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A Building Control guide to chimney works

Published On Friday 3 September 2021

Adverse weather, heating and cooling, condensation and chemical attacks from fires and appliances are all factors that can severely impact the safety and structure of chimneys. Building control officers often find themselves advising on issues around chimneys, including the removal of chimney stacks.

John Miles, Technical and Business Development Manager, Assent Building Control, talked to Professional builder about the common issues that he sees in chimney works, with detailed information on how best to fix and mitigate these issues, including the criteria that they are checked against.

You can read more in our building control guide to Chimney Works published by Professional Builder Magazine. If you’d like to discuss how Assent can support your building projects in 2022, please get in touch.

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