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Whether you're a commercial premisses, a landlord, or just looking to personalise your home, please get in touch to see how we can help.


...for all your plumbing, gas, solid fuel and chimney sweep needs.



Chimney Services:

  • Chimney sweeping & certification
  • Pots & Cowls fitted

Stove Installations:

  • Solid fuel stoves

Plumbing Services:

  • Boiler servicing and breakdown
  • Radiators, power flushing and all your general plumbing needs. 


'S.Doughton Services', are the integrated plumbing, gas and solid fuel specialists with over 20 years experience. We now also also offer chimney sweeping services! 


Operating mainly in the North Somerset, Bristol and Bath area; we are members of the National Association of Chimney Sweeps, W.I.A.P.S approved and Gas Safe (CORGI) certified... So rest assured we'll take care of the job!




Why should I get my chimney swept?

If you are a landlord there is a legal requirement, similar to annual gas safety checks, to have all chimneys swept and certified. According to 'Avon Fire & Rescue Service' there are on average 12,000 chimney fires every year! In the event of a chimney fire, most insurance companies will not pay out and the local council can choose to bill you for the expense of the fire services attending; unless you can provide valid and recognised certification that you have had the chimney swept by a professional.

Please click the link for further recommendations...'Avon Fire & Rescue Service'


How often should I get my chimney swept?

...It depends what fuel you're burning;

Smokeless fuel, Oil and Gas (if the gas fire is designed to be swept) = Once a year.

Coal =  twice a year.

Wood = every three months whilst in use.

 S.Doughton Services - 0781 590 4645

'the plumbing, gas and solid fuel specialists'...

Please click the above logos to find out more about the standards and safety schemes we belong to.

“One of the main reasons a chimney catches fire is because of a build up of debris inside."

Top tips for preventing a chimney fire include:

• Don’t use flammable liquids like petrol or paraffin to light your fire.
• Don’t burn paper or rubbish.
• Don’t overload the fire with fuel.
• Occasionally go into the loft when the fire is lit and check for any smoke coming out of cracks, defective brickwork or mortar joints.

"Don't leave it too late... get your chimney swept!"