Hi, I am Dave Ford a local chimney sweep based in the St Stephen area of Cornwall – mid way between St Austell, Newquay, Bodmin and Truro.

If you need a local reliable chimney sweep or just some advice around log fires, wood burners etc feel free to give me a ring.

A day off, here spent with Carol (Mrs Ford) and I walking Harley our Springer Spaniel – this is us after walking across Perranporth beach and scaling the climb back up, Harley was doing better than Carol and I!

Power Chimney Sweeping …

Power Chimney Sweeping …

Three log burners (two pictured) and a Rayburn swept in Withiel - all appliances and the rooms (cream carpets and furniture) covered with sheets... Lined flues swept with the Snaplok bullet head and flexible 8mm & 12mm Snaplock rods. Pictures 2 and 3 show the...

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Log Burner – Charlestown

Log Burner – Charlestown

A couple had recently moved into a house in Charlestown with this log burner in situ. I Swept it using Snaplock power sweeping kit - whip head and mole brush. The sweep took over 2 hours and I removed in excess of 100 litres of soot and debris via the sweeps hatch...

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Power Sweeping

Power Sweeping

Power Sweeping is a more effective cleaning process using nylon bristled brushes attached to special rods the power system incorporates the use of a fast spinning motion from a power drill to spin the heads while going up the...

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Birds Nest Removal

Birds Nest Removal

A birds nest being removed from a Victorian Oyster shell fireplace whilst completing a chimney sweep using power sweeping equipment in St Austell. Most people think of a robin’s nest when thinking of a bird’s nest, however the reality of a bird’s nest in a chimney is...

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