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

Chimney Sweep Day

May 1st – Chimney Sweeps Day

The days surrounding May 1st have long been associated with festivals and celebrations.

May 1, 2024

Chimney Sweep Limerick Tea Towel

Chimney Sweep Limerick Tea Towel

Introducing our limited edition chimney sweep’s ’Limerick Tea Towel’.

April 25, 2024

St. Florian Statue

From Sainthood to Soot

The Surprising Connection between Saints and Chimney Sweeps From sacred saints depicted holding holy relics to soot-covered sweeps and their…

April 11, 2024

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

Fireplace

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