Fire why the fascination? šŸ”„

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A chimney sweep understands wood fire

Hello all and welcome to my blog post. I have been asking myself of late, in this modern world of gas and electricity why in earth do we love our real wood fires so much. Ā I mean compared to other fuel types they are not controllable, as safe or even as efficient. Oh a lest… Read more »

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 Ā 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 »

Santa Maria Maggiore the chimney sweeps festivalĀ 

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If your a chimney sweep from any where in this world you are sure to have heard of Santa Maria Maggiore the world chimney sweeping festival held in Italy in September each year. Where and when? The festival is held each year in the Town of Santa Maria Maggiore in the beautiful valley of Vigezzo… Read more »

CCTV Camera Surveying in Chimneys be in the know

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Master chimney Sweep Daniel Hodgson utilising the Wohler professional chimney camera survey equipment.

Camera Surveys what’s inside the chimney out of sight? Hello In today’s blog you will learn when to use a camera to survey the chimneys interior along with what type of camera for which type of survey, yes there are different types. Survey types look and go see. This is not a survey in a… Read more »

lighting a log fire made easy

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Learn how to light a log fire

The funny thing is that every guy has their own method for lighting fires and that their way is best, I was one of those people too using my trusted teepee method I used in cubscouts, the below method is what I learned in chimbey Sweeping school in Bavaria Germany. Ā The problem with the teepee… Read more »