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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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Bags of wet logs banned in fight against pollution

Ministers bid to cut most polluting wood and coal burned at home The sale of wet wood and coal for use in home burners could be phased out in England under government proposals. Bags of logs sold in DIY stores, garden centres and petrol stations often contain

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We have just had the hottest day of the year so far and putting the fire on is the last thing on your mind, but don’t forget to have your chimney swept ready for autumn and winter 2018/19. If you have a modern stove with a stainless

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Why Should I have my Newton Abbot Chimney swept in the summer?

Why Should I have my Newton Abbot Chimney swept in the summer? Most people wait until just before the heating season to keep their chimney safe. Here are five great reasons to get the job done now. When the heating season is done, it’s only natural for you

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Are wood burning stoves to be banned?

Are wood burning stoves to be banned? Modern Wood burning stoves that comply with Eco Design 2022, burning dry logs with less than 20% moisture content are the cleanest and most efficient they have ever been. They not have the lowest historical emissions but are burning a

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Why we always smoke test as standard

Why we always smoke test as standard Sometimes we notice that Chimney Sweep companies offer smoke testing as a somewhat optional extra to their service, and this always comes as a surprise to us as we very much consider it an integral part of the work we

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Who is responsible for having the chimney swept in a rental property?

Who is responsible for having the chimney swept in a rental property? The occurrence of chimney fires, especially in the winter months, highlights the importance of ensuring that all chimneys are swept annually by a professional chimney sweep.  However, a chimney’s primary function is to carry dangerous

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