When it rains there's wet soot everywhere... Should I be worried?!

(4 Posts)
Itsnotmycoat Tue 13-Sep-16 20:35:36

Lots of rain tonight and it's rained wet soot everywhere. I'm worried that it's wet... Some soot fell down last week but it was all dry...

mineofuselessinformation Tue 13-Sep-16 20:43:35

In very heavy rain wet soot used to come down the chimney in my old house. It's a nuisance because if you don't catch it right away it makes a mess (I used to put an old towel in the hearth), but it's nothing serious.
But, if you haven't had your chimney swept for a while it's a good idea to get it done.

Itsnotmycoat Tue 13-Sep-16 20:46:14

It was definitely very very heavy rain tonight that's for sure! I was just worried as the chimney sweep who was here last said that if anything is wet then it's something to worry about. It's never been wet before but maybe I can just put it down to the rain and nothing serious!!

Itsnotmycoat Tue 13-Sep-16 20:46:21

Ps thanks for the reply smile

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