IMPLICATIONS FOR ALL UK FUEL COSTS We all know the problems of energy supplies from Russia – no need to remind anyone of the consequences of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. We’re well aware that for many of you fuel costs are already a serious problem, but would advise all our customers who have the […]

Price Increases Starting 14 March 2022

It will probably come as no surprise to most of our customers that we’ve been forced to increase our prices from 14 March this year. It’s something we do with reluctance, so we thought it would be helpful to give you some explanation. FUEL COSTS We all know how they’ve shot up over the last […]

Why Buy Kiln Dried Logs?

What makes us different from the rest? 14 good reasons why you should buy kiln dried logs from Ashburton Chimney Sweep We are often asked: “Why buy kiln dried logs?” So here are 14 reasons to consider: All our logs are guaranteed to contain 20% moisture or less All our suppliers are registered with the FSC, […]

Kiln Dried Logs: A Greener Alternative

As winter approaches, pressure on the solid fuel industry to be more environmentally friendly increases. Now’s the time to change those bad burning habits and start using kiln dried logs as a greener alternative! This coming February 2021, the Government is bringing out certain changes to what we’re allowed to burn during cold winter nights. […]

Raffle in Aid of Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton

Fabulous prizes to be won while raising much-needed funds for Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton Today (1 September 2020) we launch a fantastic charity competition which could see one lucky winner staying nice and warm over the winter. This year has been particularly hard for Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton to raise some vital funds […]

Birds’ Nest Removal

The Importance of Birds’ Nest Removal From Chimneys Either In Use Or Disused In the UK, the nesting season runs from the end of February to the start of September – the most common bird which nests in chimneys is the jackdaw. Jackdaws are monogamous, laying an average of four or five eggs which are […]

What Clean Fuels Can I Use in My Stove?

If you have a wood burner or multi-fuel stove there are new rules you need to know about! Under a government scheme, to be rolled out in 2021, owners of wood burners, stoves and open fires in England will no longer be able to burn the most polluting fuels. This is a change first announced […]

Kiln Dried Logs vs Barn Dried

Why we recommend kiln dried logs in Devon How frustrating is it when you’ve spent all that time ordering wood, stacking it as if it was a piece of art and sourcing the perfect kindling? And when the moment comes to have the fire bring your home to life, to sit there for hours getting […]