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Do you have a disused chimney?

Today we attended a customer who was looking at having their old open fire removed. We carried out a power sweep on the flue to ensure all previous debris and soot was removed. We then removed the old corroded bird guard and fitted a cap, this cap is fitted in a way that allows [...]

By | July 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Do you have a birds nest in your chimney?

Today we attended a bird nest removal. The customer had noticed debris and sticks falling through the chimney and called us out. Making sure there were no birds nesting prior to the appointment, we carefully removed the nest nest with our Rodtech Power Sweeping system which made light work of it. Once the nest [...]

By | July 7th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

June 2020 Newsletter

Check out the latest in this months newsletter!

By | June 26th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Bird nest removal

Here we have a new customer wanting to use their open fire. They contacted us and we advised the chimney had to be swept as there was no record of when this was last done in 20 years. We discovered a very old birds nest in the stack and set about removing it. After the [...]

By | June 2nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

We’re Back!

We would like to inform all our customers that Devon Chimney Sweeps is now back to full operational working. With a strong and well developed COVID-19 Operating Procedure we are able to continue attending our customers, existing and new. We ask that all customers read and accept the operating procedure before being booked in. [...]

By | May 22nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

OFTEC Solid Fuel Heating Installations

The team have recently visited Cornwall and attended an OFTEC training centre, and undertaken another qualification in Solid Fuel Installations. This now allows us to carry out installations of all solid fuel appliances and commissioning to building regulations. For your installation inquiries then please call us on 01626 780011.

By | March 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

*For the attention of our customers*

We would like to reassure all of our existing and new customers that at Devon Chimney Sweeps, we are taking actions and precautions regarding the Corona virus. We would not attend any customers if we felt unwell in any way, equally when the office carry out our courtesy reminder calls the day before your booked [...]

By | March 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Cowl Works

This morning we carried out cowl works on a property in the Torbay area. We had these furry friends to keep our spirits up on this wet Monday morning! For more information on our cowl works, check out our Services page on our website.

By | February 24th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Reasons you may need your chimney swept, even if it isn’t used!

Do you need your chimney swept? Below are some frequent questions we have been asked by customers regarding the frequency of their sweep and the importance of getting the chimney swept. 'We haven't used the stove/fire much for the last few years ' Domestic insurance requires solid fuel appliances to be swept and [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

January 2020 Newsletter

Check out this January's newsletter!

By | February 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments