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Wood soot, a common byproduct of incomplete combustion, is a complex mixture of several constituents. Composed of organic and inorganic compounds, including carbon, ash, and various trace elements, it may seem harmless at first glance. However, these tiny particles can pose significant health risks if handled or cleaned without the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). […]

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Soot part 3. disposal, carriage and bagging up. In the previous two parts of this series we spoke about the dangers of soot, PPE, cleaning and many other things. In today‚Äôs article we will speak briefly about, storage, removal, carriage and disposal of the black stuff. Professional chimney sweeps are generally a conscientious bunch and […]