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Sweep Safe Member ID ss171 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? I started with a fire installation company in 2008 and then over the years my interest grew in the industry. I took a real interest in how chimneys work and the up-keep/maintenance of […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 203 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? The recession hit and my work as a demolition supervisor ended; twice! My wife kept saying there are no chimney sweeps in our area, you should train up… So I’d did, and in […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 0026 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? I first started in the trade in 2005. At this period I saw there was a distinct lull, a time where older sweeps were retiring from the industry, yet around the same time, […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 0025 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? After a lifestyle and career change in 2016 I joined the fire service as an on call fire-fighter. We regularly turn out to chimney fires during the colder months and this gave me […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 031 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? I started in the chimney sweeping trade in 2016 after completing an industry recognised course. The training never stops and I have already been on 3 other courses just this year already. What […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 029 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? I was coming to the end of a 26 year career in the Royal Marines with no idea what to do. Fortune favoured me as I bumped into a former marine who wanted […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 101 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? My father was a sweep and I learnt from around the age of 8 by going out with my father. What do you like most about being a Chimney Sweep? I really enjoy […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 004 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? A good friend is a Master Chimney Sweep and when I needed a career change from factory management to spend at least some time with my family he generously offered to “show me […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 027 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? I was driving a truck for a living back in 2014 when I heard a program on radio 4 about Chimney Sweeps. When I stopped for lunch I contacted The Guild of Master […]

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Sweep Safe Member ID 033 View services and contact details How did you get started in the trade and when was it? I fell into the job really, I was seeking work in 2000 and thought its something different, I’m a hands-on guy, done several different types of work, a sparkies mate, worked in a […]