Chimney Sweep & Chimney Cleaning
Booking your chimney sweep is more important than you think. The regular removal of blockages, soot and creosote build-up is vital to boost the efficiency of your heating system and reduce the chance of chimney fires. Here at Enviro-Flame, you can book your appointment using our online booking system, ensuring you can choose the most convenient day and time for you.
As it’s such a highly specialist service, you may be wondering, ‘is there a chimney sweep near me?’. Here at Enviro-Flame, we offer expert chimney sweep services to customers throughout London and Wimbledon. We use the latest equipment to remove these accumulated flammable blockages, leaving your chimney system clean, efficient and safe.
We recommend that you book a professional chimney clean at least once a year, possibly more, depending on the frequency of use or the type of materials you burn. Our specialists can advise further on a case-by-case basis, so don’t hesitate to get in touch.
CCTV Chimney Survey & Chimney Inspection
Got a problem with your flue but aren’t sure on the specifics? Or perhaps you’re seeking an annual chimney inspection as part of general upkeep? Here at Enviro-Flame, our experts use the latest equipment to carry out a CCTV chimney survey for a quick, efficient assessment of your chimney and its current condition.
Our inspections will identify issues or obstructions early, spot blockages and can also help us advise you on next steps as well as when your next chimney clean should be scheduled for.
In addition to an annual chimney cleaning, chimney inspections should also be carried out at least once per year to ensure no underlying issues are left for too long.
Want to schedule an appointment, or simply want to know more? At Enviro-Flame, we have over 20 years’ experience as fireplace and flue experts, supplying and installing a huge variety of fireplace and flue systems for various materials. along with this, we offer chimney inspection and cleaning to high industry standards. You can book an appointment for all of our services using our online appointment system, or give the team a call today to talk through all of your requirments.
Chimney Sweep & CCTV Flue Survey FAQs
Over time, soot and creosote can build up which can pose a safety risk. Generally, we recommend that your chimney is cleaned once a year for gas fires, and cleaned twice a year for solid fuel fires. We always carry out an integrity test as part of our service to ensure the flue is safe to use or if it needs relining.
There are a few telltale signs that your chimney is overdue a clean. These can include odours, oil spots appearing on your wall, a sluggish or inefficient performance from your fire, or signs that animals have taken up residence in your flue system or on your chimney.
It is a Building Regulation to get an integrity test done to a chimney that is about to have a new appliance installed. This ensures your chimney is working correctly and your fireplace is operating to full capacity from the word go.
Our chimneys are fairly mysterious and inaccessible areas of our home, and it can often be hard to keep on top of their condition. That’s why chimney surveys are so important, to monitor their condition and performance over time.
Chimney surveys can be used for:
- Checking for flue damage
- Provide evidence to insurance companies
- In the purchase of new properties to check chimneys are in a safe condition
- Many other purposes