Safety advice for holiday properties

With lockdown measures easing across the UK, we want to ensure holiday properties with wood-burning or multifuel stoves are ready for visitors. As the solid fuel safety organisation, we are advising that appliances are checked, and chimneys swept before guests arrive this year. Safety measures We recommend you have your chimney swept at least twice Read More…

Top tips to get the most from your appliance

Find a brief overview of our top tips and click through to the full articles: Lighting a fire Lighting a fire can sometimes be difficult and there are countless guides on the internet. We have pulled together the best guidance available so you can get it right first time. Different manufacturers have varying lighting techniques Read More…

Decorating your fireplace

A festive reminder There’ll be much mistletoeing and hearts will be glowing, although after a rather strange year, there may not be parties for hosting and marshmallows for toasting! Can you tell that we have started playing Christmas tunes?  It’s that time of the year where you will be getting ready to deck the halls 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…