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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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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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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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