What is Carbon Monoxide?

Carbon monoxide is known as ‘The Silent Killer’. It is odourless and omitted from appliances and open fires. At Devon Chimney Sweeps, we always ask the question to our customers as to whether they own a carbon monoxide alarm. If not, we can source one for you.

I have a stainless steel liner as a flue, does it need to be swept?

Even more so these liners need to swept regularly, whether it’s a flexible or twin walled external liner, you have a very limited flue width and to allow it to go unswept will cause stubborn deposits to build restricting the flue draw making your appliance far less efficient. Also, any build up of soot or tar becomes a fire risk and offers the potential for a chimney fire.