Industry sector: Consumer services

Chimney sweep

Sweeping chimneys and providing related chimney services is an important safety service, demand for which has been boosted by the popularity of log burners. Read our guide to help you to start up and run your own chimney sweeping business.

The information in this guide is organised under the two main cash flow forecast headings of: INCOME and EXPENDITURE (see below).

Start with the CASH SALES section under INCOME, which includes an overview of the sector, so you can work out how to start making sales. Then look at each of the INCOME and EXPENDITURE sections.

The CHECKPOINTS at the bottom of sections give more detailed help, including these key topics:

You can find more general information on business planning on Start Up Donut. Later, you can use the INCOME and EXPENDITURE structure to put together your actual cash flow forecast.