Get these things in place now and you stand less of a chance of coming unstuck once autumn and winter are underway.
It's best to choose just one fuel, and burn it at the optimum temperature
More and more people are getting 'real' fires installed, but there's a real knowledge gap about how to use them
Questions to ask yourself when looking for the right person to clean your flue
Information on what to burn, how to burn it and why regular sweeping is essential
Everything from flue integrity, ventilation requirements and fuel use need to be considered
It will actually save you a lot of stress, and possibly money...
Don't listen to the alarmist talk, instead learn how to use your appliance!
Older chimneys regularly show signs of ageing, but regular sweeping can help
Service and maintenance is an important part of looking after your stove