How to stop the wind whistling down chimneys
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We’ve just opened up two fireplaces in our new home and installed beautiful original surrounds for decoration only. But if there’s even the slightest wind blowing, we get a horrible sound coming down them that keeps us awake. Can you suggest anything that will stop the problem? Noisy fireplaces are common, especially in older houses with odd-shaped chimneys, but there is a product that will stop noise and cut draughts and energy bills. Try The Chimney Balloon , an inflatable that blocks the chimney. Blow it up by mouth or with a cycle pump and remove and deflate it if you want a fire. It comes in small, medium or large to suit your chimney and costs from £18.99.