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#SweepSafe - Get Swept in the Summer

Getting your fireplace or stove swept may be the last thing on your mind. But this a gentle reminder that now is the time to get any open fireplace or wood burner done to avoid soot falls in your living room and blocked stove pipes. Don’t leave it to luck - call the professionals. #StaySafeGetSwept @SweepSafeUK #chimneysweep #lookforthelogo #hetas #steampunk #sweepsmartsummer


Spring Clean Your Chimney

Spring has finally sprung - so as the wood burning season comes to an end, it's important to get a clean sweep from The Chimney Doctor for your wood burning stove or open fire. Call Andy on 01280 847 414 / 07973616261 or if you prefer email - it's always best to get swept at the end of the season rather than leave it until the autumn.


Time To Get Your Wood Burning Stove Swept

 

Now is the best time to get your wood burning stove or multi-fuel stove swept. The acidic soot will absorb moisture if left over the summer and cause corrosion of the stove interior and in particular will corrode the stainless steel liner if you have one.

Also, "soot-falls" - typically in late summer / early autumn - drop into the interior of the stove and onto the baffle plate. This further increases corrosion and can cause blockages resulting in smoking and increases the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if you light up having forgotten to get...


Spring / Summer End of Season Sweeping

 

Now is the best time of year to get your chimney swept. If you have an open fire, sweeping means you avoid a soot-fall into the hearth when the late summer thunderstorms tip the balance and drop the soot that has been absorbing moisture all summer down your cool chimney. Also, you'll avoid those very unpleasant sooty / tarry smells that happen when it's warmer outside then inside and your chimney starts to draw down into your property rather than up and out.

If you have a wood burning or multi-fuel stove with a stainless steel...