Thatched cottages evoke dreams of fairy tales and days gone by. Once the regular choice of material for homes, thatched roofs are becoming increasingly rare.
Love it or hate it, autumn is almost here. This year, Thursday 22 September is the first day of autumn. With the cosy sweaters, cups of tea and nights by the fire on the way, we’ve created a checklist to make sure your house is ready for the cool darker nights.
A healthy chimney can be the key to a warm and happy winter. While we recommend any works on your chimney, fireplace or stove are carried out by professionals, there are some checks you can do yourself to help alert to any developing faults.
Knowing what makes up your chimney can help you to diagnose issues. Check out our guide to your stove's flue system.
Got Damp? It could be your chimney stack at fault.
The winter is here at last, the nights are long and cold, the leaves are gone and so have the summer visiting birds. However its not so much the birds, but rather, what they left behind that concerns us. Nests pose a problem when we go to start using our fires again at this time … Continue reading Nesty Business