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Dew Point and  Acid Dew Point

Dew Point and Acid Dew Point

30 March, 2021
We are all aware of condensation when we wake up on an autumn morning and the lawn outside, the bedroom windows or van windscreen is covered in water droplets. We see the same thing when boiling a kettle near...
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CCTV Inspection

CCTV Inspection

01 March, 2021
Thomas Wiggins of Commercial Chimney Sweeping Ltd nr. York shares his thoughts on chimney camera systems. This article first appeared in the Dec 2020 edition of Sweep Stuff magazine. Ignorance most certainly isn’t bliss! Not for us as sweeps...
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Sweep Buddy

Sweep Buddy

02 February, 2021
This article was first published in ‘Sweep Stuff’ magazine – Dec 2020. Guild member David Sudworth, of Mr Soot Chimney Sweep, talks about how shadowing other sweeps is important for Continual Professional Development…  There’s an old saying that ‘once...
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Bees in chimneys

Bees in chimneys

01 February, 2021
Bees nesting in chimneys can be a problem and traditionally an insecticide would be used if they need to be removed.  But it’s possible to remove the whole nest and save the bees. Bee and chimney expert Keith Mitchell...
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CO Flyer – ‘Do you have a Carbon Monoxide alarm?’

CO Flyer – ‘Do you have a Carbon Monoxide alarm?’

31 January, 2021
                        We ask this question most working days. The replies vary – ‘don’t know’, ‘in the kitchen’, or even the occasional ‘it’s in the drawer!’ You may fit...
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