I didn’t really use my fire last winter, do I really need the chimney swept?
Yes! Birds love to build nests in chimneys during the spring months. It is unlikely you will notice them do this, but birds nests put you at significant risk of a chimney fire or carbon monoxide problem in your home.
I regularly extract large birds nests from client chimneys, you’d be amazed at home much debris they can bring in. It just isn’t worth the risk of not having your chimney swept before you use it for the first time this winter, even if it has been used infrequently over the previous 12 months.
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