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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

Regular chimney maintenance – how often and what you need to know?

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 […]

October 31st, 2017|Chimney Sweeping|0 Comments

What to look for in a chimney inspection

Chimney maintenance is a crucial part of being a homeowner, not only can a dysfunctional chimney put your property at risk but also the lives of its occupants. Most specialists would recommend yearly chimney sweepings, particularly if it is regularly used during the colder months. As a homeowner, you can begin this process by inspecting […]

October 5th, 2017|Chimney Sweeping|0 Comments
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