Why have your chimney swept?
Sweeping is essential to aid the prevention of chimney fires by removing flammable creosote and build up if soot. Sweeping creates a clear passage way to ensure toxic exhaust gasses like deadly carbon monoxide can escape.
Regularly having your chimney swept by an inexpensive, registered and professional sweep will ensure the safety of your home and your family.
How often should I have my chimney swept?
The recommendations are as follows:
- Once a year- Chimneys with solid fuel appliances, smokeless fuels, gas or oil appliances
- Twice a year- domestic, bituminous coal
- Quarterly- Chimneys with wood burning appliances when in use.
What is the best time of year to get my chimney swept?
If you are having building or redecoration work carried out, give some consideration to the timing of your chimney sweep. Ideally it is best to sweep your chimney before other work commences.
Can my house insurance be compromised if my chimney is not swept regularly?
Why should i use a nacs chimney sweep?
Will having my chimney swept make a mess?
What should I do to prepare for sweep visits?
Why do I need to see the brush out the top of the chimney?
How much does it cost to have my chimney swept?
What is a Rotary sweeping?
How does a rotary sweep work?
In short you can clean chimneys much more effectively with Power Sweeping causing less strain on the structure of the flue and causing less damage.
See a demonstration in the video below: