Restoring Fire Places in the Western Province is big as braai rooms in most homes as well as the cold winters make this a job that is done quite regularly.
CAUSES FOR DETERIORATION
Fire places made from steel has a limited lifespan due to excessive heat, sea air and humidity as well as the quality of materials used during manufacturing. These factors cause a deterioration of the metal which ends up rusting away if not treated.
PREPARATION FOR RESTORING FIRE PLACES
It is important that adequate preparation is done in the process of RESTORING fire places that are rusted.
* Firstly the fireplace requires thorough cleaning with an industrial chemical to remove oil etc.
* A high pressure machine can be used for external fire places in order to clean the area thoroughly.
* It needs to be dried off completely for the next phase to be effective.
* The area then needs to be sanded down to ensure that all the rust is removed.
* The area is then cleaned and dried again.
* Lastly a rust treating agent is then applied before a good quality heat resistant paint is used. A mat finish is recommended as it is pleasing on the eye.
* Allow sufficient time for the paint to dry before the next braai / barbeque.
It is important to treat all the various loose components in the similar manner in order to give your fire place a new look. This includes the chains on the sides.
Whirly Bird Ventilators
Whirly Bird Ventilators are ideal for chimneys that are not pulling well. The Whirly Bird Ventilators create a far better draught for the chimneys that do not breathe well.
For lasting results and a guarantee for the job it pays you to contract in specialists to give your fireplace new life. Roof clean will take care of your investment and provide a professional service during your fire place revamp. Roof Clean Eden specialise in Roof Cleaning by means of high pressure cleaners as well as roof painting. We also do handy man work for the entire Eden area including Mosselbay, George Oudsthoorn and Knysna. All work by Roof Clean Eden is supervised for peace of mind. Read more on other services