Guarantee on stoves

Not a lot of people know using a unregistered stove fitter to install your multi fuel appliance can invader date your guarantee. Just one manufacturer that will only guarantee your stove if it is installed by a HETAS engineer. Check the person  who is installing your appliance in qualerfied to install the appliance.
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Smoke control areas

Many parts of the UK are smoke control areas where you can’t emit smoke from a chimney unless you’re burning an authorised fuel or using exempt appliances, eg burners or stoves You can be fined up to £1,000 if you break the rules. Find out if you live in a smoke control area Contact your local council to see if you live in a smoke control area. The environmental services department will be able to help you.  
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Installations of wood and multi-fuel stoves

Installations SM Chimney Sweep offer a full installation service, from start to finish, for your wood burning and multi fuel stoves. All our fitters are HETAS  registered. All our engineers work in house, we do not sub-contract any work, so you can have complete confidence in all your requirements undertaken by SM Chimney Sweep as we are fully experienced and specialists in all areas of stove installation. Our services focus on your specific needs and individual requirements together...
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Silent Killer Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no smell or taste. Breathing it in can make you unwell, and it can kill. Carbon monoxide (CO) is sometimes referred to as the "silent killer". Every year in the UK, over 200 people go to hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, which leads to around 40 deaths. Preventing carbon monoxide poisoning It's important to be aware of the dangers and identify any appliances in your house that could potentially leak carbon monoxide. Install a c...
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The symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning

The early symptoms of CO poisoning are usually similar to common ailments such as upset stomach, tiredness and flu. The common symptoms can include: Headaches Breathlessness Nausea and/or vomiting Dizziness or Collapse Chest and/or stomach pains Erratic behaviour and/or Visual problems Actions to take in a CO emergency If you suspect fumes are escaping from your combustion appliance into your home, or your carbon monoxide alarm goes off. Turn the appliance off. O...
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Chimney sweeping prices

Package 1 Chimney swept and a smoke check. £50 Package 2 Sweep and clean the chimney and clean inside the stove. Replace the stove rope on the door, clean glass and polish up the outside of the stove. £150 Package 3 Sweep and clean the pre-cast flue (You would need to have the gas fire removed first, by a Gas Safe Registered engineer) £50 Sweep and clean flue system or chimney and inside of a multi-fuel cooker £50 Sweep twin wall flue system £50 Multi-fuel back boilers £50 ...
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Certificate

Certificate of qualification from the National Association of Chimney Sweeps (NACS) The National Association of Chimney Sweeps (NACS) formed in 1982 as a professional Trade Association, promoting high standards for the sweeping, inspection and maintenance of chimneys. With over 600 Members, the NACS is recommended by all major fuel organisations, including the Solid Fuel Association, HETAS (Heating Equipment Testing & Approval Scheme), and OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association). N...
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Liners

To keep up with maintenance of your liner you should have them swept annually or, if your burning wood, every quarter. At SM Chimney Sweep when we sweep any flue liner, we power sweep them to make sure we clean them to a high standard.
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