City smog and smoke control

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The smoke in londons referred to as smog

Hello fellow chimney sweeps and interested consumers. Todays blog is about the smoke control laws  that we must abide by today and a little history too. Everyone has seen the old Sherlock Holmes scenes of old London Town with a passing chimney sweep and a whole lot of fog, well this fog was actually a… Read more »

Why do chimney sweeps wear top hats and why so lucky?

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Lucked wedding chimney sweeper

  Hello all Welcome to today’s blog where you will learn a little history about chimney sweeps and the possible origins of being lucky and wearing a top hat. origin one lucky beginnings The oldest of the stories goes back a very long way to king William of Britain way back in 1087/1100 nearly a… Read more »

A brief History of Clean Sweep

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I would like to introduce my self, my name is Daniel Hodgson and I am the owner of Clean Sweep Chimney Services. It was in the 1950`s that my grandfather decided to become a chimney sweep. He was working in a coal mine just out side of Newcastle on a particularly cold November morning when… Read more »