Ignoring your chimney doesn’t stack up What can be more comforting on a dark, winter’s evening than snuggling up in front of a cosy fire and watching those mesmerising flames? If you’ve been prudent and kept your chimney well maintained then you can rest assured that you’ve considerably lessened the risk of any problems, but… Read More »
Should your flue be in a poor state of repair there are many chimney lining options to consider. The ideal flue is the correct size for the appliance, well insulated and robust. Sometimes, however, there are limits created by the existing structure. Typically, there is a flue that has served an open fire that is… Read More »
The ins and outs of choosing a wood burning stove You’ve seen them in other people’s houses or looked at pictures in home design magazines and now you’re seriously considering a wood burning stove for your home. With so much choice and practical considerations to think about, which you’re probably unsure of, just how do… Read More »
It is silent and invisible, it has no scent nor taste and, worst of all it is deadly. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that kills and it could creep into your home with awful consequences. Government statistics tell us that around 4,000 people go to accident and emergency departments, 200 people are hospitalised and… Read More »
At Billing Chimneys we will only recommend the Schiedel Isokern pumice lining system in thatched properties. There are two theories regarding the cause of chimney fires and the pumice system deals with both scenarios much better than other flue lining systems. A recent study by Burgoynes loss adjusters came to the conclusion that most chimney… Read More »
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