07 May 2020
stuck child sweep

The Industrial Revolution, marked by technological advancements and increased urbanisation, brought about a reliance on coal as the primary fuel for domestic heating. In bustling, overcrowded cities, the resulting foggy smoke from chimney fires became a ubiquitous sight. Amidst this era emerged the indispensable figure of the chimney sweep, tasked with averting potentially catastrophic home […]

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 […]