Any home that has an wood burning stove or an open fire that is regularly used in the home will need to have regular chimney sweepings to ensure it is safe and working at maximum efficiency. The question most stove owners will have is ‘how often does the chimney need sweeping?’. There is no set […]
Do I need my chimney swept for home insurance purposes?
At Sooty and Sweep, one of the things we are most frequently asked is whether chimneys have to be swept in order to avoid invalidating home insurance policies. If you’re not sure where you stand when it comes to chimney sweeping and home insurance, read […]
A fireplace is a big investment and as with any investment it needs regular care and maintenance over the years. There are many ways to keep your fireplace in working order and that starts with keeping it as clean as possible. To help you better understand what you can be doing to keep it working […]