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A1 Services Ltd/Wohler UK

A1 Services is the distributor of Wohler products thoughout the UK and Ireland. Woher are a leading industry manufacturer of high quality instruments for chimney testing, inspection and cleaning. We offer full pan and tilt chimney camera systems with integrated digital recording facilities. Vipers effectively clean all types and sizes of flues / chimneys are available in a range of sizes from an 11mm rod that is very rigid, down to a 4.5mm that offers great flexibility to work around acute bends. Follow the link to obtain more information on the full range of products

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AMAC

AMAC design and manufacture chimney cameras in the UK. All our cameras have a 2 year parts and labour warranty.

All our cameras are P.A.T. tested and CE marked. Our cameras range from our black/white ‘Look-See’ to the colour fully recordable ‘Colour Eye’. Each camera fits quickly and easily to your camera rods, or with our ‘Speed Rod’ push rod, you don’t even need chimney rods!

Call us on 01559 371770 or go to our website www.amacengineeringltd.co.uk, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Arada
Arada is a dynamic company at the cutting edge of technological and environmental change within the heating sector. As the UKs leading stove manufacturer, Arada has been at the forefront of innovations in wood burning and multi fuel stoves for several decades. Being a family owned company focusing on design and manufacture, Arada is able to control the whole process from concept design to finished product, ensuring the highest quality at affordable prices. All Arada wood and multi fuel stoves are manufactured in our purpose-built factory in the heart of the Devon countryside. We work closely with carefully selected suppliers to ensure that only the finest raw materials go into our products. All of our staff take great personal pride in their workmanship to guarantee your stove is finely crafted and reliable. Arada stoves exceed the expectations and demands of our customers through continuous improvement and developments in the design and manufacture of wood burning and multi fuel stoves at our state of art factory. In addition to designing and building stoves, Arada supplies carefully selected associated products for installation, usage and maintenance of your stove. Within the UK, Arada manufactures and distributes under the following brands; Aarrow, Hamlet, Stratford and Villager.
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Brewer Cowls

Brewer Cowls have been manufacturing chimney cowls for over 50 years, and are exhibiting a comprehensive range of high quality chimney cowls, bird-guards, chimney cappers, spinning cowls, and other chimney terminals. All products meet or surpass relevant British and European standards or codes of practice.

As specialist suppliers to the fireplace trade, Brewer Cowls has a wealth of experience to help any style of fire or stove function at optimum efficiency. Cowls suitable for gas, oil, wood, solid fuel and multi-fuel systems are all available, normally for next day delivery.

With unrivalled free friendly technical support by expert staff, in addition to their own manufacturing facility, Brewer offers standard and purpose-made chimney cowls to suit practically every type of chimney problem or individual situation.

Whether the chimney is suffering with bird/rain entry, wind and downdraught problems, or is an unused chimney – there is a cowl or terminal to suit.

A beautiful new fireplace, wood-burning stove or kitchen range without a correctly functioning flue or chimney is akin to trying to run a car on flat tyres! Visit the Brewer Cowls stand or our website www.brewercowls.co.uk to find out more. 

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Chimney Draught Stop Ltd

Heat Retention Specialists

Chimney Draught Stop Ltd. launched their patented maintenance free open chimney closure system into the UK market in 2015. This award winning system is desigend to prevent the heat generated from central heating to escape through opemn chimneys, when the fire is not in use.

The company have been successfully serving the Irish Marketplace since 2010 at all levels including the Private Residential, Commercial, Heritage Houses and the Local Authority/Housing Association markets.

Installing the Chimney Draught Stop allows the householder to:

  • easily close off the chimney opening when the fire is not lit.
  • ensures retention of valuable central heating in the room.
  • eliminates the cold draughts crested by the open chimney.
  • achieve savings of up to 25% per annum on annual space heating requirements.
  • easily use the open fire if, or when, they wish.
  • maintain the fireplace as the centrepiece of the room without visually impacting on the room.

The Chimney Draught Stop has been independently certified to comply with all relevant BS standards & Specifications. Once installed, the Chimney Draught Stop is maintenance free.

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Codastar
Codastar web design is the preferred partner for the Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps and its members. We offer highly discounted website and search engine optimisation services to all Guild members. Please contact us directly on info@codastar.com
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Colt Cowls

Colt Cowls have been market leaders in the production of chimney cowls since 1931. Over 4 million Colt Chimney cowls have been sold and installed in that time. For over 80 years the company has been helping to solve people’s chimney problems by supplying the trade with the best quality products available. Today the range is vastly expanded offering a huge range of chimney products. Colt Cowls offers: • FREE NEXT DAY delivery anywhere in mainland UK on all product lines • Expert sales back up from staff with vast experience of selling chimney cowls • By far the most well known name in chimney cowls – easier to sell! • Unrivalled product quality For your FREE 26 page colour Colt Cowls catalogue or to place an order call us NOW on 0870 2411041

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CPL

CPL Distribution can claim over 200 years of service and experience in the solid fuel trade, previously trading as British Fuels Limited, and Charrington’s Solid Fuel. Their core business is the home delivery of a wide range of coal and smokeless fuels, hardwood and softwood logs, and related products such as kindling and firelighters. CPL Distribution is a part of CPL Industries, which encompasses a range of industries, from the manufacturing of market leading smokeless fuels, to gardening, and renewable biomass heating. Its wealth of industry knowledge, combined with enormous manufacturing capabilities and a team of expert staff has helped to position CPL at the forefront of the European solid fuel industry.

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Docherty Chimney Products

Going from strength to strength.

As one of the UK’s largest and oldest established suppliers of chimney and flue products, Docherty Chimney Group continues to expand and will, this year, be exhibiting a wider range of products than ever before.

With a product portfolio that includes Ritevent, SFL, Exodraft and Metaloterm, Docherty also offers a range of beautifully designed, high quality stoves by Danish manufacturer Jydepejsen, as well as providing installer training through Sure Fire Technical Services.

“Docherty succeeds through innovation and development  – and by keeping abreast of the changing needs of our customers’ says Docherty MD, Allister Moorcroft.

“2012 promises to be an exciting year and we look forward to cementing our position as one of theUK’s foremost companies in the field of chimney and flue products”, he added.

For more information telephone 0845 603 1715 or visit www.docherty.co.uk

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Dustcontrol UK Ltd

At Dustcontrol, we are not satisfied with just selling products. We manufacture and customize portable dust extractors and industrial extraction systems with very high levels of filtration to your requirements.

We offer a complete service package, including accessories and spare parts, so you can trust we will be there to assist you as you focus on your core business. Our main goals are to help you achieve an efficient production process, increase productivity, improve product quality and promote a safe working environment. The fact is that everything runs so much more smoothly when you avoid being stopped or disturbed by dust and other pollutants, not to mention the better air quality that is the result of professional dust extraction. In short, Dustcontrol supplies portable machines and stationary extraction systems to help companies all over the world to achieve better results.

Our product range consists of portable dust extractors for industrial and construction use, fixed extraction installations, discharge arrangements and accessories. Dustcontrol supplies a complete range of products and accessories for large and small companies in all types of industries. We also provide expert answers to the question: how can you capture and extract different kinds of particles and pollutants in the best possible way for your business?

www.dustcontrol.co.uk

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Fireplace.co.uk
An online trade magazine for members to view
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Flue Technology

Suppliers of chimney sweeping equipment

Snaplok rods, Creaway , Paint n peel and much more

www.fluetechnology.co.uk    

0330 900 3001

Email - info@fluetechnology.co.uk

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HETAS
HETAS is one of the official body's recognized by government to approve solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services. Its work in approving products covers boilers, cookers, open fires and stoves and room heaters. It also lists in its current Official Guide, factory made chimneys and carbon monoxide detectors and alarms suitable for use with solid fuel
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Landy Vent
After lining with the Eldfast method, you will have a chimney that is leak-proof, very hard-wearing and gives better updraught as a consequence. Eldfast is a ceramic material that does not contain lime or cement and can therefore withstand continuous exposure to extreme temperatures having been rigourously tested by Wimlas and BSRIA to conform to current building regulations and requirements .
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Mick Waumsley Consultant Ltd

Mick Waumsley has been in the Solid Fuel and Biomass industries since leaving school and over the years has had a number of senior posts within British Coal, The Solid Fuel Association, Sure Fire and Docherty.

SERVICES

Quality Inspections & Problem Solving

These services are provided to HETAS and NACE but we can offer the same level of expertise to the homeowner.

Expert Witness Investigations

Where a problem results in a dispute or court action Mick Waumsley Consultant Ltd provide Expert Witness Statements and reports for use in court, everything from a small claims case through to a full Criminal Prosecution. All expert witness reports are provided in accordance with Court Procedural Rule 35 and are written and investigated in a fully independent way.

Heating System Design

This can be a simple wood-burning or multi-fuel stove with boiler through a link system with the stove supplementing a gas or oil boiler through to a full domestic biomass system installation.

Training

Mick and his associates provide HETAS training to a number of HETAS Approved training centers such as Sure Fire Training Services, Windhager and Poujoulat, this service can be made available to other centers if requested.

Consultancy

Mick has worked with a number of organisations and companies providing technical consultancy including Windhager, Wood Energy Solutions, ECO Angus as well as HETAS, BPEC and NACE.

CONTACT DETAILS

Mick Waumsley HNC Mech Eng., MBA, HETAS, FIDHEE

Email – mick@waumsley.org.uk

Telephone – 07976 023005

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Midtec Products
Midtec is dedicated to delivering excellence both in the quality of our product range and in service to our customers. From our manufacturing base in south Wales, we can deliver next day to any part of the United Kingdom or Ireland and are committed to working with our customers to meet their requirements. 0121 748 7670
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NFU
The Pulborough Agency of the NFU Mutual is the recommended supplier of insurance to the Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps. As well as providing insurance cover to your business, van and personal requirements, we can also help you safeguard your business, with pension, protection and investment insurance covers. To help you protect you and your employees, we can offer health and safety services and solutions tailored to your business.
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Panda Press

Panda Press is proud to be a key supplier to the Guild,printing members' certificates and exhibition materials for the Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps. Based in Stone, Staffordshire, the company has been established as a family-run business for 40 years. Panda offers a full design and marketing advisory service as well as litho and digital printing to its client base. The company prides itself on its friendly, jargon-free and professional approach to its customers.

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Rytons Building Products Ltd
Approved stove ventilation from Rytons. Unique draught reducing ventilators, a knowledgeable technical sales team and HETAS Approval are just a few of the reasons why Rytons is the go to ventilation manufacturer for stove installers and retailers. The innovative design of Rytons LookRyt range of core ventilators has taken the industry by storm, with both installers and homeowners appreciating the revolutionary anti-draught properties of the vents. With eight design options available in the 5 LookRyt range, including acoustic, high rise and baffled, there is a vent to suit every stove installation. For low output stoves requiring only minimal ventilation there is Rytons Mini LookRyt AirCore. With a tube just 77mm Dia and an internal grille barely bigger than a light switch, the Mini LookRyt AirCore is perfectly proportioned to satisfy the regulations for many small appliances with minimum impact on the room. For your convenience Rytons provide a free airflow calculation service for woodburning stoves, multi-fuel and biomass appliances. Simply give their friendly technical sales team a few details about the appliance and the age of the property into which it will be installed and they will calculate the equivalent area requirement for you. This saves you time and gives you peace of mind that the figure is accurate and complies with current regulations. This service also extends to open fires which can be a challenging area for ventilation calculations. For further information, to order or find a local stockist call Rytons technical sales office on 01536 511874. Download Rytons Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation brochure free of charge from www.vents.co.uk
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SPECFLUE
Suppliers of high quality flue,chimney and renewable heating products
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Stove Industry Supplies

We're passionate about bringing the best quality products for your stove related needs at competitive prices. We manufacture replacement parts for your stove on site in our Blackpool Site from the best quality materials in the industry.

Fire Bricks - All of our fire bricks are individually cut to order from dupré Micalite vermiculite boards. We consider these the best in the industry.

Sealants and Adhesives - Not just any sealant or adhesive can be used to repair or manufacture solid fuel stoves. We recommend the Minkon FortaFix products for their durability and reliability.

Heat Resistant Glass - We work with one of the leading glass manufacturers in Europe, SCHOTT ROBAX, to bring you HD Stove Glass. A new higher clarity heat resistant glass to bring you a clearer view of your fire.

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Sturdy Vac
Sturdy Vac Engineering Ltd based in Brighton was established by Rodney Fowler eleven years ago after spending most of his working life with Sturtevant Engineering Ltd (Formerly New Welbeck).

Sturdy Vac Engineering Ltd will be exhibiting at The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps and this will be our second visit, a number of sweeps have known Rodney for many years. Rodney is assisted by friend Mr David Moore.

Should you wish to purchase any products from our stand we would be pleased to offer 10% discount and best of all you can take the goods away with you, subject of course to having sufficient stocks available.

Hope you have the chance to come and see us and have a chat with David and Rodney
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Sure Fire

SURE FIRE TECHNICAL SERVICES has established itself as a major supplier of training for the Solid Fuel Industry.

In 2011 the company was brought by The Docherty Chimney Group but still operates in an independent way.

The connection with The Docherty Chimney Group allows us to develop and maintain the high standards of the training centre and our services.

In addition Sure Fire Technical Services work closely with the Guild in its training 

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Trollull

For more than one hundred years, TROLLULL / Oscar Weil has maintained its reputation as an expert for premium quality and innovative steel wool products. At the Guild Exhibition 2013, the company will be presenting the unique and Gold Award Winning “TROLLULL Stove Glass Cleaner” – the first dry cleaning pad for a clear view on all stove glass. For more information, please take a look at www.trollull.co.uk.

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Wakefield Brush
Wakefield Brush is a company that has been established for over 40 years supplying a wide range of top quality handmade chimney sweeping brushes and tools. Also available from Wakefield Brush are a wide range of drain cleaning tools and equipment. Please take a good look at our website and don't hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have.
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Carbon Monoxide BE ALARMED
Carbon Monoxide is a highly poisonous gas that has no colour, taste or smell. It can be produced by any appliances burning gas, wood, oil or coal. Poisoning by Carbon Monoxide can be fatal or cause lasting health damage. Recent research found that nearly one person in thirty surveyed believed that they had suffered from Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
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Chimney Safety Institute of America (US)
The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to chimney and venting system safety.
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ChimneySweeps.org
Chimney Sweep University offers professional chimney sweep training in the United States.
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CO-Awareness

CO-Awareness is a non-profit voluntary organisation, run mainly by those poisoned by Carbon Monoxide (CO) and the other products of combustion, associated with the burning of all fossil fuels. They support those poisoned by CO and the other products of combustion. While trying to raise awareness about the dangers of these toxic chemicals to the general public. medical profession etc. Lynn Griffiths President of CO-Awareness is the founder of the National CO-Awareness Week Campaign.

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COCAA
COCAA: Who are we COCAA stands for the Carbon Monoxide Consumer Awareness Alliance, and it is a group made up of organisations that all have an interest in ensuring the public is aware of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning and how to keep themselves safe.
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CO Gas Safety
We are an independent registered charity with cross party support at the House of Commons and European Parliament.
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ESCHFOE
European Federation of Chimney Sweeps
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HETAS
HETAS is one of the official body's recognized by government to approve solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services. Its work in approving products covers boilers, cookers, open fires and stoves and room heaters. It also lists in its current Official Guide, factory made chimneys and carbon monoxide detectors and alarms suitable for use with solid fuel.
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SOLIFTEC
The public information forum for wood, coal and all forms of domestic solid fuel heating
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The Solid Fuel Association
The Solid Fuel Association is funded by solid fuel producers and distributors and was established to encourage greater awareness of the benefits of domestic solid fuel heating among the general public.
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APICS
If you cannot find a Guild sweep in your area, please try The Association of Professional Independent Chimney SweepS.
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Phil Watson
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