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I have a solid fuel aga and had it swept a week ago. Since

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I have a solid fuel aga and had it swept a week ago. Since then smoke has been pouring out of the black grill where I pull the slide out - the sweep did knock the cowl off, it fell off about an hour after he left! But it doesn't matter if I use wood or smokeless fuel, if I riddle it and put a layer of coal on it smoke comes out of the door when I put the layer on so I shut the door quickly but then it smokes the kitchen out thru the black vent - the log fire in the lounge seems away. The sweep asked about new flues and I told him they'd been replaced about three years ago. What has set this off? I've had it 20 + years and it was here in the cottage when I moved in ........ Please help joanie XXXXXXXXXXX

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Michael replied 4 years ago.
Welcome and thank you for trusting your technical issue with Just Answer Pearl!
Hi Joanie,
I am Tech Michael and I will be assisting you today.
I have some questions for you in order to assist you the best way possible.
Thank you for your patience as these are technical issues:-)
This is a clear indication of a blockage in the flu or air gates somewhere.
As long as air can get in from the gates, and air can vent from the flu you wouldn't have this happen.
I would have the tech come back at no additional cost to you so he can check this.
I will stick with you on this until it is fixed but Since this question may continue for some time, if you will rate my service as good or better
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so your question won't close or time out and you can contact me anytime at no additional cost.
Thank you
Tech Michael

Expert:  Kat-cssm replied 4 years ago.
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