The Answers You Need
How often do I need to have my chimney cleaned?
How often you need to clean your chimney will vary with the type of stove you have, the type of installation you have, and the quality of wood you are burning. Usually, you should have your chimney swept at least once per year, ideally before the burning season.
What are the signs that I need to have my chimney cleaned?
The most common sign of needing a sweep is having draft issues, such as having difficulty lighting your fire or having smoke blow back into the room.
How do I know if my Chimney Sweep is certified?
You can easily ascertain if your sweep is certified by checking WETT's listing on their official page at https://www.wettinc.ca/search.html