Having your chimney inspected & swept annually is an essential part of the health of your wood burning appliance & chimney system
General Inspections of your wood burning appliance & chimney are required annually by the National Fire Code of Canada. Upon inspection your wood burning system must be cleaned/swept as deemed necessary.
National Fire Code of Canada
Also, check with your insurance company! Most insurance companies require that your wood burning system be inspected and/or cleaned annually by a W.E.T.T. certified professional.
For the safety of you & your family hire the right W.E.T.T. Certified Professional for your needs!