Chimney Sweep Gerrards Cross
To keep both you and your family safe, it is vital to sweep your chimney often in order to reduce risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and prevent chimney or house fire. Soot, Creosote and other corrosive blockages can build up in your chimney, these are major cause of chimney fires.
It is important to sweep your chimney, in order to keep your house safe
The latest statistics show that approximately, in England alone, there are 7,000 chimney fires a year. Most chimney fires are preventable if your chimney is often swept.
Flamecheck have over twenty years experience in fireplace and chimney design.
Chimney cleaning and chimney sweeping – We use a rod and vacuum system, and where applicable, can powersweep chimneys and flues ,which ensures that chimneys are thoroughly cleaned with the minimum of fuss. All surrounding areas are thoroughly dustsheeted, and the utmost care taken to minimise dust. After sweeping, we carry out a flue flow test on the chimney and issue an appropiate certificate, which details our findings and recommendations.
|How often should my chimney be swept?|
|Fuel Type||Sweep Frequency|
|Gas||Once a year|
|Oil||Once a year|
|Smokeless Coal||At least once a year|
|Bituminous Coal||Quarterly when in use|
|Wood||Quarterly when in use|
Chimney Sweeping FAQ's
Yes! A chimney fire isn’t the kind of housewarming you want.