Average Labour Cost/Price to Rebuild a Chimney





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)



Cost to Rebuild a Chimney Stack

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We assume the following…

There are no conservatories, or other impediments to scaffolding erection. That all chimneys are average size (whatever that is) with no aerial and that if rebuilding, 90% the bricks and all the original pots can be reused. That pointing is done correctly. That “party chimneys” are
all being done and that no tiles/slates are broken during the process


Job 1
To rebuild the corbelled “top” of an eaves chimney will take 2 men 2.5 days.
Scaffolding & materials £450 Labour £650
£1100.00


Job 2
To rebuild it all will take 2 men 4 days £1500.00


Job 3
To rebuild the top of a ridge chimney will take 2 men 2.5 days
Scaffolding & materials £875, Labour £650
£1525.00

Job 4

To rebuild it all will take 2 men 4 days
£1900.00


Job 5
To remove, temporarily resite and return an aerial on completion,
done by an aerial fitter (from the scaffolding) could cost you an extra..
£150.00


Job 6
To return when the scaffolding has gone and replace broken tiles/slates
could cost anywhere between £50-£200.00







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Chimney Rebuild



information

We usually ramble on a bit to introduce a subject, however, some time ago we wrote a rather comprehensive article on chimneys. It‘s positively packed with fascinating facts, several of which are relevant to pointing. You might even find the others of passing interest. If you're 17 years old and looking for some "first date" conversation pointers, we'd recommend you shy away from "flaunching" and "back gutters".






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