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Flue lining and what you need to know

September 28th, 2017|

Whilst UK building regulations regarding chimneys are generally very strict to ensure the property is safe they do not insist that you fit a chimney liner. That being said, it is very rare that you will come across a chimney sweep or installation specialist that would not recommend having a flue liner installed. There are […]

Choosing the correct chimney liner

September 7th, 2017|

Part of ensuring that your chimney is functional and safe is regularly checking that your flue liner is in good condition. If it shows any signs of deterioration whether it be cracks, water damage or missing mortar it is time for you to look into replacing it. What most home owners are not aware of […]

Chimney repair – getting the right company for the job

August 25th, 2017|

Once you’ve concluded that your chimney is in need of repair the need step is for you to find a company to carry out this work. Seemingly a simple task, but it only takes one wrong choice of company for you to put your property and yourself at risk. Here we help you understand what […]

Chimney flashing repair – top tips

August 18th, 2017|

Repairing chimney flashing
Repairing a chimney flashing be a challenging job but if you choose to carry out the work yourself there are a number of tips you should take into account. If done correctly, it can be a relatively quick process and you should be able to save money without having to pay out for […]

Flue Liner Grades

July 19th, 2017|

Flue liners are an integral part of any chimney, not only do they ensure that your fireplace works safely and efficiently, they also increase the life of your chimney. With that in mind, when picking out a flue liner you will find that there are two types to choose from, the 316 and the 904.
The […]

Best Flue liner for wood burning stove

June 29th, 2017|

When it comes to wood burning stoves, there are a variety of flue liners to choose from and as with any important purchase, it can be difficult to know which is best. Any chimney specialist will advise you that buying a flexible flue liner is the best choice for any wood burning stove. They are […]

How to inspect a fireplace chimney

June 14th, 2017|

Keeping up with your chimney maintenance is extremely important to ensure the safety of you and your home. Whilst a lot of maintenance needs to be carried out by a professional chimney sweep to remove blockages and check for the build-up of tar and creosote there are some checks you can do yourself. To help […]

Fireplace Maintenance

May 31st, 2017|

Fireplace maintenance is extremely important in ensuring the safety of not only your home but more importantly its occupants. It is not a job that simply requires cleaning up the ashes and keeping it fuelled. When it comes to your chimney and fireplace there are a number of strict dos and don’ts for keeping it […]

Chimney flashing – a how to guide

May 18th, 2017|

The purpose of chimney flashing is to create a waterproof barrier between the front, back and sides of the roof structure. When you begin to notice leaks around your chimney or stains on your ceiling from moisture it may be time to replace the flashing.

All the materials you will need for this job can be […]

Reasons to Get Chimney Flue Lining For Your Home

April 13th, 2017|

Most homes in the UK have a chimney and fireplace that are regularly used throughout the winter months. However, most people would not think to check if their chimney is lined and insulated sufficiently unaware of the potential risk. Here we detail why it is important that you line your chimney, especially if it is […]