Monday, 16 May 2011, Day 174/365.
Tis the season to have fires to keep warm and this is the chimney that carries the smoke away. I’ve had it cleaned once or twice since I’ve lived here but after seeing what the chimney sweep did last time I haven’t bothered to get himback.
It’s not like he stood at the top of the chimney and swept the whole thing. The guy that did it last time worked from inside the hosue at the bottom of the chimney and because the chimney shute isn’t straight his brooms and so on couldn’t reach very high to clean very much.
So, I scraped away at a bit of soot myself this year. It’s working for me.