Useful tips and advice to help you get the most our of your wood burner or open fire.

Removing Ash From Wood Burning Fireplace Or Stov

Wood Ash

Wood Ash – What do you do with yours? If you burn wood, you’ll produce some ash. But what is…

November 15, 2023

Death of coal

The Death of Coal

The sale of house coal as a domestic fuel in England came to an end on 1st May 2023.

August 8, 2023

Soot Smell in Your House?

Find out why you might be having this problem in the warmer weather.

June 14, 2023

House Coal Ban In England

Traditional House Coal Ban for England

Centuries of history came to a close on May 1st 2023 as the sale of traditional housecoal was banned for…

April 28, 2023

Log Shortage

‘Perfect storm’ prompts woodburner fuel warning

A ‘perfect storm’ could prompt a shortage of logs for woodburning stoves this winter.

August 5, 2022


Dodgy Data on Woodburners

How The Media & Government Got it SO WRONG Over Woodburner Emissions

May 26, 2022

1st Female Sweep Elected as Director

Emma Roddy is believed to be the first female sweep to take on such a senior role within a chimney…

April 1, 2022

Clearing ash from your fire? NEVER leave ashes in the house

Even a small amount of glowing embers will give off poisonous Carbon Monoxide gas. This gas is harmless outside but,…

March 17, 2022

Make your own firelighters

A quick and simple way to make your own firelighters.

December 11, 2021

‘Bits’ keep falling down my chimney!

Sweeps are often asked about the ‘bits’ that keep falling. It can be annoying cleaning it up. So what’s happening?

September 16, 2021