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Code of Practice

  1. I will provide a reliable, efficient chimney sweeping service, ensuring industry standards are maintained at all times.

  2. I will carry out a visual check, as far as reasonably practicable, of your chimney stack and flue terminations prior to the cleaning of such flues and appliances.

  3. I will ensure that your chimney or flue has a suitable brush passed through its entire length (cowl permitting) and that all resulting soot is removed.

  4. I will ensure your home or premises are kept clean by using suitable equipment, protecting the immediate floor area, sealing up the fire place opening or appliance and use an industrial vacuum.

  5. I will take all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of my clients and their premises.

  6. I will inform you in writing if any defect is detected or found.

  7. I will advise on the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning and check that your CO detector is functioning correctly and ideally positioned.

  8.  I will provide free fire safety advice on request and check your smoke detectors are also functioning correctly and ideally positioned.

  9. I will carry out a Smoke Test 2 as per industry guidelines, and check that there is adequate ventilation to ensure that your fire will work effectively.

  10. I will keep any records of works for a minimum of one year.

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