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So: You’ve got your fireplace all set up. You’re ready to burn some logs and give your home that warm and cosy feel as you sit back and listen to the crackle of burning wood – bliss. But wait: You’ve … Readmore

When you have a working chimney within your home that is used on a regular basis, it becomes your responsibility to ensure that it is operated under safe conditions. When a chimney is not regularly inspected and swept, it can … Readmore

Chimneys were once a principal part of the home however due to modern adaptions, not many homes have them installed anymore. Thankfully, a large majority of the buildings within the UK were constructed during the industrial revolution meaning that their … Readmore

With items that are located outside it is not uncommon for the seasonal changes to create a whole range of different issues. Luckily, the team here at Pearson Sweep know exactly what to look for when it comes to your … Readmore

Ignoring the health of your chimney can have disastrous consequences. From chimney fires to harmful poisonous gases, there are an endless list of reasons to ensure that you have your chimney inspected regularly. In this blog, we’re going to go … Readmore

Everybody knows the stereotypical wedding traditional: something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue- however one tradition that the team here at Pearson Sweep recently stumbled upon included hiring an old fashioned chimney sweep to attend your wedding. As … Readmore

In the UK, chimneys and fireplaces can be found inside the majority of the homes as coal fuelled fires were necessary for all aspects of life. With modern technology and the introduction of electricity in the households, chimneys tend to … Readmore

Many of the homes in the UK were built in the 1800’s during the industrial revolution and, back then, having a chimney in your home was considered a necessity. Burning coal was how we kept our homes heated, cooked our … Readmore

As our last blog stated, fireplaces have been used since the 15th Century and they’re still developing today. Here is the second and final part of our two part blog series… 17th Century As much of England’s wood was used … Readmore

Chimneys and fireplaces are no exception when it comes to the myths of an industry. Here at Pearson Sweep, we’re going to be busting the myths that surround your chimney… Myth: A chimney which is unused does not need to … Readmore