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Our Rates

Range Cooker Sweep

Payment is due on the day by Cash or Bank Transfer

Discounts available for multiple chimney sweeps when booked for the same property at the same time between February and July!

Rates apply to private customers only.

Chimney sweep prices are per chimney.

These rates and services do not include replacement of parts such as fire bricks, rope and gaskets. These will be supplied and fitted at extra cost.

Flue Lined Wood Burning & Multi Fuel Stoves as well as, Small Open Fires that require standard sweeping but are not blocked or requiring tar removal:

  • £65.00 – £95.00 For Larger houses

Unlined Wood burning, Multi fuel stoves and open fires with register plates & soot doors:

  • For heath and safety reasons we no longer take on new clients with register plates without a liner unless it is for a Tar Removal treatment. (this does not include standard open fires)

Large Open fires, Inglenooks & smaller Rayburn style range cookers:

  • £75.00 – £95.00

Larger Complex Range Cookers such as Esse (both solid fuel as well as Oil or Gas fired):

  • £90.00

Other Services:

Birds Nest Removal Service and Restoration sweeps where a chimney has not been in regular use:

  • Cost of standard sweep plus £45:00 per hour*

*Where bird’s nests have to be removed during the breeding season, you must also employ the services of a pest control officer. This may only be done if the chimney is connected to the only possible source of hot water or heating available to you. In all other cases, birds such as Jackdaws are protected during the breeding season. Nests can be removed thereafter. You may also require a camera inspection (see prices below).

Chimney Camera Inspections:

  • ‘Look, see’ inspection: £90.00 ( this is the one you need for thatch insurance)
  • Lower rates may apply where the camera is used for a quick quality control inspection.
  • Recorded £180.00

Fire Retardant Treatment:

£75.00 to £250.00

Standard Hourly Labour Rate (used for additional work):

£50.00 per Hour

Tar Removal Services:

Professional chemical cleaning for live flues only. Requires 2 heavy chimney sweeps (one before and one after 4 to 8 weeks of very hot use)

  • £375.00 for Lined/Small Flues (Guide price only!)
  • £485.00 for Larger and Unlined Flues (Guide price only!)

Emergency Call Out Charge:

  • add £45.00

Other Stove Repairs:

For Stove repairs such as sealing rope, door glass and other repairs please ask.

Providing a Copy of a Misplaced Chimney Sweeping Certificate:

  • £10.00

Late Cancellations:

Cancellations made with less than 24 hours’ notice, or instances of being unable to gain access to a property on arrival may incur a minimum fee of £60.00, except in exceptional circumstances..

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