Portfolio - Before and After

Headley - Before

Showing open fire in the 70s tile.

Headley - After

Pewter Travertine tiled hearth, deep beam with corbels, Cleanburn Sonderskoven stove, all the building work in relation to this project was produced by The Tinderbox

Ecchinswell - Before

Brick herringbone hearth with rounded brick chamber to a rounded plastered wall to produce a soft edge to the front face wall. Vermont Castings intrepid 2 multi-fuel stove, Custom light oak beam

Ecchinswell - After

Brick herringbone hearth with rounded brick chamber to a rounded plastered wall to produce a soft edge to the front face wall. Vermont Castings intrepid 2 multi-fuel stove, Custom light oak beam

Rotherwick - Before

Large brick fireplace with smaller open fire section

Rotherwick - After

Plastered chamber and painted with new Riven slate hearth and wooden beam, Chesney’s Salisbury 8 series stove.

Hungerford - Before

Stone effect fireplace with an open fire

Hungerford - After

Chesney’s Devonshire limestone surround with black granite hearth and back panel, 16” inset convector gas fire with chrome trim & fret

Wargrave - Before

Pine surround with green and black slate and gas fire

Wargrave - After

Chesney’s Burlington limestone surround with honed slate hearth, back hearth and slip set Stovax Huntingdon 35 multi-fuel stove with clear door

Winchester - Before

70’s tiled surround to an open fire

Winchester - After

Riven slate hearth & back hearth, multi-board chamber to a plastered beaded edge, natural oak facia panel, Westfire Uniq 23 wood-burning stove

Church St - Before

There’s a larger fireplace behind that Electric fire and quarry tiles and no hearth

Church St - After

Dean Forge W5 in Mushroom. Riven slate hearth and back hearth with a Multi-board off white chamber finish. Barlby aged oak surround in medium finish with riven slate slip set.

Agricola way - Before

Conglomerate Marble hearth and back panel, mdf white surround and Jetmaster open fire

Agricola way - After

Honed Black granite hearth and back hearth, enlarged fireplace chamber rendered ready to decorate, Parkray Aspect 5 SIA Eco-design ready. Solid Oak deep beam natural oak finish.

Battle close - Before

Scratched honed slate hearth, small multi-board opening

Battle close - After

Boxed flush riven slate hearth and back hearth (Riven slate will hide the scratches, a good material for a working fireplace) Enlarged the fireplace opening. Deep Blue tiled chamber. Olivia antique white surround. Customers reinstated multi-fuel stove

Baughurst - Before

New build property left with a blank opening

Baughurst - After

Cadiz surround with matching hearth and back hearth with three-piece chamber in Fine Medistone. Gazco Huntingdon 30 - Matt Black, logs, clear door, conventional flue, Nat Gas

Beenham - Before

Freestanding Openfire Jetmaster with canopy

Beennham - After

Quarry tiled hearth. Stovax freestanding Elise Steel 680 Woodburning with Elise 680 Steel Plinth

Burghclere - Before

Yeoman double door inset at the end of it’s working life.. The wooden shelf above the unit would be considered to close to the unit for combustible materiel

Burghclere - After

Angola Black three piece hearth and shelf. The shelf was templated to match the old wooden shelf and then produced in our workshop. Stovax Riva 66 multi-fuel cassette with 3-sided, wide Profile frame

Cold Ash - Before

Brick open fire

Cold Ash - After

Removed the inner brick hearth to lower this level to the front. Install the Ivory Silk hearth and back hearth. Parkray Aspect 4 SIA Eco-design ready. Focuscast standard fascia in a Character mid oak finish

Donnington - Before

Stone and brick Openfire

Donnington - After

Gazco studio 2 glass fronted, Black glass linings, log effect with Expression frame in graphite

Enborne - Before

Brick open fireplace

Enborne - After

Georgian wooden mantle in white. Victorian tiled fireplace, matt black with tiled hood. plant & urn 5-sided tile set and Plant & urn 2 tiled hood set. Honed Granite boxed lipped hearth in three sections

Overton - Before

Open fire with Portland stone hearth and up and over surround

Overton - After

We removed the up and over surround and cut this up to be installed as a new matching back hearth. Then extended the height of the opening to accommodate the new stove. Chilli Penguin Woody Stove in Penguin black

Early Reading - Before

Pine Mantle with Gas fire set in a cast fireplace

Early Reading - After

Jerusalem Stone hearth and back hearth. Rendered opening with rounded front corners. Stovax Stockton 5 woodburning stove. Clovelly Inglebeam in dark oak finish

Wash Common - Before

Brick Fireplace with Gas Jetmaster inset

Wash Common - After

Render the internal opening and plaster the complete front face brickwork. Sand down the beam and re-stain a lighter colour. Flush Riven slate hearth and back hearth. Parkray Aspect 5 woodburning stove

Woolton Hill - Before

No Fireplace Just a flat wall

Woolton Hill - After

Construct a new fireplace chamber with twin wall flue system outside. Flush Riven slate hearth and back hearth. Deep Blue internal chamber with front trim. Parkray Aspect 7 with log plinth. Natural waxed oak deep beam.