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Holiday cottage in Devon

Do you own a picture postcard holiday cottgae in Devon with a log burning stove or an open fire? When was the last time you had it inspected or swept by a professional chimney sweep?   Chimney & flues require sweeping and checking regularly to be in

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New Year Chimney Sweep

Start Off the New Year with a Clean and Safe Chimney At ProSweep, we love celebrating the arrival of a new year and the excitement and promises it brings. When you are making your resolutions for this New Year, remember your chimney. HETAS, The Solid Fuel Association

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creosote

Creosote in Your Chimney and Why You Don’t Want It Creosote is another name for tarring inside your chimney, it is a build-up of a sticky substance that is not only smelly but is also an extremely combustible material. Creosote begins to build-up when the gasses that

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Back to school

You have had the August bank holiday, you have been back to school shopping for the kids and the new school year. Its now time to book your chimney sweep with ProSweep, Devons best chimney sweep as rated by Devon Trading Standards Buy With Confidence. What are

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Make it clean

Make it a Clean Sweep this Summer Are you off work during the school summer holidays? why not have your chimney swept now rather than wait till you need to use it in the autumn. ProSweep offer time chimney sweep appointments so you will not need to

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Ten comandments of using your stove

1)Burn Wood only 2) Burn dry wood only 3) Burn dry untreated wood only 4) Burn with enough air so plenty of bright orange flames 5) Don’t slumber burn overnight 6) Sweep regularly 7) Install a correctly sized appliance, don’t oversize resulting in having to slumber to

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Buy With Confidence Chimney Sweep

Buy With Confidence Chimney Sweep At ProSweep we are a professional chimney sweep, who are members of Buy With Confidence and monitored by Devon Trading Standards. We are trained specialist in SnapLok “Power Sweeping” as well as traditional brush chimney sweeping, so you can be sure we

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Why sweep my chimney / liner in the spring?

Why sweep my chimney / liner in the spring? Deterioration of masonry and corrosion of liners Leaving the residue from the heating season in your chimney flue actually wears out your masonry faster and increases the likelihood that you’ll need costly repairs.  Soot and water make acids

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Tips on burning wood safely & efficiently

Only burn firewood and kindling. builders scraps, painted, treated or any varnished wood releases chemicals into air and is not very healthy to inhale in your home. Only burn dry, seasoned wood, logs that have been split, stacked, and dried for at least 12 months. If possible

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