Guild Of Master Sweeps Certified
07587 134589
Guild Of Master Sweeps Certified

Chimney sweep and consultant

Do you need an experienced Master Chimney Sweep in Kent or Sussex?

Welcome to my website!

My name is James Hughes, known to customers as ‘James the Sweep’. I’ve swept chimneys on behalf of householders and business owners for the past two decades all over the South East of England. ‘This guy knows his stuff‘ – that’s what customer Rachel Powell said about my services. Click on my customers page to read other genuine testimonials by satisfied residents! Efficient, tidy and reliable – I also provide a professional maintenance service. I can count Hever Castle, The Knole estate and Adena fires as regular clients, among many others. 

I sweep chimneys anywhere in Kent and Sussex including Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Crowborough, Hildenborough, Hadlow, Pembury, Paddock Wood, Maidstone, and Southborough. My main concern is to clean chimneys to help lessen the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and uncontrolled indoor fires. 

Please enjoy browsing this website, especially my information hub. If you are a teacher or student, no doubt the history page will be useful to you. For bookings or enquiries, please contact me via the enquiry form or telephone (my contact numbers are on the left hand side of this page). I will respond ASAP and appreciate your contact. 

I am happy to answer any question you have about chimney sweeping!

I look forward to hearing from you.

Always Your Sweep,



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Fireplace by James the Sweep of Tonbridge

What exactly does a chimney sweep do?

Many people think that a chimney sweep’s job is only that – sweeping chimneys. In fact, we offer several related skills and a lot of specialist knowledge, such as:

Sweeping a chimney properly and safely takes time and care, and only a professional can provide you with the certification that can validate your home insurance (check your insurance – in most homes with a working chimney, this is a strict requirement).

Here are just a few things I can do for you as a chimney sweep:-

  • Chimney swept, vacuumed and certificates issued for household insurance
  • Wood burning stoves and multi fuel stoves
  • Jetmaster fires
  • Aga flues
  • Biomass boilers
  • Birds nests removed
  • Complete safety inspections
  • Chimney pots, cowls and bird guards
  • Free advice on chimney liners
  • Colour CCTV chimney surveys
  • Rodtech electric power sweeping
  • HETAS registered engineer

Fireplace by James the Sweep of Tunbridge Wells

I cover a massive range of areas, and I’m always happy to answer any queries that you have, big or small. So don’t be afraid to ask if you need some help and/or advice when it comes to your chimney or fire place. It’s what I love to do.