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James Baker Chimney Sweep

Mr James Baker

Seaford, East Sussex
(180 Reviews)
years a member

Skills & expertise

  • Chimney Sweep

Skills & expertise

  • Chimney Sweep

Company info

My name is James, (aka Jim the sweep) I’m your local fully trained and fully insured independent chimney sweep based in Seaford, East Sussex, but covering all areas within a 20 mile radius. I’m HETAS approved, Sweep Safe credited and East Sussex trading standards approved.   I provide a clean, polite and courteous chimney sweeping and stove maintenance service at a competitive price to both residential and commercial customers. I also supply and fit a wide range of cowls, bird guards and caps.


Trained in brush and power sweeping techniques, I can sweep chimney flues used for any fuel type, wood, coal, smokeless coal, oil and gas.


Your chimney will be swept in accordance with the latest British standards and an insurance approved Sweep Safe safety certificate will be issued with every sweep.


All chimneys flues should be swept at least once a year whether solid fuel or gas and any wood burning appliance should be swept every three months if in constant use. Regular maintenance of your chimneys flue will ensure you home is cleaner, safer and your appliance more energy efficient. Poorly maintained chimneys will greatly increase the risk of fire, carbon monoxide poisoning and soot fall.


Sweeping includes:


Inspection of chimney on arrival at property

Clean sheets for floor and furniture

Use of latest modern cleaning equipment

Complete brush and/or power sweeping service

Identifying any problems

Smoke draw test

Certificates issued

Advice and guidance

I take pride and enjoy the job I do and I'm always happy to offer free advice on any chimney related problems you may have.

Contact details

Reviews summary

180 Total Reviews

The reviews below are the customers views, not the views of Checkatrade.


  • Domestic Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Estimates (excl. Insurance)
  • Insurance Work Undertaken
  • Cards Accepted


Works in

Seaford, Newhaven, Peavehaven, Lewes, ringmer, Brighton, Eastbourne, Uckfield, woodingdean, Rottingdean, cooksbridge, newick, polegate, hailsham, Berwick, plumpton, barcombe, Laughton, rodmell

Vetting Status

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Company Type
Sole Trader
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Accreditations and Memberships

  • Rodtech Certificate in Rodtech Power Sweeping Training Course
  • APICS - Chimney Sweeping Course