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T.E. Toomey Co. Inc. - Distributor of Plastic Pipe, Flue Linings, Manhole Protective Covers and more...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T.E. Toomey Co. Inc. - Distributor of Plastic Pipe, Flue Linings, Manhole Protective Covers and more...Clay Chimney pots are crafted from carefully selected local clays. Skilled craftsmen bring the clay to life in classic designs, produced individually in limited quantities. The products are hand-rubbed and sculpted, resulting in beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces that provide decades of enjoyment, all the while increasing in value.
 

Superior Clay. Where the products we make are hand crafted with a passionate attention to detail. And the service and support we provide is what you might expect from a trusted friend. Superior Clay is where the products are hand crafted with a passionate attention to detail. And the service and support we provide is what you might expect from a trusted friend.

 



Herringbone FireboxesHerringbone Fireboxes

The distinctive Herringbone pattern fireboxes that adorn palaces and castles throughout Europe are available pre-panelized for Superior Clay Rumford Fireplaces. Real firebricks available in a variety of colors, are laid in the Herringbone pattern and bonded to reinforced concrete forming a 5-inch thick panel. The Herringbone panels are installed by the mason during construction of the fireplace to create a beautiful focal point for any room.

Herringbone FireboxesSuperior Clay Herringbone pattern fireboxes can be customized by choosing the size of exposed firebrick face by selecting the color or blending of colors or by creating your own variation of patterns. The exposed firebrick face most commonly used is 1.25 x 9, which creates a thin, elegant coursing with lots of joints.

The 2.5 x 9 or 4.5 x 9 faces offers a bold and less busy appearance. The firebox floor, or hearth, can either be installed by the mason prior to the installation of the Superior Clay pre-panelized Herringbone walls or ordered separately from Superior Clay in the Herringbone pattern.

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Clay Chimney Pots Clay Chimney Pots

Whether you aspire to recreate the feel of the Victorian era or want to finish your chimney with the clean, simple lines of a classic chimney pot, Superior Clay can help. With more than 60 standard styles to choose from, and a variety of ways to customize your chimney pot, Clay Chimney Pots - Diamondwe can help you find the look that's just right for your home.

In order to select a chimney pot that will function properly, it is important to consider the top opening in relation to the fireplace opening, and the base dimension of the chimney pot in relation to the flue it is covering. The top opening of the pot should be in ratio to the fireplace Clay Chimney Pots - Round opening. The chimney pot opening is often smaller than the effective area of tge flue liner in order to reduce the effect of wind on the draft. Flue area is typically about 1/10 the fireplace opening area for square flues and about 1/12 for round flues. For chimney pots, this ratio is often reduced to 1/15 - 1/20. The base inside dimension should be nearly as large as or larger than the largest dimension of the flue the pot is being installed on. The chimney pot should not impinge on the effective area by more than 3/4 of an inch.

Clay Chimney Pots -WindsorMany other factors, such as fireplace chimney construction and house air pressure can affect proper chimney operation.

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