How did you get started in the trade and when was it?
In my previous life I was a secondary school teacher, teaching IT. I decided it was time for a change and I trained and set up my company in 2013. I am also a qualified HETAS stove installer.
What do you like most about being a Chimney Sweep?
I have a great rapport with my customers and to me customer satisfaction is very important. From sweeping, stove inspection, servicing to stove installation having the satisfaction that my customers are happy is very rewarding to me.
What is your favourite part of the job?
Getting out and meeting new people.
What do you think makes you a good, trustworthy Chimney Sweep?
I am a honest, hard working person. I expect people to be trustworthy to me so that’s what I deliver.
What would you like potential customers reading this to know about you?
I am always happy to help, offer advise and guidance.
What music or radio station do you listen to in your van?
Favourite book, Film, TV Series?
I enjoy reading Science Fiction. I’m a bit of a Star Trek fan, so happy to watch movies or old programmes!
When you’re not working what else do you like doing?
I work hard on my own home and garden! I like reading and walking.