Why have your chimney swept?
Did you know that unswept chimneys are the main cause of
It is very important to have your chimneys swept regularly
so that the soot in the chimney flue can be removed and reduce risk. (Remember all fossil fuels produce Carbon Monoxide(CO). Having your chimney swept regularly also reduces any risk of the chimney getting blocked by anything coming through the top of the flue ie. Birds, nests etc.
It is recommended that your chimney flue should be swept at
least once a year, even twice a year depending on usage. We will always advise you and recommend what is best for you and the flue.
Why is my fireplace smoking when I
There are many reasons for this:
It could be that the Flue just requires sweeping or you
could have some obstruction ie. nest.
The size of your fireplace may not be suitable in
relation to the size/height of your chimney.
You may be getting downdraughts.
Ventilation of the chimney flue maybe
We would be able to look into these issues for you and advise accordingly.