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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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Chimney Sweep Newton Abbot

Have you thought about having your chimney swept in the spring? Most people wait until just before the heating season to book the chimney sweep. Here are five great reasons to book your sweep now. (We can sweep over the Easter holiday whilst you are off work

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What is Creosote?

What is Creosote? In short creosote is essentially a by-product of incomplete combustion: leaving behind deposits of unburned and flammable tar vapours from wood smoke. Creosote is sometimes crusty or flaky in texture, but it can often be sticky or hard. Creosote deposits can be very challenging

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Reasons not to burn your Christmas tree on your fire

Christmas is over and now is the time to pack up the lights and decorations get rid of your tree, returning your home to normal. Whilst you might store all your decorations in the roof or at the back of the garage, what can you do with

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New Year 2018 Newton Abbot Chimney Sweep

Will the New Year bring with it some bitterly cold temperatures in Newton Abbot? Staying warm in this weather does not just involve getting indoors. Once inside, people might retreat under blankets or crank up the central heating thermostat. For others, keeping toasty might involve lighting up

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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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