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Cleaning the flue

Cleaning the flue

reinigen rookkanalenIt is important to regularly clean your flue. If you do not regularly clean your flue, it could cause a flue fire or carbon monoxide poisoning. If a heater is fired, there are unburned particles in the flue correctly. These particles then attach themselves to the colder walls in the upper part of the channel. This is soot, also known as creosote. This soot forms a tarry, highly flammable layer. Because it is highly flammable, a flue fire actually almost.

Of course it’s possible itself to sweep the flue to get rid of as soot. There are various tools for this. Read very well the user, so as to achieve the best results. Should you encounter problems while do-it-yourself, you can always contact Rob Houweling. If the flue is heavily used, we recommend to sweep at least twice a year. For example, only at Stokes evening, we recommend you to sweep your flue at least once a year.

You can also let you do the cleaning of the flue by us. We have the right material for the cleaning of each flue. Because we can clean any flue in a professional manner our experience. Plus, you get a receipt showing the date of your flue cleaned before it is final. This can be useful for instance insurance. If you want to clean your flue by Rob Houweling, please contact us. We will help you.