Getting the best from your stove and chimney

Tips and Advice

The professional and regular cleaning of your chimney and servicing of appliances and stoves is of course necessary every year and sometimes more often but you can also help throughout the year and get the best from your stove.  We aim here to build a collection of information that you will find useful in order to achieve this.

A collection of useful tips, advice and information on wood buring, open fires, wood and the rest.  If you have any questions or need any help then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to advise.

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Our Services

  • Chimney Sweeping Service

  • Power Sweeping Services

  • CCTV Chimney Inspections

  • Chimney Repairs

  • Stove Repairs & Servicing

  • Bird Nests, Pots & Cowls

Chimney sweeping, how often?

Its all too easy to forget that your chimney needs regular sweeping by a professional. After all, the inside of the chimney is hidden from sight and so the condition of the flue isn’t visible to the naked eye. When a dusty corner of a home is spotted, a horrified…..


9 steps to the perfect fire

Make the winter nights warmer with the perfect fire, getting it right is easy once you know how, setting up, running, maintaining and use of wood – you can have a great fire, pollution will be minimised, you’ll save money and your chimney will be cleaner and safer….


Useful Tools

These tools will help you get the very best from your stove and your fuel. They can save you money, help keep the chimney cleaner and reduce unnecessary air pollution. They are relatively cheap and easy to use. All are widely available but your local professional….


Redundant Back Boilers

HSE is issuing this safety alert for the attention of individual homeowners, tenants, landlords and the plumbing/heating industry. This is to raise awareness of the potential dangers of lighting a solid fuel fire when a redundant solid fuel back boiler has been…


Glazed Creosote Service

GCP works by rising into the chimney on flue gases and targets wet and sticky tar/creosote deposits by turning it into a fine granular powder so that it will loosen and eventually fall to the bottom of the chimney or can be removed more easily by sweeping…