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Sweeping at Altitude

Sweeping at Altitude

15 June, 2021
Chimney sweeping is a job that can take you to unusual places and it can be shaped around our lives. Guild member Ross Venning tells the story of his journey to become a sweep and the new and unexpected...
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Sweep Stuff magazine featured on popular TV panel show.

Sweep Stuff magazine featured on popular TV panel show.

11 May, 2021
                  Sweep Stuff magazine has just been featured as the ‘guest publication’ on BBC satirical panel show, Have I Got News For You. You can find the section about 39mins 20...
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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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What our members say…

Nick Rance

In 2013 I decided to enter the chimney sweeping industry and paid to train as a sweep. After a couple of days training in a classroom I was given a certificate, sold some dodgy tools and wished the best of luck in my new career. I discovered after a couple of years trading as an […]

Nick Rance (Rance and Broom Chimney sweeping)
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