HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep Scheme Update

HETAS has opened an additional direct route for applicants to register for its Approved Chimney Sweep scheme. Previously, applicants have been required to be members of one of HETAS’ recognised chimney sweeping associations/organisations as well as needing to attend the appropriate HETAS training course (H003 or H009). The new direct registration route has been set Read More…

Chimney Sweep Approval with HETAS

Chimney Sweep Approval with HETAS HETAS recognises the important role of chimney sweeps in ensuring the safe and effective use of solid fuel appliances. HETAS is intending to open up an additional pathway for applicants to the HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep scheme. Approved Sweeps For many years HETAS has had an Approved Chimney Sweep scheme 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…