How often should my chimney be swept?

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Short answer: annually. It’s common for people to only book a chimney sweep when they have a new appliance fitted or when a problem develops. Chimneys can go un-swept for years. Unsurprisingly, this means that it’s also common for chimney sweeps to find problems in the chimneys they are called to! It’s not just about… Read more »

Flue lining: it comes in all shapes and sizes

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Although the words are often used interchangeably, a chimney and flue are different things. The chimney is the supporting structure (what you can see on a house) and contains the flue. The flue is the interior channel that carries the products of combustion up to roof level and releases them into the atmosphere. The flue… Read more »