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Chimney Repair in Kerry and Cork Limerick

Chimney Repairs, Chimney Relining, Re-Building

Wild Atlantic Way Construction have extensive experience and solved many chimney problems such as smoke problems and downdraught / updraught issues,chimney cracking and other such complaints. Clients of ours have often been given many different solutions by other chimney repair services or builders, but we were the only company who could solve their problems as we have the knowledge from nearly 20 years experience in this line of business alone. Chimney relining as-well  as offer the following services.

  • The replacement of the chimney capping.
  • Repair or replacement of the lead flashing that provides a seal between the chimney and the roof surface. Failure or cracking of the lead can allow water inside the property.
  • The fitting of smoke cowls which can enhance the draw obtained from the chimney.
  • The re-pointing of brick chimneys.
  • Restoration of old chimneys.
  • Removal of chimney stack and the subsequent making good of the roof.
  • Design and relocation of chimney breast.
  • Enlargement of fire opening.

Chimney Re-lining and lining

At some stage throughout the lifetime of your home, you will have to re-line or install lining in your chimney flue chamber. This is because the traditional clay liners have a maximum lifetime of between 25 to 40 years. The burning of wetter fuels such as turf or damp timber will influence this lifetime, also incidences of fire which can occur at any stage or other influences such as moisture/water intake will influence the life of the clay liners.

Chimney fires / fire hazards.

A damaged or badly constructed chimney flue chamber is a serious fire and a fire safety risk. You and your family are at risk due to noxious fumes, carbon monoxide or fire. A properly functioning flue chamber is essential for optimum burning conditions.

Chimney Construction and Re-Installation

We are a construction company and have had to rebuild chimney’s or knock and re-build as a result of a chimney fire, combination of chimney fires or badly constructed housing standards prior or during building boom.

Stoves, Ranges, Fire Surrounds, Fireplaces

The correct installation of any range or stove is important. We are regularly coming across damage as a result of incorrectly installed stoves and ranges.

Chimney Maintenance and Cleaning

Frequently maintain your chimney as build up of soot and other deposits during the process of burning fuels may leave your chimney open to chimney fires leading to flue liner damage and structural damage to the entire chimney.

House Restoration West Cork

Restoration and Lime Render Plastering

“An Tigin Gra” Ballydevlin, Goleen, Cork

Restoration and Lime Render Plastering Specialists and Traditional Stone Masonry Contractors

Wild Atlantic Way Construction is a company working with Lime Mortars for over 20 years. We have the experience of working with lime mortar. We use Natural Lime’s renders in our mortars, so whether your project is domestic or commercial, we have a package to suit your needs.

With our combined experience of lime mortars together with our extensive masonry training, we offer an unbeatable service which is transferred directly to our work. We sustain consistently high quality mortars using the best ingredients and are always applied following best guidelines. The result of this is high quality finishes.

Repairs to historic wall plasters.

We have been dealing with Conservation Projects. We are able to complete project’s safely and with the highest quality workmanship well within the allocated timeframe and within budget.

Our Services include

External Lime render with choice of finishes

Internal lime plaster with an extensive choice of finishes

Repairs to historic plasters and mouldings

Lime harling/sacrificial coat

Lime wash and pointing

Decorative plaster mouldings internal and external

Traditional stonework with lime mortar

Masonry consolidation and stabilisers
Lime grouting
Lime insulation
Lime flooring
Polished Plastering
Stone repair and indentation work
Stone replacement and hand carving

Our success is based on working in an efficient and safe manner with quality work being our primary goal while working on your bespoke project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roofing in Cork Kerry

Roofing Contractor

Wild Atlantic Way Construction Roofing in Kerry and Cork.

Wild Atlantic Way Construction roofing corkWild Atlantic Way Construction have been roofers for over 20 years. We specialise in re-roofing and natural slate roofing work, tiling and slating of new roofs which include natural slate, fibre cement, concrete and clay tile. We are contractors for lead work for chimneys and valleys, fitting of Velux windows and general roof maintenance. We are specially suited to re-roofing and extensions.

We supply an excellent, quality and reliable roofing service for Ireland. Ensuring your peace of mind a keen and competitive pricing.

Contact us for quotations which will be tailored to your individual budget and roofing requirements. We are happy to provide references on request and a showcase of previous roofing works and testimonials are available on pages as well as examples.

Chimneys Repairs & Rebuilds

Chimney Rebuilds | Chimney Relining

Chimneys Repairs & Rebuilds in Kerry and Cork and Limerick

Chimneys Repairs & RebuildsWild Atlantic Way Construction Roofing Specialists offer chimney reconstruction, block or brick chimney repairs, partial chimney rebuilds, roofing repair and chimney rebuilds, and chimney rebuilds. Cracking, water leaking, element exposure, usage, time, and lack of maintenance can render your chimney structurally weakness, resulting in the need for chimney repairs or chimney rebuild.

At Wild Atlantic Way Construction Roofing we specialise in chimney rebuild include set-up scaffolding, tear down and disposal, as well as reconstruction of your existing chimney.

The most common chimney problems are:

Partial chimney rebuilds: A small chimneys no scaffolding required or only the top few courses of a large chimney.

Roof line up chimney rebuilds: Substantial mortar or brick deterioration will have eliminated the possibility of a chimney restoration job. The structure has to torn down to the flashing area at the roof line, and then the chimney rebuild begins.

Chimney Repair in Kerry and Cork Limerick
Chimney Repairs | Chimney Rebuilds | Chimney Relining

Chimney rebuilds: The blocks and other materials that make up your home are protected by the roof and eaves system. The chimney is above the roof and is exposed to rain, wind, and frost (general Irish weather). Masonry materials deteriorate very quickly when they absorb moisture and are exposed to the elements, causing undue stress, integrity loss and brittle.

We provide a chimney rebuilds service where the chimney is leaning, has severe mortar deterioration or when severe brick or block spalling has occurred from ground level up. In most cases the fireplate, hearth and smoke chamber do not have to be removed.

A chimney crown is the top element of a chimney rebuild and allows maximum protection for the construction beneath by preventing the need for fireplace chimney repairs and chimney rebuilding. It protects the top of the chimney, and hangs over the chimney’s edge usually about 4inches. The mortar used in most chimney crowns is not designed for years of weather without cracking, chipping or deteriorating. The situations that allow water to penetrate the chimney.

We also offer a chimney painting and valley pointing services in all area’s.

Chimney repairs, rebuilds and reconstruction. Whatever the situation, we can help call Wild Atlantic Way Construction Roofing Kerry and Cork and Limerick.

New Roofs Installed Roofing and Guttering

Extension Roof

Does your Extension roof need repair?

It’s important to determine whether the roof is in need of a quick repair or complete replacement. An entire replacement could take up to a week, although a repair may only take a few hours.

Leaky Roofs symptoms are:

  • Mould & mildew growing on the walls
  • Staining of the interior walls
  • Decay & cracking on both inside and outside walls
  • Dark areas on the underneath of the roof or celling

And let’s not forget condensation, not every roof suffers from this problem.

Extension Roof Replacement

In this case a complete replacement, a suitable roofing company would need to find out the content of the roof, although most Extensions built between 1960-1990 contained Asbestos, so it’s important to find out either way, because apart the fact that it will help determine which tools used, it will determine the course Health & Safety precautions that will have to be used.

Extension Roof Repair

A roof repair could be carried out, remember a repair is not a permanent, and if it’s a more serious, then it’s worth getting in touch with a Wild Atlantic Way Construction Roofing.

Below our roofing services. If you require a service, get in touch and we’ll find a way to meet your needs.

Flat Roofing, Guttering & Downpipes, New Roofs, Single Ply Roofing, Roof Repairs and all Leadwork, Fascias and Soffits, Guttering and Downpipes, Chimney Repairs, Single Ply Roofing, Roof Cleaning, Gutter Maintenance, Roof Ventilation, Velux Windows and Loft Conversions Read some of out Roof Repair Testimonials

SEAI_Logo Approved Contractor in Kerry and Cork

SEAI Better Energy for Homes Scheme

What is SEAI and the Better Energy Home Scheme (Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland)

The Better Energy Home (BEH) scheme provides assistance to homeowners of dwellings built before 2006 who are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their home in order to reduce energy use and costs as well as greenhouse gas emissions.

Conservation can reduce polluting emissions, provide employment, and reduce Ireland’s fuel imports bill. Most of our energy currently comes from oil, coal, natural gas and peat.

These resources are not infinite, and if we continue to use them at current rates, they will run out within a few number of generations. The burning of these fuels releases pollutants into the atmosphere, contributing to smog, acid rain and climate change.

European UnionNational Development PlanFor these reasons the organization SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland) has launched a program called Better Energy Home (BEH) scheme funded by the Irish Government under the National Development Plan 2007-2013 with programmes partly financed by the European Union.

It provides grants to homeowners who are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their home in order to reduce energy use and costs as well as greenhouse gas emissions. The scheme is open to all owners of existing houses built before 2006.

These types of measures currently eligible under this scheme are external and internal wall insulation, ceiling level roof insulation, rafter level roof insulation, high efficiency boilers and heating control upgrades.

8/06/2010 there is a need to do also a compulsory After Upgrade Works Building Energy Rating (BER) Certificate when all works are finished. For this service you can also claim €50 grant.

Grants and how much ?
Grants are fixed for each type of measured. Grant approval must be in place before any purchase of materials or commencement of measures undertaken. Grants are paid after the measures are completed and the contractor has been paid by the homeowner. In some cases where the cost of the work (vat inclusive) is less than the fixed grant amount, the actual cost will be reimbursed.