Smokeless fuel       
At least once a year       
Quarterly when in use
Bituminous coal
Quarterly when in use
Once a year
Once a year


Services we Offer

  • ​Brush and vac sweep.
  • Chimneys smoke tested.
  • ​Pots, cowls and bird guards fitted.
  • ​CCTV inspections with the option for a personal copy.
  • Certificates issued​
  • Birds nests removed and disposed of.
  • Chimney repairs and rebuilds.

Clean Chimneys are Safe Chimneys Carbon Monoxide KILLS.

​J LANCASTER CHIMNEY SWEEP - Chimney Sweep in Burnley

​Why do I need to have my Chimney/Flue swept?

Chimneys need to allow free passage of dangerous combustion gasses. regular cleaning will remove soot and tar deposits, helping prevent dangerous chimney fires.

​Cleaning will increase the efficiency of some appliances, also removing birds nests, cobwebs and other blockages which could prevent these gasses from escaping.

​How often should I have my Chimney/Flue swept?

​The table below shows the official guidance given by the Guild of Master Sweeps and depends on a number of factors including: Type of fuel, appliance used, duration of use, moisture content of wood (if used), type of chimney. We will be able to advise you more during our visit.

Brush and Vac sweep with over 20 years of experience. We pride ourselves on being clean and reliable.

From a sweep to a chimney rebuild we can offer you a competitively priced service.