Heritage Fire Surround Info

BIGGINS ADJUSTABLE FIRE SURROUND

  • Suitable for open fires, gas fires, or electric fires.
  • Custom made hearths, available to order.
  • Designed for easy installation by the home handyman.
  • Adjustable to a large range of sizes to suit your requirements

HERITAGE

SPECIFICATION

MANTLE  
Max Length 1680mm
Max Width 230mm
Thickness 50mm


FACING  
Max Length 1233mm
Min Length 1020mm
Depth (at Max Lgth) 190mm


LEG PANELS  
Max Height 1075mm
Min Height 920mm
Width 205mm

RECOMMENDED AVERAGE LAYOUT
A = 1070mm B = 1000mm

Hot Coal Type GAS HEATERS
B = 1050mm Minimum

FIXING INSTRUCTIONS

Decide on the size of fire surround required.

From the centre of heater measure out distance A and plumb both marks up with spirit level

Measure up plumb marks distance B from top of skirting board or hearth and level line across.

Measure from skirting to level line and cut legs to length with a hand saw.

Locate framing timbers, mark and pre-drill leg panels to suit screws provided. (Countersink screw heads).

Apply recommended adhesive to the back of leg panels and screw fix to marks on layout.

Mantle may be adjusted for length by cutting approx 45 mm off one end then cut a further piece off to reduce the length, then glue the end back on with the special stopping compound supplied and plaster the joint flush. (Mix small amounts of stopping compound with water to smooth paste).

Glue mantle shelf into position.

Cut surround facing to fit and attach with screws and adhesive provided.

Patch screw holes and junctions etc with stopping compound provided before painting.

RECOMMENDED PAINTING SYSTEM

 

  1. Coat Turps Based Sealer
  2. Coats Turps Based Flat or Semi-Gloss

 

If you have a non-standard installation please ask for our advice.