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Stove & Fireplace Installations

At Southern Stoves, we offer full installation services for all of our stoves and fireplaces. We work closely with you throughout the installation process to make sure you are satisfied at each step. Each woodburning/multifuel stove or open fire we create is specific to your individual requirements, allowing this new feature to seamlessly fit into your home’s interior. All work is covered by our 1-year guarantee (plus the stove and liner manufactures guarantees).

In addition, we offer repairs and bespoke designs for problematic chimneys, fireplace and flues. With 17 years of trading, we provide a wealth of knowledge on what will work best for each customer. Furthermore, our fully experienced engineers work in house, and are dedicated to completing your project to the highest standards. Our services focus on your specialist needs whilst complying to HETAS and building regulations.

Stove Brands

We can source and fit any stove of your choice. Here is a selection of the quality manufacturers we can supply:

dovre logomorso logocharnwood logo clearview logoheta logohunter logostovax logo

Where to start?

The process starts with a free site survey from our experienced engineer. However, if this is inconvenient for you we can usually quote from photographs.

During our engineer’s visual inspection of the existing fireplace, flue and chimney stack (if present). They will discuss your requirements, advising you what is feasible and then offering you the most cost-effective option

All surveys are followed up with a quotation in writing. You will be advised on the heat kilowatt output required for your stove, based on the size of your room Your choice of stove is also determined by fireplace opening fit (if relevant), your preferably design and your projects’ budget.

Our most usual installation process for an existing fireplace is:

Stage 1

Removal of the existing surround, open up the fireplace to as large as possible. Render to the inside of the fireplace, which can then be painted.

Stage 2

Plastering to the outside of the fireplace, if it is required, as sometimes when a surround is removed it leaves an unsightly wall.

Stage 3

Fit the liner within the flue and install the stove. Usually a new hearth is required and this also gets installed at this stage.

Stage 4

If a beam, shelf or surround is required. This is fitted last.


A beam, shelf or surround can be fitted which are bespoke options and therefore made to order to suit your measurements requirement.

If you are looking for a stove but you do not have a chimney, we can install a twin wall flue system, a bespoke system specifically designed when a chimney is not present.

A hearth is usually required for the stove to sit on and a back panel on the wall behind the stove, for protection.

Our services include:

  • Supply and fit of solid flue and gas liners
  • Supply and fit of woodburning, multifuel stoves and open fire grates
  • Supply and fit of twin wall flue systems
  • Supply and fit of hearths, in a choice of materials
  • Supply and fit of oak beams, made to order
  • Supply and fit of surrounds, made to order and in a choice of colours and materials
  • Supply and fit of spares
  • Supply of accessories and replacement glass
  • Stove servicing and refurbishment
  • Chimney repairs, re-builds and new builds
  • Chimney sweeping
  • Supply of fuel

All works our covered by our 1 years guarantee, plus the stove and liner manufacturers guarantees.

We also offer yearly maintenance packages which include your sweeps, stove service and fuel requirements.

Please Contact us for further information on our Install Process.