15 Jul 2023
wood bruning stove

In recent years, there has been growing concern over the impact of wood burning stoves on air quality and public health in the UK. According to a report by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), domestic burning, including wood-burning stoves, contributes to particulate matter (PM) emissions in the UK.     To address […]

02 May 2023
The future of wood burning stoves

As environmentalists continue to debate how to mitigate the effects of climate change, an increased focus on sustainable living and eco-friendly heating solutions has emerged. Wood burning stoves have long been popular for their warmth and rustic charm, but their future has recently been called into question due to concerns over particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions. […]

11 Feb 2021
chimney inspection

New House, Old Chimney? Here’s What to do When You Move in   Congratulations, there’s nothing quite like buying a lovely old home which includes a traditional fireplace or stove.  However, a chimney fire probably isn’t the housewarming ‘gift’ you want. Which is why it pays to have that chimney looked at. ‍ The reason […]

19 Dec 2022

The 39th International Meeting of Chimney Sweeps with chimney sweeps coming from all over the world took place from September 2nd to 5th 2022 in Val Vigezzo, Italy.    What is it?  The International Meeting of Chimney Sweeps is an event full of history that offers a weekend full of activities and entertainment, but also […]

01 Aug 2022
Qualified Chimney sweep

5 Things You Must Check Before Booking a Chimney Sweep   Chimney sweeping is an unregulated industry, but a dangerous chimney is potentially fatal. As your chimney gets older, problems that didn’t exist can start to occur – It’s important that the sweep has enough technical knowledge and experience to identify potential problems early. But […]

04 Jul 2022
British Chimney Sweeps

What Makes Chimney Sweeps Lucky?   In the UK, chimney sweeps have been considered lucky for hundreds of years, and in some places, it’s still believed that they carry luck today. To find out why, we’re sharing some popular beliefs dating back to medieval times and looking more into the history of one of the […]