When you imagine a chimney sweep, chances are that you think of Mary Poppins or a popular depiction in movies. Though you may not see them very often, chimney sweeps are incredibly popular and vital workers in the home improvement industry. Chimney maintenance can be a difficult thing to keep up with, and each chimney has many different parts that require attention. Wood-burning fireplaces are extremely valued assets in a family home, and chimney sweeps play a crucial role in keeping them clean and safe.
This video shows a short broadcast on the pros of being a chimney sweep.
Chimney sweeps hold a great deal of responsibility. They ensure that a chimney is not in danger of being set on fire, and that all the pipes work properly. A hole in a pipe can cause a deadly house fire, and a chimney sweep takes a look at each and every one of them. They use large ladders to reach the top of the chimney on the roof, which in itself is quite dangerous. They take risks on the job, but in order to keep their customers and clients safe from potential fires.