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Certificate of Compliance

Certificate of Compliance   Why should my stove be installed by a HETAS installer when my friendly local builder will do the job  cheaper? Customers using a HETAS Registered Installer will be given a HETAS Certificate of Compliance by the installer on the completion of installation work.

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Getting Busy

As your wood burning stove may have not been used for a few months, it is important to make sure that your chimney is swept before you start to use it again to ensure it is free from bird nests or other obstructions. Now is a great

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Checklist for efficient and safe wood burning

 1. Only burn seasoned firewood. Wood should be split and then stored under cover but with good wind access for at least a year. Splits in the end grain are a good sign of well seasoned wood as is the smell of the wood. A moisture meter

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week takes place from 19th to 23rd November this year. For further information please check (Poisoning) under  Home Safety advice topics or visit www.COvictim.org for further information on CO-Awareness Week.

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Lighting your fire for the first time this autumn

We all have to light the fire for the first time each autumn. Here are a few tips to make an easy job of it. Have you had the chimney swept? Yes? Then you can proceed. Put your hand over the throat of the flue, do you feel an

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Why does my stove door glass get dirty?

Wood logs can be very smoky, especially if not entirely dry, raw bituminous coal is very dirty indeed and many ‘smokeless’ fuels produce plenty enough smoke to severely stain stove windows. When using smoky fuels always have the stove’s ‘over-fire’ or ‘airwash’ control (usually a slider above

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Chimney Fire Safety

Keep it clean A clean chimney can help prevent fires and structural damage to your property. Regular cleaning of your chimney or flues will eliminate the build up of soot and clear obstructions such as bird or animal nests, leaves and debris. You will also reduce emissions

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness

Are you Carbon Monoxide Aware? Please read the following article to inform you of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide, many people wrongly think carbonmonoxide poisoning can only occur with a gas boiler. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Checklist Check the colour of the flames in your appliances. If they

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Newton Abbot Chimney Sweep advises on regular chimney sweeping of all your appliances.

Newton Abbot Chimney Sweep advises on regular chimney sweeping of all your appliances. The inevitable build up of soot in any chimney which is in use will restrict the flow smoke out of your home and ultimately will result in smoke entering the room. Smoke contains among

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New Van

Our new van has now been signwritten, you may have seen it whilst we have been sweeping chimneys recently  in Exeter, Torquay or Newton Abbot . So keep your eyes open for the white and blue ProSweep van.

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