12 Apr 2019

The ‘Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps’ hosted their annual trade exhibition and it was a record breaker – more sweeps, more suppliers, more fun! ‍   ‘Herding Sweeps’ – group photo The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps is the UK’s premier ‘not-for-profit’ trade association for professional chimney sweeps. Established more than 25 years ago, the […]

04 Apr 2019

There have been a few attention-grabbing headlines recently “Homes face ban on wood‑burners”. There are NO plans to ban wood-burners.   The Environment Secretary Michael Gove has published a Clean Air Strategy. The new strategy, which is now out for consultation, includes plans for banning the sale of INEFFICIENT stoves and polluting fuels, and putting […]

02 Apr 2019

A fireplace in your house can potentially be very dangerous – but it doesn’t need to be. Below are some general safety tips. ‍ Get your chimney swept regularly by a professional sweep. Don’t use flammable liquids such as petrol or paraffin to light your fire. Do not overload the fire with fuel. Use the […]