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Fully Qualified
Chimney Sweep
Serving Newcastle, Tyneside & Surrounding Areas

Tyneside Chimney Sweep, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, offers a range of chimney sweep services with family values at its core. Working throughout Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside and parts of Northumberland.

My range of services include:

  • Chimney/liner sweep

  • Birds nest removal

  • Tar/Creosote removal

  • Installation of carbon monoxide alarms

  • Replacement fire bricks, door glass or rope seals


I am also able to offer free advice on all the above as well as a range of other services including most repairs for stoves and burners.
I guarantee a polite, professional and tidy service. I am a member of The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps, which means I can issue you with an industry standard Certificate of sweeping recognised by all insurance companies.
Sweeping methods available include traditional rod and brush, rotary power sweep or chemical treatment (tar removal) as required.

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Why sweep your chimney


Why sweep your chimney?


To get the best out of your appliance, it should be swept and serviced regularly. There are a few reasons for this:

• Removes soot and other obstructions to allow a safe passage for dangerous gases to leave your property safely and efficiently.

• Advise on the condition of your chimney and any possible actions which need to be undertaken.

• Ensures that everything on the appliance itself is in good condition and nothing is inhibiting its performance.


Far from being a thing of the past, getting your chimney swept regularly is essential. Some think that if you have a flue liner, your chimney does not need to be swept. That is incorrect.  Every chimney which is in use for a solid fuel, gas or oil appliance should be swept regularly.


Likewise, almost every appliance will need servicing at some point. Failing to do this will inhibit your appliance’s capacity and could also see you wasting money.

For instance, replacing rope seals on the door of your stove will ensure that the fuel inside burns at the correct temperature. Damaged or missing rope seals will let in excess air, causing the fire to burn out of control. Not only is this inefficient, but it will end up costing you more as you will have to refuel more often.

Recommended sweeping frequencies



Smokeless Fuel





Quarterly when in use

Twice a year

Quarterly when in use

Once a year

Once a year

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Why choose me?

  • Over 7 years of experience

  • Fully Qualified

  • Reliable

  • Family Values

  • Affordable Prices

The effects of carbon monoxide

Most common symptoms:

  • Headache

  • Nausea (sickness)

  • Tiredness and confusion

  • Difficulty breathing


More extreme cases with higher levels of CO (carbon monoxide)

  • Impaired mental state (intoxication)

  • Vertigo

  • Angina or heart attack

  • Seizures

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Death


More than 200 people visit the hospital every year with possible carbon monoxide poisoning, 40 of which lead to death.
Make sure you get your chimney swept regularly to reduce any risk.

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I can also provide the following additional services:

  • Installation of carbon monoxide alarms

  • Replacement fire bricks, door glass or rope seals

  • Impartial advice

Make Tyneside Chimney Sweep your first port of call for all chimney sweeping solutions. Contact me or call me today.

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