chimney repair services?

Yes, if you offer chimney services but have more jobs than you can handle, you can hire a Tasker to help. You’ll find that you can hire a Tasker for almost any job you can think of, even for related services that have much to do with home maintenance. You can hire everyone from an insulation expert to an electrician or carpenter on our platform. 

How long does chimney mortar last?

Chimney mortar usually lasts a minimum of 25 years. The actual number of years the mortar on your chimney will last depends on how often you use and maintain the chimney and how exposed the masonry is to excess water and harsh weather conditions. To make your chimney mortar last longer and minimize the chances of needing more expensive repairs, have your chimney inspected and maintained at least once a year. 

Why should I have my chimney repaired or maintained?

The main reason is safety. A cracked chimney is a fire hazard. Heat and flames can travel through cracks in the flue or other parts of the chimney then ignite flammable materials inside or outside your home. If you don’t have your chimney cleaned, deposits of creosote - unburned fuel that has turned into a flaky or worse, the tar-like substance can accumulate and ignite, which can start a fire indoors. 

What is tuckpointing, and why should I have it done?

Tuckpointing is the process of removing damaged mortar in the space or joints on bricks of chimneys, then replacing it with fresh mortar. Tuckpointing preserves and extends the life of a brick chimney by reinforcing the chimney stack. This process also prevents the chimney structure from weakening and causing it to lean or collapse. Tuckpointing also keeps water from seeping into the chimney and creating other problems like mould growth and wood rot in your home.   

What do chimney repair services include?

Chimney repair services include all the necessary activities to fix common forms of damage on your chimney. As an essential part of home maintenance, chimney repair specialists can make your chimney free of damage and safe to use, whether it’s a brick, metal or stone chimney. 

They can inspect it to determine the cause of damage, then perform the appropriate repairs. Repairs include tasks fixing the chimney cap and crown, filling cracks in the brickwork or mortar, fixing damaged flashing and other tasks to get your chimney fully functional (and able to heat your home efficiently). 

Inspecting your chimney

Chimney repair specialists begin the service by making a thorough visual inspection of your chimney. They check your chimney top to bottom and from the inside out. Expect them to go on your roof to check the chimney cap and flashing if it’s a modern chimney.

They can likewise inspect the crown, chimney cap, flue, smoke shelf and smoke chamber for brick chimneys. Once they’ve reviewed all the parts of your chimney and found any issues, they can proceed with the appropriate repairs or maintenance measures.  

Removing blockages

Should the inspection reveal that your chimney has obstructions, your chimney specialist can remove these obstructions. If your chimney lacks a cap and dead leaves, twigs or even birds have made nests within the flue, a chimney specialist can remove them.

 Blockages can also include creosote and soot buildup which your chimney specialist can likewise remove. Note that if you haven’t used the chimney for a long time, obstructions can be caused by large pests that have taken root; we advise to hire another specialist to handle any large pests in your chimney.

Repairing masonry

Another type of repair that chimney specialists can provide is chimney stack repair and chimney mortar repair. They can remove damaged masonry or mortar and replace these with new bricks and mortar. Roofers can do masonry repairs on bricks that are inside or outside the home. Once your chimney is fixed, why not hire someone to help you install an above-chimney TV

Filling cracks

If any part of your chimney has cracks from water damage or temperature extremes, your chimney specialist can fill these cracks. They can remove chipped and eroded joints of the chimney stack, then fill it with new masonry.  

Repairing chimney crown, cap, flue and other parts

Your chimney specialist can fill any cracks in your chimney’s crown, chimney cap, flue, chimney vent and other vital parts. If the chimney crown shows early signs of damage, they can prevent further water or moisture damage and reinforce the cap with a waterproof sealant. Your chimney specialist can also replace the entire chimney cap or even the chimney flashing if the damage is too severe, but note that this may be a more expensive option.

Recent Chimney Repair tasks

Install antenna on top of chimney for better frequency

£100

Crook Log, Greater London

14th Sep 2021

install antenna on top of chimney

Hang wallpaper on chimney breastasa

£50

Loudwater, Hertfordshire

6th Sep 2021

Hang wallpaper on one chimney breast, front and two sides

Removal of chimney

£500

Redbridge, Greater London

20th Aug 2021

Need chimney removal, from sitting room and a bedroom. It has already been removed from loft. Will also need the walls and ceiling to be plastered for complete finishing of job. Pictures to follow

Chimney clean and fireplace installation

£1,500

Downham, Essex

24th Jul 2021

To supply and install 150mm diameter class one flexible liner for the use with all fuels with bird guard pot hanger chimney terminal. Remove the existing fireplace, break out the required opening to suite the built-in fireplace (as shown in picture) and wood burner. Fit new structural lintel and steel register plate to the underside. Fit the fireplace as shown in picture attached, install wood burner, make good to the disturbed surfaces ready for decoration, fit carbon monoxide alarm. Test, commission and issue Hetas certification. Supply class one 150mm chimney liner, register plate and pot hanger chimney terminal. Supply stove adapter to liner supply Co Alarm all Materials (except wood burner) and labour.

TV wires hidden in chimney breast

£50

Canons Park, Greater London

10th Jul 2021

I have a TV on a wall that used to be a chimney breast (is not in use) and want to hide the wires that go along the wall to it. I think they could go in the chimney breast and come out near the plug socket at the bottom. If anyone has experience of doing this then get in touch.

Remove chimney breast

£1,500

Whiteknights, Berkshire

29th Apr 2021

Removal 2 chimney breasts from living room and upstairs bedroom; re plaster and make good the rooms

Guttering check/clearance and chimney

£80

Hither Green, Greater London

22nd Oct 2020

Need gutter check to confirm if I am causing issues for neighbour and clearance if so. Also to check the chimney for any slates missing that might be causing water leak

Change my cooker chimney hood

£80

Richmond, Greater London, TW10

12th Sep 2021

I need someone to change a chimney hood of my cooker.

Chimney breast remodelling

£400

Heaton Moor, Greater Manchester

26th Aug 2021

The chimney breast recess needs widening by half a brick each side and the height raised by 3 brick courses (concrete lintel onsite) and in necessary bricks taken out of the back of the opening, and small concrete base taken out of the opening. A granite or slate hearth needs purchasing...at present I have the oak mantle to go above the opening and am buying 5 oak floating shelves for the alcoves. I can expand on this if necessary.

Help in fixing chimney hob

£30

Blackwall, Greater London

14th Aug 2021

Hi , I need help in fixing the chimney hob . The screw from one side of the hob has broken .

3 Chimney breast removals

£300

Notting Hill, Greater London, W11

20th Jul 2021

Hello I'm just here to find a quote and to find out the price to remove three chimney breasts from a house in first Avenue w10, The picture I have included is just an example of a house next door I need someone who has done this before and who has proof that he has done it as I need it to be professional.

Hang heavy mirror (13kg) on chimney breast.

£20

Charing Cross, Greater London

3rd Jul 2021

Hang heavy mirror (13kg) on chimney breast. Rawl plug and screws provided but you will need to bring suitable equipment including drill. Thank you.

Apply brick slips to chimney breast

£150

Streatham Vale, Greater London

5th Nov 2020

We want to add a brick feature wall to our chimney breast and have seen brick slips (www.brickslips.co.uk) as a way of adding this effect. Chimney is breast is 170cm x 275cm Should be straight forward for an experienced bricklayer. We will need advice in run up to actual task also. Must have own equipment and necessary experience

Full Chimney Removal

£800

New Zealand, Derbyshire

15th Sep 2021

I require 1 full chimney breast fully removed Rendered and plastered Full clean up and all waste removed from site Ground,1st,Loft

FIT A CHIMNEY

£100

Cubitt Town, Greater London

10th Sep 2021

I live on a boat and the chimney of my wood burner was broken off. I need someone to fit a new one and make sure it is waterproof

Install 4dbi antenna on the chimney stack

£120

Croydon, Greater London

21st Aug 2021

Instal antenna on chimney and run cable to ground floor

Mount a ‘chimney cooker hood’ to wall in kitchen

£50

Acton, Greater London, W3

6th Aug 2021

Wall mount chimney cooker hood safely to kitchen wall. No air ducting/vent installation necessary as I will be using recirculated air method. Chimney cooker hood will be electriq 90cm curved glass EIQCURV90BLTOUCH. I can be flexible with installation date. Kind regards

Excellent service! I am so pleased 😊. Cooker hood was installed perfectly.. Looks amazing. Bart done an outstanding job. He is very competent and showed attention to detail. Carried out the job efficiently and safely. Will definitely use his services again!

Tv mount and cable hiding through chimney breast

£50

Stone, Kent

18th Jul 2021

Tv to be mounted on a chimney breast and cables to be hidden via holes in the chimney breast and via exit hole from side of chimney breast to electricity socket

Aerial on chimney stack fixed/ removed

£40

Bush Hill Park, Greater London

21st May 2021

Part of the aerial on top of our house has broken off and is hanging loose, making a lot of noise. The aerial sits on top of the chimney stack of our 1930's house, which has a sloped tiled roof. We ideally need someone to come and fix it or remove it. (We're not sure if its connected to anything )

Chimney sweeper

£200

Watford Heath, Hertfordshire

2nd Nov 2020

I have a 1930 victorian terrace, and have 'unveiled' the chimney on GF and 1st floor. We would like to have the chimneys cleaned and install a wood burning stove which i have already bought.