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Woodburner first or flooring first?

(8 Posts)
Jiffa Sat 13-Jan-18 22:59:35

Hi all smile

Some advice regarding which order to do this in would be much appreciated!

We want to put wood flooring in the lounge and also install a woodburner with hearth. Is there any particular order you should do this or does it not really matter?

BoneyBackJefferson Sat 13-Jan-18 23:04:48

I would put the hearth in first, then fit the wooden flooring around it

KiaOraAura Sat 13-Jan-18 23:08:07

Wood burner first then flooring.

bouncydog Sun 14-Jan-18 09:35:37

Definitely wood burner and hearth, then redecorate and flooring last of all.

thethoughtfox Sun 14-Jan-18 10:07:33

We just did this and the the stove man recommended flooring first.

BoneyBackJefferson Sun 14-Jan-18 10:30:49

thethoughtfox
We just did this and the the stove man recommended flooring first.

I would be worried about any laid flooring settling.
At least if the heart is in first (and set) you have a firm base to work with and no shifting of pipes over time.

harrietm87 Sun 14-Jan-18 13:51:01

Just had a quote for wood burner today and asked this question. He said definitely do hearth first, then flooring.

AVeryBigHouse Sun 14-Jan-18 14:52:31

We’ve just put a new woodburner and hearth in. The hearth was fitted first then our carpet was cut and relaid.

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