Chimney sweeping is still to this day an important part of chimney maintenance and with the majority of UK properties containing a fireplace, it is an ever-booming industry. With it being such a specialised area of work, it requires a certain level of skill and experience which begs the question, what exactly does a chimney […]
Chimney sweeps have been around since 1200 but it was not until the Great Fire of London when buildings regulations were put in place that chimney sweeps were properly used. The regulations meant that the chimney design was altered so that the flue became angular and narrow. This meant the masters were no longer able […]
Chimney maintenance is a household chore that is often overlooked because it is not a visible issue. However, without regular cleaning and maintenance, your chimney can become a danger to your home and your health.
Depending on what type of fuel you burn you will encounter different issues, all of which can be extremely harmful to […]