Flue System

Paul Dooley practicing one of his old skills of lead work. Many of the old Plumbers who Paul trained under actually referred to themselves as ‘lead burners’ or lead dressers’ rather than Plumbers. The old art is now seeing a revival amongst the Plumbing & Heating trade with the increase in use of vertical flue systems on the modern high efficiency boilers. A lead flashing around where the flue terminal passes through the roof ensures that it is weather tight