a collection of clothes moths stuck to a sticky pheromone trap

How to manage clothes moths in the home

We are often asked how our wool is treated against moths, and whether it’s possible to purchase the treatment from us. All our Herdwick wool for Chimney Sheeps is plasma treated with Ionic Protect, which changes the ionic charge of the wool and means that the clothes moth no longer recognises it as wool. It’s …

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Cold chimney - fit a Chimney Sheep and make huge energy savings

Chimneys: Hidden Source of energy savings

Lancaster University recently teamed up with Cumbria Eco-firm Chimney Sheep Ltd for a collaborative piece of work to calculate the energy savings of the Chimney Sheep. Chimney Sheep Ltd manufacture and sell an innovative energy saving chimney draught excluder. Made of felted sheep wool, the Chimney Sheep® fits snugly into the chimney throat just above …

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Air pollution over London

Air Pollution – one more reason to block a chimney!

Air pollution is responsible for 40,000 premature deaths in the UK. More than half of these are attributed to diesel fumes. Breathe London gives advice about pollution and how to reduce exposure to it. To avoid pollution in the home they advise: “Insulating your home will not only prevent heat escaping, reducing heating bills, but also help to reduce the amount of outdoor air pollution entering”. Having an open chimney is like leaving a window open all the time.

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