How high must a braai chimney be?
2 metres high
A pro-installer will already know your chimney needs to be 2 metres high at the very minimum to correctly draw smoke away. A pro will also remember to use a flue pipe. We have these available in 1-metres lengths. The smooth surface allows for a better smoke draw and will protect your brick or stonework.
Can you build a braai with cement blocks?
Concrete bricks or any regular concrete product made with Portland cement cannot stand up to high temperatures and will disintegrate at the temperatures required by a pizza oven or braai. With excessive heat, cement and mortar between the bricks can crumble.
How far must chimney be above the roof?
At least 1000mm above the adjacent building. In summary in order to satisfy the building regulations if a flue or chimney exits the roof more than 600mm from the ridge of the roof then the horizontal distance from the top of the flue or chimney should be at least 2300mm above the roof or ridge.
How do you fit a braai built in?
THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN INSTALLING A BUILT-IN BRAAI Usually, it will be somewhere in the vicinity of 80cm to a metre. Allow for vents in the enclosure as well as moisture drainage. Leave a space of 2cm to 3cm between the braai and the enclosure. This will ensure proper ventilation for excess heat to escape.
Can you use breeze blocks for a BBQ?
If you’re on the lookout for a new BBQ too take a look at our best BBQ. ‘The BBQ structure was primarily built out of breeze blocks, rendered with cement and then painted,’ says Heather.
How far does a chimney have to be from a wall?
STOVEPIPE PROTECTION: Stovepipe, and chimney connectors, must also be a certain distance from both combustible walls and ceilings. The NFPA calls for an 18″ clearance to combustible walls for single wall stove pipe. Double wall stovepipe is used when you don’t have 18″ or more clearance from combustibles.
Does a chimney have to go straight up?
The straighter the chimney the better it works and at least 80% of the chimney must be vertical. In a factory made system (twin wall flue) there can be a maximum of 4 bends with a 45 degree bend counting as one and a 90 degree bend counting as two.
Do you need plans for a built-in braai?
“I only want a braai on my patio.” you might say. Well these two are both on a patio and both have braais but the one on the left will be minor building work and the one on the right is not. Whatever you construct on your property needs plans, unless it is defined as “minor building work”.
Can you braai indoors?
Winter is upon us, bringing the cold that interferes with our outdoor braais over the weekends. Luckily, Home Fires has the solution with our selection of built-in indoor braai units. With a built-in braai, you can forget about braving the cold weather and enjoy a cosy indoors braai instead.
How to design a perfect braai area?
When it comes to your braai area, don’t be afraid to mix styles and designs like Lithic Fire have done here. A rustic stone braai is surrounded by modern and smooth wooden chairs, while positioned on a smooth wooden deck. Enhanced by the beautiful lighting throughout, this is a flawless combination. 2. Under cover
What to do with your outdoor braai area in South Africa?
From the warmest summer months to the coolest winter evenings, there is just no stopping South Africans from arranging a get-together. And thanks to numerous exterior/ buite braai area ideas, there exists a myriad of different ways to blend your braai area with other exterior spaces like gardens, porches and patios, etc.
Can you make an outdoor braai under cover?
Under cover Even an outdoor braai can be made that much more practical and stylish with an undercover design. In this example, we can see how a gas braai works in harmony with an outdoor dining area, creating a whole new living area under cover in the backyard.
What is the best material for a braai?
When in doubt, opt for a timeless and practical design like this one, which utilises sleek, silver metal. It will make cleaning the braai very easy too! Don’t you love how the metal contrasts beautifully with the raw, red brick wall?