Sweep Safe Signs Up

Sweep Safe Signs Up For a number of years HETAS has recognised three chimney sweeping associations as a route for chimney sweeps to become HETAS Approved. In June we formally welcomed a fourth association as Sweep Safe signs up with HETAS. HETAS has a long standing relationship with three chimney sweep associations, APICS, Guild of Read More…

Chimney Safety Group

Chimney Safety Group Formed Organisations responsible for the safety and maintenance of chimneys and flues have come together to form a Chimney Safety Group to promote and offer solutions to chimney related problems in the UK. HETAS (Heating Equipment Testing & Approvals Scheme) is joining forces with APICS (Association of Professional and Independent Chimney Sweeps), Read More…

When should I get my chimney swept?

When should I get my chimney swept? Once again this year, HETAS was proud to support Chimney Fire Safety week which took place from 4th-10th September. Whilst there was a reduction in nationwide chimney fires, there were still over 5,000 avoidable chimney fires in England and Wales – April 2016 to March 2017. Our team Read More…

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017 It has been confirmed that the Fire Kills Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017 will be taking place from the 4th to the 10th September. There are over 5,500 chimney fires in England, Wales and Scotland, HETAS is once again supporting the campaign to raise awareness amongst consumers of the importance Read More…

HETAS Approved Chimney Sweeps Directory

Chimney Sweeps Directory At the end of October HETAS launched its new HETAS Approved Chimney Sweeps Directory and we have sent copies to our approved Sweeps and Retailers as well as Local Authorities, Fire & Rescue Services, Housing Associations and homeowners. Working with our three recognised chimney sweeping associations, The Association of Professional Independent Chimney Read More…