How often should a chimney be swept?
The Guild of Master Sweeps advise a schedule of sweeping thus:
- Solid Fuel Fires/Stoves/Appliance - Annually for smokeless fuel and twice per year for coal
- Wood Burning Fires/Stoves/Appliances - Every three months when in use
- Gas Appliances - Once every year if designed for sweeping
- Oil Fired Appliances - Once per year
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How can I find out about wood burning and air pollution ?
There is a problem with wood burning and air pollution, burnright.co.uk and/or advice from your chimney sweep will help you to - Save money - Be safer - Reduce air pollution