Today’s NACS Chimney Sweep specialist provides professional chimney sweeping as well as technical expertise for the safe operation and maintenance of chimneys, appliances and the installation of flue systems, stainless steel flexible liners and flue terminations.
The National Association of Chimney Sweeps formed in 1982 is a professional trade association in which Shaun the Sweep is an active member.
NACS promotes high standards for the sweeping, inspection and maintenance of chimneys.
NACS is an active member of the European Federation of Chimney Sweeps (ESCHFOE). It is the national trade association in the UK to represent Chimney Sweeps and is exclusively recommended by all major fuel organisations – Solid Fuel Association, HETAS (Heating Equipment Testing & Approval Scheme), British Gas, OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association), National Fireplace Association.
All new Members must undertake compulsory training and on-site assessment and are also checked, prior to enrolment, for public liability insurance and all the necessary tools and adequate equipment to ensure the public is well protected by the services of a professional sweep. Shaun the Sweep has undertaken many training days at the NACS.
Shaun the Sweep works under the NACS Code of Practice and Code of Conduct for the cleaning of chimneys. On completion of work, NACS Sweeps issue a Certificate of Chimne
y Sweeping and recommend when future cleaning is necessary.
Wood Burning Stoves
Open Fires / Inglenooks
(as long as provisions have been made for access)