As the winter season approaches it’s the best time for a warm cozy fire. When should you clean your chimney and Why?
It is advisable to have your chimney and fireplace/stove cleaned by a qualified chimney sweep annually. This will prevent a build-up of soot and creosote and greatly reduces the risk of chimney fire.
If any of the following are evident then it’s time to call your chimney sweep.
Always protect your chimney making sure the chimney cap is structurally sound and have a cowl/bird guard fitted to prevent animals/pests entering the chimney during the wintery season.
It is also advisable to have a carbon Monoxide detector fitted.
Carbon Monoxide is a colourless, odourless, poisonous gas. Toxic amounts of carbon monoxide can be produced if there is blocked or damaged flues or chimneys.
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Christmas is a joyous time of the year where family and friends catch up and spend time together. Safety in the home at this time of year may not be to the forefront of people’s minds when they are trying to relax and enjoy themselves but it is important to address it as the festive season means a lot of activity that is out of the norm in the household.