Chimney Fire Safety

ProSweep 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

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Chimney Sweeping Time

Chimney Sweeping Time It’s mid August and I’m seeing a very big swing by home owners to getting their chimneys and stoves cleaned, earlier than previous years. Remember we are approved by Devon Trading Standards so you can be confident to have the best chimney clean possible. Call me soon

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Replacing your door seal

Replacing Door seal All air-controlled appliances have a method of reducing random leaks into the firebox so that air only enters the stove through the air control. Virtually all modern wood –burning stoves  use a fire rope around the doors to seal them. Some ash pan doors

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Chimney & log burner safety

Safety advice for chimneys Every year Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service attend hundreds of chimney fires which cost £250,000 a year. You can help us reduce this amount by reading the following safety advice to help you reduce the risk of your chimney catching fire.

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A Simple Wood Burning Guide

A Simple Wood Burning Guide If you have difficulty getting a fire started in your fireplace or if you don’t know how to burn fires that produce the amount of heat you want, this simple guide for wood burning is for you. Improving your wood burning skills

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Devon Fire Service Advice

Safety advice for chimneys Every year Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service attend hundreds of chimney fires which cost over £250,000 a year. ProSweep fully endorse the advice given by Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service below. You can help reduce the amount of chimney fires

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Your Family Safety

This information refers mainly to Solid Fuel Appliances but all Heating Appliances need regular servicing to ensure efficient operation and to meet safety standards Get your chimney swept at least once a year if you are burning solid fuel. If you don’t one of these things will

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ARE YOU DYING TO SAVE MONEY IN DEVON?

DYING TO SAVE MONEY IN DEVON? Many people fail to sweep their chimney or service appliances often enough. Either through neglect, not understanding the necessity or for financial reasons. OF ALL CARBON MONOXIDE DEATHS IN THE UK 32% ARE SOLID FUEL RELATED 37% ARE MAINS GAS RELATED.

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