BeingB New Member. Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by BeingB, Mar 10, 2014. Thread starter Gb908010; Start date Jan 7, 2013; G. Gb908010 Standard Member. So, I need to drill a hole behind the TV. On the chimney there is a hole with one of those covers over it. We are not currently planning on installing a fire but might do later I also need to get someone to install a plug socket for the filter and lights. We don't use the fireplace and it doesn't match everything else. I have a glass fish tank that is 78cm x 43cm that is just disused at the minute. Suitable material for filling chimney cavity. Before I put new skirts on I need to fill this hole up. I was wondering if it would be possible to hollow out a hole in the chimney breast and put the fish tank in. Any ideas what I can replace this with? We have a hole in our chimney breast that gives access to hidden TV wires etc, the actual chimney is blocked up. They come in many different sizes and styles, producing real flames and giving off highly-efficient heat from their frontal glass panels. Its made of out dense block and we've left the appropriate opening for the fire as instructed by our gas fitter. Hi I have just moved house and the previous owners had a tv on a chimney breast and made a hole for the cabling though the breast. At the moment its just full of rubble and stones - whats the most suitable way of covering this before carpets went down - I was told screed and floor leveller might be an option. A hole in the wall gas fire is almost exactly as it sounds – a sleek, easy to install fireplace that slots into a hole in your chimney breast or wall. Technically, a chimney cap is not a sealer but in effect, it does the same job, which is to protect the chimney or some of its parts from water and moisture. Hi, We've recently had a the living room chimney breast reinstated after previous owners ripped it out. It is usually covered by a wall mounted fireplace which I don't like. I know I should use a proper corded drill and core diamond drill bit but all I want to get through the hole is a couple of HDMI leads. But, now that fires are quite often no longer used except for ambiance, the chimney breast seems to be an unwelcome intruder upon the space that could be used for something else. Hi I have had my chimney breasts on the 1st floor removed (already gone downstairs). Jan 7, 2013 #1 Hello fellow members, My TV and centre speaker have been recessed into the chimney breast which is great but it is causing me one issue! Watch, as we build a false chimney breast and fit a new wall mounted electric fire. Filling a hole in a chimney breast. 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