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The Do’s & Don’ts of Taking Care of Your Chimney This Winter

There’s nothing more idyllic than the thought of spending time with your family eating mince pies and enjoying the festive season huddled to the warmth of a homely log fire.

Sadly, these celebrations can unexpectedly be interrupted by a chimney fire; putting not only your whole house at risk but your lives too. In fact, last […]

December 15th, 2017|Chimney Sweeping|0 Comments

Is chimney sweeping still a viable career option

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 […]

The History of the Chimney Sweep

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 […]

November 9th, 2017|Chimney Sweeping|0 Comments
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