When should I clean my chimney?

It is essential to have your chimney swept on a regular basis, at least annually if you use your fire or appliance regularly to ensure the safe operation of your chimney.

Having Galway Chimney Cleaning sweep your chimney eliminates the build-up of soot and creosote and greatly reduces the risk of a chimney fire.

Any of the following would suggest your chimney needs to be swept.

  • Soot dropping into the fireplace
  • Deposits of tar visible in the chimney or stove
  • Strong odour coming from the fireplace
  • Smoking or draught problems
  • Moving into a new home.