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A chimney sweeps job involves proximity and close contact with several new or different customers each day. Some of these people will either have the covid virus, will be elderly or infirm and could be at increased risk from the infection. It is our job as professionals to: 1, Safeguard ourselves and families2, Safeguard our […]

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What on Earth have wood burning stoves got to do with the corona virus you might ask? I’m not talking zombie apocalypse tin hat type stuff, rather a scenario where the utilities were shut down for a few days or maybe a week. Well, with the onset of the corona virus, I have been like […]

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Sweep safe fully endorse the government ban on heavy polluting fuels. None of us like to hear the word ‘ban’ but, there is a genuine problem where significant numbers of solid fuel users are either burning wet wood or indeed burning house coal. There is statistical evidence and substantial data evidencing that these practices pollute […]

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I spoke in other posts of impending changes to our industry, changes that will affect all of us. This blog documents in brief some big changes that we know are forthcoming so that you may better prepare your company for the future. 1, Eco design appliances. What does this mean? Europe and the U.K. set […]

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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 my name is Daniel Hodgson I would like to welcome you to todays educational blog Nowadays with the absence of a physical office or building your website home page is your shop window. In the west end of London and New York, a vast fortune is spent every year dressing shop windows in readiness […]