Cable for your Chimney Cap Cleaner, Stainless steel measuring your cable for purchase It is important to measure your cable accurately. During the months that you wish to use the Chimney Cap Cleaner regularly, the cable will remain attached to the Chimney Cap Cleaner and will therefore be laying accessible. As a safety precaution, we advise that purchasing the correct length will minimize any slack and cable that could be tripped over. We recommend the following steps:
Find your longest measuring tape (this will depend on the height of your house by typically at least 50 foot measuring tape will work) Safely access the top of your chimney (work with a friend to help and improve safety) If an outside chimney: hold the end of your measuring tape and drop the base to the ground. have your friend note the distance. An alternate method would be to measure the height of one brick form the ground and count the bricks from the top to bottom. Next – when ordering: Choose a length that is DOUBLE the measured amount. CAUTION: Do not choose a longer length or you may create a hazard due to excess cabling.
another link to help you measure for the cable http://chimneycapcleaner.com/sample-page/