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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

Carbon monoxide is an odourless and colourless gas that claims the lives of just under 100 people every year. These are lives that can be spared if we all know how to recognise the signs, symptoms and safety measures necessary … 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

Having a working chimney comes with a lot of responsibility and most of the time, people to do not understand how much work is required. Here at Pearson Sweep, we’ve put together this step by step guide to ensure that … Readmore

Many homeowners who have a chimney inside their property are vaguely unaware of the necessities when it comes to having your chimney swept and this leads to many questions. Here are the frequently asked questions regarding chimney sweeping… Why do … Readmore

When it comes to the new year, many people, alas the majority of people, make a new year’s resolution to improve a part of their lives. From new exercise regimes to original eating plans, people go crazy trying to set a new … 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

Fireplaces are very common in homes which date very far back in the United Kingdom. This is because they were a very popular addition to the home and were used for many household tasks, including a source of heat and … Readmore

As beautiful as they look, fireplaces can be very dangerous if the correct safety precautions are not put in place. One important precaution is the use of a fireplace screen. These act as a shield between the people within a … Readmore