Average Labour Cost/Price to Fit/Move/Reposition a Flue
To clarify the following prices it is recommended that you read the article in the INFORMATION box below the PRICES…
(These prices are based on a tradesman’s rate of £150.00 per day and a labourer if required at £100.00 per day. This includes the cost of buying and collecting any materials, dumping any waste if necessary and any incidental materials they will need. The minimum price will usually be for a half day)
How Much Does It Cost Fit/Move a New Flue?
These prices are based on an gas engineer's rate of £200 per day and a labourer if required at £100 per day. They include the cost of buying and collecting any materials, dumping any waste if necessary and any incidental materials they will need.
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(The minimum price will usually be for a half day)
These prices assume all new components are necessary.
Reposition a fanned flue to pass through a different adjacent wall.
Labour……£200, materials……….£100, …………..£300.00
An existing open flue travels up through an internal chimney. You want it diverted through the adjacent wall with a steel external flue fitted. This will take 2 men 1.5 days.
Labour………£450, materials………£500, ……………£950.00
The Building Sheriff recommends Peter from gasplumb.com (in West London/Surrey/Middlesex) - he works on The Building Sheriff's own home!
(gas safe no. 529 102)
A Price Guide and Information Sheet on Fitting and Installing a Boiler Flue
I’m wracking my brain cell to work out why a new flue is needed. Maybe the existing one is damaged or has to moved because it’s now in the way of your latest project. Whatever the reason, it is vital it’s done by a qualified heating engineer. If it’s done incorrectly, that “next project” may never get done. Carbon monoxide is pretty unforgiving!
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I’m not going to expand on types of flue…balanced, open, fanned…… the engineers can do that. We cover this in our Boiler Fitting page. I will say however that it might not be possible to move an existing one. Balanced flues for instance, are pretty much designed to go only where they are now!
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