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Technical Update: Soot (Part 2) Welcome to part two of our three part article on soot. In this blog we talk about different types of soot, fuel types and cleaning methods. Chimney sweeps generally classify soot by the fuel type that it was formed by when it was combusted. There are a few general rules; […]

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Technical update number 4. Soot (part one) What is soot? We all know it’s a black powder but few know what constituents make up the compound that we clean daily from the chimneys that we work on. Soot is a by-product of the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. It is black because it contains carbon particles […]

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Hello fellow chimney sweeps, installers and industry professionals Today’s blog subject is the importance of the HETAS Approved chimney sweeping scheme and what it brings to both sweeps and the UK industry as a whole. Sweep Safe has recently become approved by HETAS as a route for their chimney sweep scheme approval and we decided […]