How often should I sweep my chimney?
To help prevent a chimney fire occurring in your property, you should ensure your chimney is swept as often as recommended by the Solid Fuel Association. Your sweep will always advise you on the recommended frequency according to how often you use your appliance.
- Smokeless fuel - Once per year.
- Coal - Twice per year.
- Wood buring - Quarterly when in use.
- Gas - Once per year if designed for chimney sweeping.
- Oil fired - Once per year.