Hetas Registration

Alfred Poppins is a registered member of the HETAS competent persons scheme and we have invested in further training to make sure what we do is correct and inline with building document J and follows British standards.

Who are HETAS? 

HETAS are the official body recognised by Government to approve biomass and solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services including the registration of competent installers and servicing businesses. There are many benefits behind using the wide range of services available through HETAS;

  • HETAS is the only government approved competent persons scheme specialising in solid fuel, wood & biomass
  • All registered installers are trained and regularly assessed as competent
  • The HETAS scheme covers a range of installations that an installer may carry out: dry appliances, appliances with boilers, solid mineral, wood & biomass appliances, hot water and heating systems along with re-lining chimneys
  •  Buy with confidence from an Approved Retailer who can offer advice and consumer leaflets of a wide range of topics
  • HETAS is the official body for testing and approval of appliances and publishes lists of approved appliances, fuels and equipment to help consumers, installers, retailers, designers & specifiers in choosing an installation & system to suit your needs whilst complying with the relevant building regulations and safety standards.

For more information click here – http://www.hetas.co.uk/wp-content/mediauploads/consumer-flier-style21.pdf

We make it our goal to offer a professional, reliable and friendly service at a competitive price.We have invested heavily in our business on tools and equipment and are a member of Sweep Safe. We give a certificate of sweeping after each sweep which most house insurers are now insisting on for houses with functioning fires.

 

 

Please find below a list of advice sheets available from HETAS.

Click the title to open the sheet you require. Adobe Acrobat reader is required (download here).

 

Carbon Monoxide Awareness

Wood Fuel Guide

Chimney and Lining

Smoke Control Areas

Building Requirements and Legal Requirements

Operating and Maintaining your Stove

Latest News…

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Dear Valued customers Due to the government announcement and the rapid spread of COVID-19 we have taken the difficult decision to remain closed for the next 3 weeks and protect our customers, family and friends. As we have a vulnerable member in our household I will...

The government announcement on fuels

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Since we launched our new home buyers fire safety inspection in January it has proved popular. Not only for new home owners but for landlords and estate agents where the safety of the appliance has to be thoroughly checked and signed off. Today we were asked to...

First install of 2020

We were in Rippingale today fitting a Parkray consort 5 wood only stove. We fitted it into the existing fireplace using a Duraflue chimney lining system and a stainless steel closure plate at the base of the chimney opening. The customer had had the floor tiled into...

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The Showroom:
Unit 4 West Street, Stamford, PE9 2PL

Stove showroom: 01780 753 979
Chimney sweeping: 07581 322069
Mobile: 07871 322 780 or 07581 322 069

Email. alfredpoppins@gmail.com