Originally Posted by mpnuttall
The coal shoot is actually a grill in the floor outside. I did wonder about trying to cover it with a paving slab, sat on a couple of spacers to let it breath still. That way it would keep direct rainfall out, and hopefully some of the wind too. Do you think that would do much?
That's exactly what i did,engineering bricks laid on thier side so the 6 holes are pointing sideways makes a very good ventilated cover.Motar them together so it's secure coal chutes are a burglars best friend in older houses.