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Meet your Wilkins Chimney Sweep

Matt Thomson


Matt Thomson owns and manages the Wilkins operation in South Hams, Devon. He lives with his wife in Ivybridge, and brings a calm confidence to his work that stems from a previous career in the hustle and bustle of London.


Matt is a fully trained, HETAS Approved Sweep and a member of APICS (Association of Professional Independent Chimney Sweeps). He is Trading Standards Approved which means you can 'Buy with confidence'.


He offers a full range of chimney sweeping services, from open fires, Agas and woodburners to the fitting of cowls and caps and the diagnosis of chimney problems. He can also fit CO alarms and carry out CCTV surveys.  During the first 6 months of the year, Matt offers a patio and driveway cleaning service in addition to sweeping.

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Wilkins Chimney Sweeps are fully trained and insured to sweep for:

  • Open fires

  • Wood burning stoves

  • Jetmasters

  • Rayburns

  • Agas

  • Biomass Boilers

  • All other types of flue where provision has been made for sweeping

Why choose Wilkins Chimney Sweep?

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Expert service

Our sweeps have  enjoyed comprehensive training and are regularly assessed on their sweeping standards by experienced, expert sweeps.


Fully insured

All our sweeps carry  public liability as well as professional indemnity insurance.  They have also undergone full police checks.

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Care & respect

Put simply, our sweeps are nice guys! They have a rare passion for good old-fashioned quality service - as you can see from their reviews.

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