Log Storage: Building a Log Store for Efficiant Log Storage

There’s nothing more delightful than the roar of an open fire or the glow from a wood-burning stove after a long day or even a short Sunday stroll. Winters were designed for snuggling up and getting all hygge (a Danish term for comfort and joy) when the weather outside is colder than a polar bear’s […]

Sustainable Warmth: Using Wood as a Fuel Source

Wood is a handy fuel source, but is it the most sustainable, eco-friendly source of heat? The answer is yes and also no. Nothing is straightforward when you’re looking at sustainability and planet-friendly methods of heating your home. Let’s start with some facts – unlike coal, oil and natural gas, wood is not a fossil […]

The Lucky Wedding Chimney Sweep Tradition

Traditions are a curious thing; generally, wedding traditions are even more interesting if you think about those well-known British wedding traditions, such as cutting the cake to give to each guest and carrying the bride over the threshold. That’s without mention of the wedding preparation of something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. […]

Is Your Gas Safe Engineer Legit? Here’s How to Find Out!

Gas safety legislation came into play in the UK in October 1998; the act was called the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations (1998). This act combined two earlier rulings (1994 and 1996) into a purposeful act that requires a valid certificate to prove compliance. While the name is not imaginative, the purpose was to […]