I've an old coal-effect fire. It's the sort that directly replaced a coal
fire - not enclosed and just sits on the hearth. It was already installed
when I moved in about 17 years ago, so I'd guess it's around 20 years old.
I've noticed that the 'coals' are soft and starting to break apart. The
inside is white and looks like its made from very fine fibres. Could it be
Answers to the following questions would be much appreciated:
1 Is there an easy way to find out if it's asbestos?
2 Can I get replacement 'coals'? Any recommended suppliers (I'm in north
I realise I have to have the old 'coals' safely disposed.
Seasonal greeting to all.