I have a bird trapped in my chimney what can I do?

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I have a bird trapped in my chimney what can I do?

Well first off I want to say to you that you’re very unlucky it doesn’t happen to many of us, so what do you do now well there’s no simple solution unfortunately you’re going to have to get the bird out of the chimney as quick as you possibly can As you have a duty of care because it’s a living animal after all you wouldn’t want to be trapped in a small space without any food and water.


Now removing the bird all depends on what you have at the bottom of your chimney, for example, do you have a gas fire do have a solid fuel fire do you not even have a fire and you’ve covered it up with plasterboard

Unfortunately, there’s only one way to get the bird out you gonna have to remove whatever fire or appliance you have installed in the chimney you’re going to have to get a professional to remove whatever fire you got for example here in the UK gas fires has to be removed by a Gas Safe engineer

Once the fire has been removed you should be able to see the bird at the back of the fire which they can safely be removed by Young’s pest control also it might be worth letting us CCTV your chimney to make sure there are no birds nests present.

To stop any future birds coming down the chimney you will be best off getting a chimney engineer to fit a bird guard on top of the chimney cowl.

Remember if you have a trapped bird in your chimney or a bird’s nest in your chimney stack we are always here happy to help and give advice please contact Young’s pest control on 0161 776 9832.