Owners of wood burners, stoves and open fires will no longer be able to buy coal or wet wood to burn in them, under a ban to be rolled out from next year. Sales of the two most polluting fuels will be phased out in England to help cut air pollution, the government says. Bags […]
A exposed chimney cools the flue gases rapidly and draft is never as it is in a well protected flue.
If the fire has been out for sometime,or the flue damper or thermostat has been closed for several hours, the chimney draft may well be reduced to cause smokiness.