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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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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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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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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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