Modern chimneys are not the same as the old ones like ours here. Ours is a big old stone edifice that you fire a shotgun into to clean it, whereas the new ones at the barn are metallic and tube shaped, and need delicate poles and brushes.
And here is M Bacquey (Junior) up on the roof with his kit; his dad was inside waiting for all the muck to appear.
They are impeccable sweeps, you really wouldn't have known they'd been here; you could have eaten off the floor, it was that clean.
Done for another year... now, where's my shotgun. I'd better do ours at the same time.