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The Difference Between Modern and Old Chimney Sweeping

July 2nd, 2018|

When you hear the words ‘chimney sweeper’, the mental picture that pops into most people’s minds is that of Dick Van Dyke’s character in the Disney film, Mary Poppins. However, as we’re now in 2018, things have evolved considerably over the last century or so.
Old Chimney Sweeping Methods
In the days before child labour laws were […]

How often should you have your chimney swept?

May 27th, 2018|

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 […]

How your Chimney affects your Insurance

May 10th, 2018|

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 […]

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