Commission chimney sweeps Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The legislator has largely abolished the previous monopoly on sweeping. Since 01.01.2013 the chimney sweep or the chimney sweep no longer comes unsolicited. You can now freely choose a chimney sweeping operation for the following non-sovereign tasks: Sweeping and checking your combustion system Measuring exhaust emissions Note: The following official tasks are still carried out by the authorized district chimney sweep or the authorized district chimney sweep: Acceptance of your combustion plants Feuerstättenschau: Within 7 years, the authorized district chimney sweep or the authorized district chimney sweep will contact you twice as usual. Guided tour of the sweeping book

The fire-place notice, which was handed to you as owner after the fireplace show by your authorized district chimney sweep or your authorized district chimney sweep.


Preconditions
You can commission a chimney sweeping operation as a owners of home and home ownership or Property management of a housing association (WEG). Note: As a tenant, you may not commission a chimney sweeping business.
You have to commission a company to carry out the chimney sweeping tasks. You can freely choose your authorized district chimney sweep or your authorized district chimney sweep or another chimney sweep. The work may be carried out by all companies which are registered in the craft roll with the chimney sweeping trade. As a rule, these are all German chimney sweeping plants, but also occasionally companies of the sanitary-heating-climate-craft. Chimney sweeping plants from abroad can also be commissioned by you. For your safety, it is important to check whether the tradesman in question is actually allowed to carry out the work before ordering, for example by checking by means of an Internet query whether the provider is in the export control and chimney sweep register. The State Association of chimney sweeps Hessen and the Central Association of German Chimney Sweeps e.V. offers you the opportunity to search for regional providers of chimney sweeping work on its website. For further information and information on chimney sweeping, please contact with your authorized district chimney sweep or your authorized district chimney sweep, at the Federal Association of Chimney Sweeping Crafts - Central Innassociation (ZIV) -, at the Central Association of German Chimney Sweeps, with the competent authority mentioned below.

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Hessian Ministry of Economy, Energy, Transport and Regional Development


Last update or date of publication
05.12.2014