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Chimney Sheep™

Draught Excluders for Chimneys

Keep the warmth in your home with a Chimney Sheep™

  • Insulates against sound
  • Stops wildlife entering
  • Stops debris falling in
  • Saves Money
  • Stops Cold Draughts
  • Sustainable
  • Saves Energy
  • Reduces Heating Bills
  • Prevents Heat Loss
How much can Chimney Sheep save you?

Chimney Sheep™ Draught Excluder for Chimneys

The Chimney Sheep Fireplace Draught Excluder Range - a Chimney Balloon alternative

Welcome to the Chimney Sheep™ website! If you're here you are probably aware of the colossal amount of heat that is lost up the chimney flue when the fire is out and the central heating is on. Chimneys are cleverly designed to draw air up and out of a building. The amount of warm air that is lost varies depending on the height of the chimney, the temperature inside and the temperature outside.

Basically, you can spend a fortune insulating your loft, walls, installing double glazing, putting in radiator reflectors and so on, but if you've got a square foot gap designed to suck air out of a building then you'll lose all that lovely expensive warm air out of a room within an hour. See how much you could save if you stuck a sheep in your chimney using our Savings Calculator.

The Chimney Sheep™ draught excluder for chimneys comes with its own dangle, and it is very important that this is visible at the top of the fireplace so no-one forgets it is there and lights a fire. There are also a range of dangles that can be hung from the handle to decorate your fireplace and make it look more cheerful when the fire is out. If you want to light the fire the Chimney Sheep™ is easily removed – pop it in a gorgeous wrap to hang from the mantelpiece or put it in a bag in the cupboard, then push it back in when the fire is completely out.

Environmental Credentials

  • Wool is a naturally occurring, sustainable product.
  • It can be washed several times, but at the end of its life is compostable.
  • The handle is made out of recycled plastic, and at the end of its life can be recycled again.

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We have two chimneys in the house, it’s a very old house, the most draughty chimney is now fitted with its snuggly sheep (Eric) and it really is amazing the difference it makes. We are very very pleased with Eric in our sitting room which is now so warm and cozy we may not even have to light the fire!!!!!!


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