Repairing chimney flashing
Repairing a chimney flashing be a challenging job but if you choose to carry out the work yourself there are a number of tips you should take into account. If done correctly, it can be a relatively quick process and you should be able to save money without having to pay out for […]
Repairing chimney flashing
Flue liners are an integral part of any chimney, not only do they ensure that your fireplace works safely and efficiently, they also increase the life of your chimney. With that in mind, when picking out a flue liner you will find that there are two types to choose from, the 316 and the 904.
When it comes to wood burning stoves, there are a variety of flue liners to choose from and as with any important purchase, it can be difficult to know which is best. Any chimney specialist will advise you that buying a flexible flue liner is the best choice for any wood burning stove. They are […]
Keeping up with your chimney maintenance is extremely important to ensure the safety of you and your home. Whilst a lot of maintenance needs to be carried out by a professional chimney sweep to remove blockages and check for the build-up of tar and creosote there are some checks you can do yourself. To help […]
Fireplace maintenance is extremely important in ensuring the safety of not only your home but more importantly its occupants. It is not a job that simply requires cleaning up the ashes and keeping it fuelled. When it comes to your chimney and fireplace there are a number of strict dos and don’ts for keeping it […]
The purpose of chimney flashing is to create a waterproof barrier between the front, back and sides of the roof structure. When you begin to notice leaks around your chimney or stains on your ceiling from moisture it may be time to replace the flashing.
All the materials you will need for this job can be […]
Most homes in the UK have a chimney and fireplace that are regularly used throughout the winter months. However, most people would not think to check if their chimney is lined and insulated sufficiently unaware of the potential risk. Here we detail why it is important that you line your chimney, especially if it is […]
Chimney sweeping is a job that needs carrying out in any home with a regularly used fire place but often it’s a job people know nothing about. Here we will seek to address the three most frequently asked questions when it comes to sweeping chimneys
The most popular question people ask is why do I need […]
At this time of year, we all crave the comforting effect of a real fire to curl up in front of, but many of us will hit a major snag. What if your house doesn’t have a chimney?
Construction and environmental trends mean most modern houses don’t have an open hearth or an inbuilt chimney. So […]
Flexible Flue Liners
Advice From A Reputable London Chimney Sweep
Flexible flue liners are increasingly becoming one of the best alternatives to the classic rigid liners. As opposed to terracotta liners, flexible liners are made of corrugated stainless steel which are able to expand and contract dependent on the temperature from the stove and chimney.
Often with […]