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were courteous, diligent and thorough. They managed to complete all scheduled work" within a dry weather window. I would highly recommend
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-Ken V.

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"Bottom Line: Recommend this company for good chimney maintenance, but not to solve any roof leakage problems unless you know for a fact
is" the issue. Inspection and Estimate: Initially contacted company due to water leakage in attic in and around one of the metal chimneys. Scheduling an appointment for an inspection and estimate was easy and prompt. Technician was able to get on roof, review potential causes, and provide a detailed estimate including pictures from the roof. Execution of Work. Work was easily scheduled for one week later and was completed in less than an hour. Technician explained what he completed again with pictures. Unfortunately, during the very next rain, the leak returned, so the problem was not fixed. Since the company was hired to fix the leak vice conduct yearly maintenance, would have appreciated a follow-up from the company after several weeks asking if the leak had been fixed. If this had been done, I might have brought the same company back out to further investigate. Since they did not, I decided not to reward the non-completion of the task (fix the leak), and go with a roofing company specializing in any roof leaks. Cost: Total cost was exactly as estimated and was the best of three top-rated Angie's List providers.

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Chimneys

If you have a wood-burning fireplace, be sure to have it cleaned and inspected regularly to reduce the risk of fire. But be careful who you hire because chimney-repair scams are common.

How to avoid chimney repair scams

These scams lure homeowners via phone solicitations, door-to-door sales pitches or ads offering too-good-to-be-true prices.

Brick chimney and roof
Chimney Repair

Scams lure homeowners via solicitations, door-to-door sales pitches and ads offering too-good-to-be-true prices.

Parts of your chimney
Chimney Repair

Here are the basic components of a chimney. Be sure to ask your contractor for details about any special consideration in your chimney's setup.

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Chimney sweep and fireplace inspection, cleaning
Chimney Sweep, Chimney Repair

Regular chimney inspection and cleaning helps prevent fires from creosote buildup and saves money on repairs. Here’s a look at what’s involved and the costs.

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Most all professional chimney sweeps now utilize the National Fire Protection  211 Standard for chimneys, fireplaces , Vents and solid fuel-burning appliances for chimney inspections, which determines when and whether he has to access the roof.

There are 3 levels of inspection  The most commonly performed are Level 1 and level 2  are listed:

Level 1            Done as Annual Inspection

                      Routine cleaning of the flue

                      Direct replacement of a similar appliance

Level 1 inspection is recommended for a chimney under continued service under the same conditions with the continued use of the same appliance.

IN A Level 1 inspection, your chimney service tech should examine the *READILY ACCESSIBLE portions of the appliance and the chimney connection. HE will be looking for basic Soundness of the chimney structure and flue as well as the basic appliance installations and connections. HE will also Verify that  the chimney is free of obstruction and combustible deposits.

* Readily accessible Means that no special equipment is required to gain such access, ie.Ladder

 

LEVEL 2            Upon sale or transfer of a property

                       After an operating malfunction or an external event is likely to have caused damage to the chimney

                        Addition or removal of one or more connected appliances, or the replacement of an appliance withone of a different type, a different input rting or a different efficiency.

                        Prior to relining or replacement of the flue lining

 

Level 2 insp. are required when any changes are made to the system. Changes can include a change of Fuel Type, changes in shape or material in the flue,Replacement or addition of an appliance of a disimilar type, input rating or efficiency. Building fires, chimney fire or other seismic events as well as weather events or obvious construction defects would be indicators that a level 2 is warranted.

 

Level 2 includes everything in a level 1 PLUS the *Accessible portions of the chimney exterior and interior including attic, crawl spaces and basements. it addresses proper clearances from combustible in accessible locations.There are no speciality tools required to open or access doors, panels, or coverings during a level 2 insp.  The level 2  insp should also include the visual inspection by video scanning equipment or by other means in order to examine the internaql surfaces and joints of all the flue liners inside the chimney structure. No removal or demolition or any permrnantely attached portions of the chimney or building structure or finish shall be required in a level 2 insp.

*ACCESSIBLE means if you can get to it with special equipment do it but you dont have to take apart anything for said access. Use of ladders and cameras just no demolition.

 

LEVEL 3  SEE NFPA 211 STANDARD FOR DETAILS

 

***THE REAL ANSWER to this question lies with the accessibility of the top of the chimney and roof type.  Most professional sweeps want to examine up close the top of the chimney for cracked masonry crowns , which is very common, Flashing issues, top view down flue, and for prefab chimneys to insp the condition of the Chase cover and cap.

Note that the use of a special tool (ladder) to gain access to the chimney is under a level 2 inspection, which can be additional costs since it is a much more thorough inspection.

It is possible to sweep and do a level 1 insp. without accessing the roof. 

 

Also most professional sweeps have equipment that allows us to sweep the chimney with a rotary system that is operated from inside at the fireplace opening and achieve a much better cleaning than pushing brushes down from the top and without getting on the roof. We also video scan the flue from the hearth so the homeowner can be a part of that inspection or "chimney-oscopy". They see the live action of the top of the chimney and conditions that exist inside their system so when they get their report they know they are not some stock pics that could be used to sell repairs but the actual pics of the conditions they viewed in their system. And we do not have to access the roof.

If the chimney access requires multiple ladders or is a "brush with death", there could be extra cost, and the sweep would make an onsite decision regarding the ability to safely reach the top of the chimney or have to use a lesser option of binoculars or rely on experience to determine whats going on up top based on visible symptoms,  if access is too dangerous or not possible.

 

So don't discount a sweeps knowledge or ability on whether he gets on the roof or not. Check him out on referral sites , company web site, credentials, training and experience. Get referals and check on liability insurance and you should be able to find a sweep that can meet your need. If you are in North Carolina check us out at ClassicChimney.com. For the last 25 years we have been sweeping and inspecting chimneys, certified formerly by the CSIA for 15 years and current member of the NC Guild. give us a call  9197822879

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Chimney Repair reviews in Waterbury

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This was the second time I used
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
& Masonry.



Great service both times. Professional. Friendly. On time. Easy to schedule. Crew was extremely careful not to damage anything and cleaned up afterwards.



Highly recommended!



I will continue to use them for all my chimney needs.
- JEREMY H.
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Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
did an incredible job rebuilding our chimney. It's absolutely beautiful and I never thought a chimney could be beautiful. He is very meticulous and a skilled worker.
- minna L.
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I was not present for the appointment and don't really know what constitutes a good or bad chimney cleaning. Having said that, they were very friendly when setting up the appointment and my wife, who was there during the work, had no concerns about their professionalism, work or anything like that. I am happy with the service provided and will use them again for chimney service and possibly other masonry work around the house as needed. They did recommend several repairs to the chimney and the price for each seemed very reasonable.
- Matt M.
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They were very nice, professional and clean. The price was good. Unfortunately they could not provide the service since my tile is painted. I appreciate the fact that they acknowledged that they can't provide the service rather than just doing it.
- RON R.
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The work was mostly not done. The work that was done was very shoddy. I spoke with the owner,
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
, who said he would come down to inspect the work but he never came. He then offered a few hundred dollars refund, not enough given the work he actually did. Ultimately I had recourse through my credit card company and was refunded.
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
responded to the inquiry by my credit card company by writing that I was a "dead beat who doesn't pay his bills", he also used some very colorful language on the phone. I had to hire another company to repair the chimney but I still have stains from rusted chicken wire running down my chimney.
- steven G.
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They found that a lot of work needed to be done to our chimney before we were able to use the fireplace. Their service was great and they were very helpful and informative. In the end we ended up using a different company to do the work that needed to be done to our chimney because the competing company's price was lower.
- Sara L.
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I've employed
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
before, and he always does a great job in a friendly, professional manner. This time I needed a chimney liner installed for my gas water heater, which was exhausting directly into a masonry chimney.
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
came by my home twice to give me an estimate and check out all the details so he could get the correct parts and quantity. He was always exactly on time for his appointments, and the same was true of the day he actually did the work.
While installing a chimney liner is fairly routine, it was complicated by the extreme height of my home (about 35 feet) and steepness of my roof (12 over 12).
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
also encountered a wasp nest and had to relocate his ladder to avoid getting stung. And it was a brutally hot, sunny day.
Anyway, he installed the liner, added a piece of supported sheet metal across the top of the chimney and under the cap to keep out driving rain, and added additional sealant and sheet metal to the seam in the stone chimney cap to ensure no rain would get through that way either. (Sealing the seam was something he did on his own initiative for no extra charge.)
A couple days later I noticed a little excess mortar on the chimney and a couple of small gouges in the roof shingles, probably because the shingles were so soft in the extreme heat. I called
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
and he came out that day and removed the excess mortar and replaced the damaged roof shingles, then called later to make sure I was satisfied.
- George H.
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Main chimney is very high, it took 10 levels of scaffolding to access it. It is difficult to find a contractor willing to work on it.
3 new 24" flues were required which added $200 to the estimate.
On
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
8, I pointed out to
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
that a few sections near the ground level were not repointed when they did original job. He will return and point these up. As of
Waterbury Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
29, I am waiting for this to be done.
- Marilyn B.

Chimney Repair Services in Waterbury, CT

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3G CHIMNEY LLC

398 MAIN ST
Torrington

844 Venting, Inc.

1000 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport

A Custom To LLC

6526 River Pkwy

A K Remodeling and Design Services

40 N Plains Industrial Rd
Wallingford

A to Z Chimney Sweep

29 Becker Ave
Berlin

a1 homeimprovement llc

493 southington rd

AAA Sammy Masonry

37 Bosse Rd
Waterbury

AB Gutters LLC

547 Thompson Ave
East Haven

Advanced Chimney Solutions Llc

9 Richard Ln
Prospect

ADVANCED MASONRY LLC

26 GREEN HILL RD
North Haven

ALB-European Masonry

PO Box 179
Thomaston

Alex Masonry

62 Sky Hill Cir
Waterbury

Allied Specialty Contracting

572-A Hilliard St
Manchester

America One Abatement Inc.

40 Atwater Street
New Haven

Annex roofing and siding and home improvement

34 chamberlain place
East Haven

Arnold Company

60 Hedgehog Ln
West Simsbury

Arnold's Masonry, LLC

Wooster Ave
Waterbury

Better Business Services

118 Main St
Manchester

Billings Media Blasting

75 Naubuc Avenue
Glastonbury

Bova construction

46 wolcott rd
Wolcott

BRAGAIA MASONRY

40 WOODLAND AVE
Bloomfield

BUCKLAND HOME CONTRACTOR

48 WELCH St
Plainville

C L Home Improvements

18 Cardo Rd
Hamden

C&H RESTORATION LLC

169 SCHOOL ST #9
Hamden

Candy's Chimney Service

17 Kerry St
Manchester

CASINI MASONRY

515 QUAKER FARMS RD
Oxford

Catracho Masonry,LLC

107 Olmstead st
East Hartford

CD BUILDERS INC

100 WEST RD
Ellington

Chaput Natural Stone & Pavers LLC

132 Chimneysweep Hill Rd
Glastonbury

Chimney Lane

P.O. Box 45
Farmington

CLASSIC HOME IMPROVEMENT

55 Middle Dr
East Hartford

Connecticut Chimney & Vent LLC

81 Hogsback Rd
Oxford

Connecticut River Valley Hardscape LLC

15 Sadler St
Windsor Locks

connecticutwindow

PO BOX 809
Somers

Country Style Homes

38 fairview ave.
Bristol

Creative Masonry & Chimney LLC

1451 New Britain Ave
Farmington

CT Complete Chimney

96 Dunham Pl
Southington

CT Masons LLC

426 Lazy Ln
Southington

D & M Masonry Contractors Llc

24 Rondaly Rd
Amston

D.H. Radomski, Inc.

26 Steadman St
Hartford

Dedicated Construction

143 Kenyon St
Hartford

Dee's Roofing Co. Inc.

P.O. Box 893
Branford

DFS In-Home Services

2505 Carmel Ave.

Diamond Roofing Specialist Inc

99 Brookside Rd
Waterbury

Doctor Roof N' Shine

p.o. box 7223
Prospect

Don's Superior Home Improvements

295 East Cedar St.
Newington

EDI Masonry & Landscaping LLC

229 Pheasant Dr.
Rocky Hill

empire restoration

80 berncliff dr
Northford

Empire Restoration

80 berncliff dr.
Northford

Energy Services

24 Silver Hill Road
Derby

Eric Jackson Chimney LLC

PO Box 1115
Burlington

Eureka Service Group, LLC

70 Grove Hill Street
New Britain

Euro Masonry

274 north harker ave
Waterbury

Everlast Construction LLC

49 Burtville Ave
Derby

Exterior Works

148 Lewis St
Naugatuck

FCL Painting & Powerwashing

194 Seaview Ave
Bridgeport

Forcucci Construction Inc.

388 Mountain Road
Cheshire

GUY CANTONE & SONS MASON CONTR

80 WILLOWBROOK RD
Cromwell

HENRY'S ROOFING CO INC

77 NEWPORT AVE
West Hartford

IBX Services

186 Clinton B Fiske Avenue

J Corrigan LLC

1245 Farmington Avenue #3
West Hartford

J Thomas Roofing LLC

342 Phoenixville Rd
Chaplin

John C Fiderio & Sons Inc

687 Broad St
Meriden

K & G Masonry LLC

PO Box 1551
Farmington

K & R MASONRY & ROOFING LLC

170 CRYSTAL LAKE RD
Ellington

kevin white restorations L.L.C

76 Terrace st
East Haven

L&L Contracting, LLC

149 South St
Morris

Lad Scapes LLC

238 Gwen Rd
Meriden

Landmark Restorations LLC

73 Florence Rd 2B

M & J Roofing LLC

103 Union City Rd
Prospect

McAree Mason Contractors Inc.

22 Doris Road
Bristol

MG Masonry

60 Connecticut 87
Andover

MICHAELANGELO'S ROOFING

90 FORESTVIEW DR
Wolcott

Millstream Construction

22-5 Arthur Dr
South Windsor

MIREK MASONRY

249 FIELD ST
Newington

Mod Tech HOME DESIGN

114 Balance Rock Rd
Seymour

Mr fix it repairs

15 greenfield st

Northeastern Chimney LLC

37 Cody St
West Hartford

Oakville Home Improvements LLC

289 Skilton Rd
Watertown

Pro Home Builders & Remodeling

226 Baxter Ln
Milford

Pro Source LLC

504 Main St
Farmington

R M BOURGOIN BUILDING LLC

355 FARMINGTON AVE
Plainville

ROB`S CHIMNEY SERVICE

56 CONGRESS
Manchester

Russo Roofing Inc

355 Morse St
Hamden

S&A Masonry

61 MALLORY RD
Roxbury

Safe Roof Cleaning, LLC

160 Oak Street
Glastonbury

Safeside Chimney & Duct Cleaning

120 Ledyard St
Hartford

Sammy Masonry

37 BOSSE RD
Waterbury

SDW Property Maintenance, LLC

50 Gillett Street
Hartford

Seamless Remodeling

24 East Ave #252
New Canaan

Shamasna Tile Company

394 Main St
Portland

SHPRLLC

295 MAPLE ST
New Britain

SM Welch Remodeling

16 Ogden Lord Road
Marlborough

Strictly Chimneys LLC

54 Fawn Dr
Berlin

Superior Masonry

Deep River

Sweep Away Chimney Services LLC

125 Garrigus Crt
Wolcott

The Chimney Sweep Company LLC

121 Whitewood Dr
Hamden

TK Masonry LLC

1456 Farmington Ave
Farmington

TOP HAT CHIMNEY SWEEPS

68 WATERVIEW CIR
East Hampton

Top Level Inc

180 Wetherell St
Manchester

Total Chimney Care

116-P Research Drive
Milford

Trademark Enterprise

Po box 153
Wallingford

Tufano Restoration,LLC

East Haven,Ct
East Haven

V. Nanfito Roofing & Siding, Inc.

558 Hanover Street
Meriden

Viking Masonry

164 Avery Street
Manchester

VINCENZO MASONRY

38 Butternut Lane
Meriden

Vista Home Improvement

2003 Riverdale Rd

Weathertite Systems LLC

33 Union City Rd
Prospect

WHITE & KATZMAN PROPERTY SERVICES, LLC

111 ROBERTS ST
East Hartford

WILLIAM MOORE

1754 MADISON AVE

Williams Construction

67 Fields Street
East Hartford

Ziks and Son Masonry

581 Main Street
Middlefield

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