Useful tips and advice to help you get the most our of your wood burner or open fire.
Soot Smell in Your House?
Find out why you might be having this problem in the warmer weather.
June 14, 2023
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
‘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
A penny a day to save a life? Carbon Monoxide Awareness.
Properly maintained fires and chimneys are very safe but a Carbon Monoxide alarm is there to warn you if something…
November 21, 2020
Can my chimney sweep visit during a lockdown?
We all need people to visit our homes to carry out essential repair and maintenance work. It’s no surprise that…
August 27, 2020
Amazing Natural Firelighter
Getting your fire up to temperature quickly reduces unnecessary pollution and it’s also rather satisfying.
February 18, 2020
Can I burn sawdust? No, and Yes
If you try to burn sawdust on your stove or open fire you’ll be disappointed. It will tend to smother…
November 21, 2019
Your AGA / Rayburn flue definitely needs sweeping
You MUST have your AGA or Rayburn cooker flue swept if they run on oil or gas or solid fuel.…
September 10, 2019
All about Chimney Fires
The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps supports national Chimney Fire Safety Week, 30th Aug to 6th Sept 2021.
August 29, 2019
How to light a perfect barbecue – tips
NOTHING beats a perfect barbecue at this time of year when the Sun is shining and everyone is having a…
July 15, 2019