Formed by me Andy Smith. Lancashire born and bred with extensive experience of both open fires and wood burning/ multi-fuel stoves.
Completed a thorough assessment by one of the countries leading Chimney Sweeps who is based in Manchester and leads the way in the training of Sweeps in the North of England.
Chimney sweeping services
We are fully equipped with all the latest equipment which allows us to ensure that your chimney/ flue is cleaned of all deposits or debris with could block the escape of all the gases of combustion causing a risk of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Deposits of soot or tar are also highly flammable and pose a serious risk of chimney fires which, in turn could lead to devastating house fires.
All deposits removed are safely isolated by our top of the range industrial vacuum cleaners which can cope with any type of deposit and seal it in industry standard bags.
We understand that our customers greatest concern is to avoid any mess so we take the utmost care to always use clean sheets in every house and take away all removed deposits in sealed bags/ containers.
If your type is not carried on the van then we can usually source them from our trade suppliers. In fact it`s one of our services to check that your seals and bricks are to the required standard.
We also supply & fit:
Carbon Monoxide Alarms, New fire rope seals and gaskets, New fire bricks(some stoves need specially made and shaped bricks), Other consumables such as baffle plates, Stove thermometers, Chimney pots and cowls.
Removing all the harmful deposits is only part of the process as it is also vital to ensure the integrity of your chimney/ flue. Some older chimneys become worn and may fail allowing smoke/ gases into neighbouring flues or even your house.
It is important to remember that Steel Liners can also fail with time so these need to be checked regularly. If we consider it necessary we may advise a camera inspection.
This is done with the use of special cameras fitted to rods and is an excellent method of finding faults or damage inside the flue. In addition all our sweeps are followed by a smoke evacuation check.
Why choose us?
If you burn house coal then it is advised you have it swept twice a year i.e. half way through the burning season and at the end.
These sheets have small access ports which we sweep through and almost all of the deposits stay behind this sheet. Secondly, we use industrial grade vacuums which also fit through the sheets and remove most of the deposits as they fall. We routinely use floor sheets and runners to protect your carpets and we ensure that clean sheets are used for every property we visit.
Causes of this are: blockage in the flue such as a birds nest, build up of tar, loose bricks or mortar or simply too much soot build up. If you have a stove then deposits can build up on top of the baffle/throat plate. Its definatly time to call in a professional sweep!
Deposits of soot or tar are also highly flammable and pose a serious risk of chimney fires which, in turn could lead to devastating house fires.
Some appliances may also have been DIY installs and we would advise you call in a registered Chimney Sweep to ensure it`s safe to use. We can smoke test your appliance and use our CCTV inspection camaras to ensure flue integrity and we can use our extensive knowledge of building regulations to advise you on the best course of action if there is a problem with your appliance.
Would highly recommend Smiths Chimney Sweeping. Excellent service, very clean and efficient.
Great job. very prompt, clean n tidy, Great value for money, very friendly. Thanks Andy.
Prompt, clean and inexpensive service from an old fashioned chimney sweep. Andy is obviously enthusiastic about his profession and keeps the customer well informed as regards any issues or problems that may come to light. Recommended.
Fantastic job done would recommend Andy to anyone. Thanks for the great service!
Can really recommend Andy at smiths. Punctual and a fantastic clean and very tidy job, which was very well done. Highly recommended!
Excellent job! Very friendly, reliable service. Definitely recommend to all my family and friends. Thank you!
Basic charge unless issues such as blockage etc.
Depending on size
Price depends on access to remove soot. Unlined stoves also take longer!
*Please note additional fees may apply if a birds nest is found upon inspection. See our FAQ.