We do a number of different type of cowls. They can be broken down into three categories.
Cowl that protect your chimney – Rain Cowls, Chimney Caps and Bird Guards
Cowls that prevent or help alleviate down draughts-
Cowls to reduce wind noise-
All the cowls listed above with the exception of the bird guard are available in Terracotta and Buff with the exception of the bird Guard.
We can fit any of the cowls listed if you live in the Dublin area, all chimneys must be accessible and no higher than two storeys..
You can now book a Chimney Cowl Fitting online. Choose a day and a time that suits you, you can even pay online if you choose. Or alternatively call us @087 6677202 or 01 6100431.
Advantages of a Chimney Rain Cowl
It will protect your chimney and home from water intrusion and dampness around and down your chimney.
Birds cannot get through a chimney rain cowl, small birds may make it through a chimney bird guard.
All Purpose Anti Downdraught Cowl €99.99 (Price for supply and fit of one cowl, addtional cowls charged @ €50.00)
Highly effective in preventing downdraught
Made from 1.2mm Aluminum and Stainless Steel
Suitable for pot sizes up to 180mm-
Tested to BS715: 1993 and against BSEN 1856
Height 140mm, Width 310mm
Twin wall adaptor plate available in 5", 6", 7" add €14.99 to the price above if you require an adaptor plate for your anti down draught chimney cowl.
Anti down draught cowls are designed to work when the chimney is in use (with a lighting fire), it helps increase updraught when the fire is lighting,it does nothing to reduce down draught, chimney wind noises or chimney breezes or draughts with out a ligting fire.
Chimney Capping Cowl-
Used to cap off unused chimneys, once your chimney is capped your your fire fireplace can no longer be used.
Provides good ventilation which can be adjusted by raising or lowering the arms.
A universal fitting fits all 125mm (5") to 250mm (10") chimney pots.
By using a chimney cap, you are reducing the heat loss from your property, therefore saving you money on your heating bills.
By using a chimney cap, you are helping to protect your chimney against water/dampness ingression as a well protecting your chimney against birds annd other pests.
H Cowl -
Spinning Chimney Cowl -
Stops the wind penetrating the chimney which can cause smoke to escape from the fireplace or other appliance.
Has been tested for many years in the most varied of weather conditions & has proven to be successful in solving all downdraught problems, regardless of wind severity.
Suitable for use with oil, gas & solid fuels. Fits 7 inch (180mm) to 9 inch (230mm) circular chimney pots in ceramic, steel & prefabricated materials. Adapters are available for other sizes.
Smart H Cowl -
Promote positive updraught;
Fits most conventional chimney pots;
Made from Corrosion proof Stainless Steel; Durable Construction; Quick and simple to install;
Prevents Rain ingress.
This cowl fits an 8" (200mm) clay chimney pot. It is not suitable for twin wall flues.
• Universal guard
• Fits most standard chimneys
• Prevents birds nesting and entering chimney
• Includes swing tag
Chimney Control Cowl -
Extremely useful energy & money saving device which allows you to close the chimney at the top pot. Spring mounted cowl with a chain attached. This chain drops down the inside of the chimney to the fireplace. The chain allows you to open & close the chimney. Length of the chain is 33 feet (10 metres); therefore this cowl is suitable for a 3 storey building The overall adjustment between open & closed is approx. 3 ½ inches (9 cm). Through the use of the chain, this allows a number of control positions. The ability to fix the Chimney Control at a number of positions gives you a huge degree of control.