Ideal Fires

Services

 

Chimney Sweep | Wood Burner, Log Burners, Multi fuel Stoves, Fires and Fireplaces

Chimney sweep, Servicing & Maintaining your stove ready for the winter

Ics registered  chimney sweep. So if you need to get your wood burner ready for the forthcoming winter it is really recommended.  You should check your stove for any damage or for worn out stove parts after a cold winter. Wood/log burners come under a lot of stress from the heat and its important that the rope seals are still functioning correctly to ensure a good seal between the glass and the door. Its also worth checking that the baffle plate or fire bricks have not become warped or cracked.

At Ideal Fires we keep stock of ropes, glue's, cleaners and chimney products. We can refurbish stove doors, replace stove glass, re-rope wood burners and replace fire bricks. We can cut flat firebricks to size at our showroom so if you can bring in your old firebrick we can replace with like for like. 

We cover all aspects of the chimney system. From a sweep to a replacement bird guard rain cowl.

  • Clogged chimneys
  • Bird nests removal
  • Fire risks
  • Broken cowls
  • Cowl supply and installations
  • Replacement pots
  • Rain prevention
  • Structural work
  • Excess smoke
  • Smoke test
  • Replacement firebricks for wood/ log burners
  • Discounts offered for multiple sweeps in a property

We know your safety is of upmost importance. A fully operational chimney is a key component to a healthy and safe house and a efficient running wood burner. After every sweep you will be supplied with a Hetas certificate.

So if you need chimney repairs for any reason, please get in touch today and we'll be happy to provide you with the best service.

Recommended frequencies for swept chimney's:

  • Smokeless coal - at least once a year
  • Wood - up to four times a year
  • Bituminous coal - twice a year
  • Oil or gas - once a year

Certifications – Don’t just take the word of the service with regards to their competence. Check for their qualifications. Although there are no regulations that govern chimney sweep services, there are chimney sweep associations that provide certifications. Some of these associations are HETAS (Heating Equipment Testing and Approval Scheme), Gas Safe, NACS (National Association of Chimney Sweeps) ,The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps and institute of chimney sweeps. HETAS decides upon the industry standards with regards to the heating industry. Gas Safe qualifies chimney sweeps to work with gas fireplaces in which carbon monoxide is the primary hazard. The NACS has a Code of Practice and a Code of Conduct that all its members must adhere to strictly. The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps runs professional courses and carries out assessments.

Cost starts at £45 for a sweep, Booking is required. A SWEEP IN TIME SAVES 999

Call us on 01474 248440 to book your chimney sweep....don't delay!