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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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The ‘State of the Guild’ 2021

The ‘State of the Guild’ 2021

25 January, 2021
The State of the Guild 2021 The Guild has delivered some notable achievements over the last 12 months. Much of  the work is innovative and unique, and the Guild do things for members and the wider sweeping industry that...
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December Sweep Stuff magazine

December Sweep Stuff magazine

19 December, 2020
See the digital edition of Sweep Stuff   
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Delaminating cowl paint blocking chimneys!

Delaminating cowl paint blocking chimneys!

17 December, 2020
URGENT action required, have YOU seen this problem? There is a serious issue with delamination of the paint coating on the inside surface of some cowls and guards, including the sleeve which fits inside the end of the liner....
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Defra ‘Burn Better’ campaign

Defra ‘Burn Better’ campaign

25 November, 2020
The Guild are pleased to see the launch of Defra’s new consumer and trade information on better domestic burning: https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/library/burnbetter/ The Guild has been working with Defra and others, helping to develop good consumer habits around domestic burning. Many...
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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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