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What is the chimney sweep certificate?

What is the chimney sweep certificate?

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Answer: the sweeping certificate attests that the chimney flue has been swept for less than a year with the insurance in the event of a disaster or fire.

The sweeping certificate constitutes proof that you must present to your insurance within 5 days in the event of a disaster or fire in your home, whether or not this is caused by your chimney flue. In fact, you are legally obliged to have the duct swept once a year. There is currently no system of control or sanction to verify that you have respected this commitment, so many "forget" to have the pipe swept, thinking that it is of no consequence. That's right, until the day an incident occurs at your home. Without the document proving that you have conscientiously maintained your chimney flue, your insurance may reserve the right to refuse to cover the costs of the incident ... You too, send us your brico question