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Neighbour Complaint About Gas Flue

Discussion in 'Home and Garden' started by AndyCr15, May 12, 2019.

  1. Skiddley


    Joined: Aug 1, 2003

    Posts: 3,747

    Agree - shoot the brickie, and the neighbours whilst you're at it. This will make little difference and looks terrible. Totally dependent on wind direction. Are we assuming the gasses will just float out in a straight line? :p

    Side note - why did they even take so much brickwork out anyway, and not just core drill for the flue?!

    Side side note - the periscope's not even vertical, correct?
  2. tom_e

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Dec 26, 2003

    Posts: 26,949

    Location: West mids

    It's replaced an old big flue by the looks of it, we've got similar since they replaced our decades old boiler.
  3. 200sols


    Joined: Jan 14, 2018

    Posts: 4,451

    Location: Hampshire

    Was the brickie blind?
  4. cheesyboy


    Joined: Dec 7, 2012

    Posts: 12,845

    Location: Gloucestershire

    Haha! That's just as bad as before, for the neighbour :D

    I'd definitely rotate the top, otherwise it just looks like you're taking the ****.
  5. Mark A


    Joined: May 19, 2005

    Posts: 18,010

    Location: Lancashire

    No wonder BG charge so much if they have to call in another tradesman just to fill in a few bricks. Most of the plumbers I have come across just fill the bricks in themselves and do a better job of it.
  6. Firestar_3x


    Joined: Mar 11, 2005

    Posts: 30,275

    Location: Leafy Cheshire

    What a mess.
  7. AndyCr15


    Joined: Apr 28, 2011

    Posts: 10,784

    Location: Barnet, London

    Yeah, it was the plumber that did this...
  8. darael


    Joined: Jul 10, 2010

    Posts: 4,417

    Surprised nobody has said this yet, but do your neighbour and brickie have letterboxes? If so, you know where to divert the flue fumes to. ;)
  9. ~Divine~Wind~


    Joined: Jun 14, 2004

    Posts: 15,999

    Location: Newcastle U/T

    LOL, I'm not sure whats worse the periscope or the bricks surely just a small right angle pointing left along the wall would've done?