Choosing how often to clean your chimney isn’t a difficult thing to do, although it does take a little thought. Each chimney is different and there’s no real rule of thumb to dictate how often it should be cleaned, but the following tips from Chimney Sweep Derby should help. When wood is burned, a substance named creosote forms. Smoky fires caused by a lack of oxygen emit tar vapours which then cool and condense in

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Chimney fires are caused by wood tar and coal soot deposits. When either builds up in any quantity, the risk of a chimney fire is increased. Fire from a wood or coal burning stove heats up these combustible elements, igniting them and causing fire in the flue, which rises and causes damage to your home. You’ll know if you have a chimney fire if you hear a roaring sound coming from the chimney. Large amounts

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Chimney CCTV

There’s all kinds of potential problems for chimneys, especially in old-build houses, and a visual appraisal is often the only way to diagnose them. Years ago, this meant actually knocking holes in the chimney, but these days, technology has caught up. Chimney Sweep Derby offers non-destructive, safe CCTV surveys with state-of-the-art CCTV equipment. In a CCTV survey, a miniature camera is mounted on a flexi-cable, alongside efficient and powerful LED light rigs. This rig is

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After having your chimney flue opened and certified, your wood burning stove installed, and finishing the clean up only a year ago, is it really essential that you have your chimney cleaned? The answer is yes. Chimney Sweep Derby will show you why it’s essential to have an annual chimney clean, even one year after having your stove installed. Reasons to Have Your Chimney Cleaned Preventing Carbon Monoxide Leaks. It’s extremely unlikely that your chimney

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Hello, and welcome to our new site! Chimney Sweep Derby represents the chimney cleaning side of the Green Fire Group. The Green Fire Group is the East Midlands’ premier wood and multi fuel stove specialist, which can provide, install, repair and clean wood burning stoves, chimneys, hearths… we can even deliver fuel! So, whatever you need, call Chimney Sweep Derby today on 01332 229233 or 07889 154 656, or email info@chimney-sweep-derby.co.uk to speak to a

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