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Tips and Tricks for Drying Wood Like a Pro

Tips and Tricks for Drying Wood Like a Pro   As a Devon Chimney Sweep, ProSweep are often asked about drying wood and whether it is worth it. I thought I would impart my wisdom in a written form, so please share far and wide!   If

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Moisture meters

There’s nothing more despairing than the sound of firewood ‘hissing’ on a fire. If you hear that, it is a sign that the wood you are trying to burn could have excessive moisture content. Above 30% water content, water bubbles can be noticed escaping from the end

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Are wood burning stoves going to be banned?

With their increasing popularity over recent years, wood burners are fast becoming the must have home trend; even homes without chimneys can get in on the action too. But is there a possible fly in the ointment in the shape of Michael Gove, Secretary of State for

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What is really happening with Wood Burners? The truth behind the headlines.

What is really happening with Wood Burners? The truth behind the headlines. Wood burners are not being banned. You can buy a new wood burner or keep using your old one. New wood burners that are ECO DESIGN 2022 compliant are the cleanest and most efficient they

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Are you worried the government is planning to ban log burners

Are you worried the government is planning to ban log burners and multi-fuel stoves? Don’t be. The Clean Air Strategy, published this week, sets out the government’s plans to educate consumers and introduce measures that will make sure people who already own a stove burn cleaner fuels

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Chimney sweep to keep

Well, for us here at ProSweep the Christmas rush was absolutely manic! The phone was ringing off the hook with people desperate to have their chimneys swept in time for Christmas – of course we worked to the max to try and fit everyone in. We were

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12 days of Christmas Top Tips

Stay safe during the festive period. Follow our 12 days of Christmas Top Tips:     1st day of Christmas Check indoor and outdoor Christmas lights conform to the British Standard. Always use a residual current device (safety device that can save lives by instantly switching off

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Do you burn wood on your stove at home?

  Do you burn wood on your stove at home? Please take your time to read the following short article it could well save you £1000’s Does the door glass on your stove tar or black up frequently? If the answer is yes, you may have a

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5 widely held but false ideas people will tell you about wood-burning stoves

5 widely held but false ideas people will tell you about wood-burning stoves   Lie number 1- I have a multi-fuel stove so I can burn house coal. The fact is: You should only burn smokeless coal on a multi-fuel stove. House coal will create too much

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sweep safe Bovey Tracey chimney sweep

Bovey Tracey Chimney Sweep ProSweep are your very local Bovey Tracey Chimney Sweep (especially as Bovey Tracey is where we are based !) We offer a professional, reliable & friendly chimney sweep service available for both residential & commercial properties throughout Devon including: Bovey Tracey, Chudleigh and surrounding villages,

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