12 Apr 2022

The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps is the UK’s premier trade association for professional chimney sweeps. It was established over 25 years ago with training, standards, and member co-operation at its heart.   The Guild’s purpose All members of The Guild are well-trained, with many being experts. The purpose of The Guild of Master Chimney […]

18 Mar 2022

Fireplaces provide warmth and add character to your home, so they’re often considered to be one of the favourite features of people’s properties. But have you ever wondered whether all your fireplaces are connected to the same chimney?  When it comes to the chimney structure, it’s a bit more complicated than you may think.   What’s […]

25 Feb 2022
Gas Fire London

If you have a wood or coal fire, you’re probably already aware that your fireplace will need some maintenance. However, if you have a gas fire, you may be wondering whether your gas fire needs chimney sweeping.   Keeping the chimney passage clear If you have a gas fireplace with a chimney or flue, then […]

07 Feb 2022
Chimney sweep city of london

Today, we’re going to be talking about smoke control areas and the importance of burning the correct fuel. It’s important that you’re aware of which fuels you can and can’t use, otherwise you could face a hefty fine of up to £1,000 for breaking the rules. Many parts of the UK are smoke control areas. […]

07 Feb 2022
Smoking Chimney Black

The chimney may be a treasured asset in your home, but they do come with risks. Purchasing a home with a chimney is large responsibility (although totally worth it) as they require you to have critical safety measures in place. A chimney fire can cause devastating damage and life-threatening injuries, so it’s important that you […]

13 Jul 2021

Is Your Chimney Tall Enough for a Fire?   There are so many factors that make a chimney work effectively, but there are two, in particular, that stands out: temperature difference and pressure difference.   In this blog, we’re going to look at the latter and reveal how it’s impacted by the height of your […]