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Carbon monoxide alarms

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a very poisonous gas and continuous inhalation may even choke you to death. It is an odorless, invisible, and extremely dangerous gas, which can be given off by the most common appliances in your home. Below are key elements and benefits of having a carbon monoxide alarm: . One of the


Chimney Lining

If you already have an existing chimney, you may need your chimney lining. This basically means lining the inside of your chimney with another chimney – or flue. The integrity of your chimney can be ascertained by performing a smoke test and this in turn will determine whether you need your chimney lined. Having your


Soot – use it on your Garden

Just read this article on www.madaboutgardening.com There are many uses to which soot can be put in the garden which were widely known decades ago, but which have passed out of use lately. The soot that is good to use is from wood fires. Never use oil soot in the garden. Soot is the most


Regular Chimney Sweeping

As the Christmas period is now over but winter continues, your fire has probably had a lot of use. When did you last have the flue swept? Has it been tested for smoke integrity to ensure that no cracks or faults have developed? Are dangerous gases able to escape?You need to protect against blockages, smoke


Winter Chimney Safety and Saving

Clean out chimneys and block unused ones. Not only are unswept chimneys potentially dangerous, increasing the risk of chimney fires, they prevent the efficient burning of fuels. If you burn logs regularly on your open fire, you should have your chimney swept twice a year (nacs.org.uk). Woodburning stoves are more forgiving, but should still be