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"It went well. The initial inspection was quick - a quick glance and he determined the problem. He returned at a later date to insert the new liner, and remove" the debris from the old clay liner. Very satisfied.

-Jim B.

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"The N technician arrived promptly and immediately set to work laying out his drop cloth and equipment, ensuring a" swift and immaculate cleaning of the fireplace. Then, using the chimney sweep equipment, "swept" the chimney flue, examined the damper and even made a few safety recommendations, i.e. a fireproof rug for the hearth. N technicians are always efficient and friendly. I recommend them highly and use their services after every cord of wood is burned.

-linda D.

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The cost will be determined by the type and length and the connection made to the gas furnace. Type of liner is based on the acidic moisture output and the appliance afue rating. Highly efficient appliances will need a stainless alloy liner like AL29-4c which can cost retail $65/ft plus components for connection (another $150) plus labor $70/hr and taxes for 6 inch round. ($58/ft for 5" rd)

Less efficient systems (below 83% afue rating) can utilize aluminum vent pipe that comes as a kit for about $325, plus labor $70/hr. Basic installations can take 3-4 hours.

B-vent connections are commonly used with gas venting infront of connection to the vent or liner.

Most masonry chimneys cannot take the excessive moisture produced from todays high efficient gas systems and are often vented with pvc, by-passing the masonry chimney and exiting outside the foundation. If that is not possible then inserting either a AL49-c stainless or aluminum liner down the terra-cotta flue of the chimney designated for the furnace in order to make a connection at the appliance in the basement or crawl space.

Every system has its own challenges and set backs so average costs can change with install complexity and length of vent.

For further info contact me at Davelamm@classicchimney.com or call 919-782-2879

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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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I don't know if I was taken, but they said major stuff needed to be done.
They said we needed to re-line the chimney because inside it was cracked in a year or two for $2500
New gas logs and stuff $1350.00 I found it on amazon for one half the price
We bought the house one year ago, and my husband reminded me the home inspector ...More said nothing was wrong with the chimney.
I bought chimney sweep but was told I had major problems that would cost me thousands of dollars.
- Regina F.
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was very thorough and helpful. He removed the birds with no incident and also pointed out suggestions for proper chimney maintenance. He installed a new chimney cap and provided paperwork for a warranty I could mail in.
- Jason L.
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The technicians were punctual, did the work quickly and left the place clean. I was very satisfied with the overall service. They clearly explained the results of the inspection.
- Hoshang M.
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was excellent. He was neat, professional, and extremely knowledgeable.
He presented us with a detailed inspection report, including photos. We discussed all of the options and what we might need. As it turns out, we did not need any of the chimneys to be cleaned, so that service was not performed. ...More was able to answer our questions and generated a proposal for us.


- Amy D.
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The gentlemen showed up exactly at the time promised. They brought in all their equipment, as well as tarps to cover the floor and surrounding areas so that there would be as little mess as possible. They did their work quickly, very neatly & were extremely pleasant. They cleaned up the little bit of dust that fell onto the floor, and left no mess ...More at all. I was extremely happy with both their attitudes and work, and would definitely use them again.
- Ellen S.
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gave us a fair estimate of the work, including the chimney, whose sorry state he found unacceptable and unsafe. We agreed on a date and a price and he stuck to both exactly.
My main concerns with having masonry work done were these: it's expensive and we won't be able to tell the difference. Yes, it was expensive ...More in terms of dollar-outlay, but the house looks a thousand times better. And I totally trust the work that they did.
There was minor damage to the interior plaster, but helped us to fix that.
We were very pleased with this work.
- Megan M.
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I gave him a $200 check that he said he would not deposit, but he said preferred they pay with cash when done. He missed the appointment on the Wed Oct. 21st of 2015. He called and said he was sick. He had already deposited the check. was the one who was supposed to do the work, but when the owner came over he on the approx. ...More the 30th he said would not be doing the work. He brought another guy that he said would be doing the work, but that was not the agreement, so I asked him to please send out. He said schedule was too full to put her back on it. He said " works with his head and not his body." When I brought the check up he said you the money after 3 days, even though it was their fault it was longer than that because they canceled. The owner then told me he would give me my money back at the end of the month cause that's when he does his bookkeeping. He has not responded to me at all since.
- Grisele W.
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We have owned our house for seven years and have never had the chimney cleaned, so when Angie's list had a special offer we took advantage of it. A1 had good ratings with Angie's - but we didn't know what to expect. As promised, we were called the night before the appointment to confirm. I didn't get home from work until after 8 ...More p.m., but called anyway, expecting to leave a message. Nope, someone answered the phone (not a 'service' either - someone who could actually confirm my appointment) and we confirmed details.
The next morning, Bill called 30 minutes before arriving (as I was told he would do). He showed up, was friendly, put on booties, and examined the chimney on the inside. We shared that the last time we lit a fire, the smoke backed up into the room, and he immediately asked if we had had new windows or sliding glass doors installed (which we had). He explained that there was a pressure equalization issue and told us how to potentially fix it. He then grabbed a ladder and he and his colleague cleaned the chimney. They were in and out in 20 minutes or so - and left no indication at all that they had even been in the house.
They were smart, nice and knowledgeable, as well as being priced right. We're very satisfied!


- Dahlia H.

Chimney Repair Services in Waterbury, CT

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844 Venting, Inc.

1000 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport

A & B Slate Roofing

85 West Shore Drive
Enfield

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

Above & Beyond Home Improvement, LLC

34 Greenbrier Rd
East Hartford

Advanced Chimney Solutions Llc

9 Richard Ln
Prospect

ADVANCED MASONRY LLC

26 GREEN HILL RD
North Haven

ALB-European Masonry

PO Box 179
Thomaston

Ales Renovations

321 Main St.
Farmington

Alex Masonry

62 Sky Hill Cir
Waterbury

Allied Specialty Contracting

572-A Hilliard St
Manchester

America One Abatement Inc.

40 Atwater Street
New Haven

Andy's Home Improvement Center

32 Wintonbury Ave
Bloomfield

ANG Construction

81 Rosemount Ave.
Waterbury

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

680 Mix Ave Apt 1M
Hamden

Campano's Home improvement

592 Williams rd
Wallingford

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

coastline masonry co

17 crystal st
Wethersfield

Connecticut River Valley Hardscape LLC

15 Sadler St
Windsor Locks

connecticutwindow

PO BOX 809
Somers

Contracting USA

100 Cold Spring Road
Rocky Hill

Country Style Homes

38 fairview ave.
Bristol

CT Masons LLC

426 Lazy Ln
Southington

Dedicated Construction

143 Kenyon St
Hartford

Dee's Roofing Co. Inc.

P.O. Box 893
Branford

DFS In-Home Services

2505 Carmel Ave.

DH & K Construction LLC

12 Spindle Hill Rd
Wolcott

Diamond Roofing Specialist Inc

99 Brookside Rd
Waterbury

Didonato Building & Remodeling

20 Clinton Hill Rd
Wolcott

Doctor Roof N' Shine

p.o. box 7223
Prospect

Domina Construction

Wethersfield Ave
Hartford

Don's Superior Home Improvements

295 East Cedar St.
Newington

DYNAMIC HOME IMPROVEMENT

19 Summary St
Meriden

EDI Masonry & Landscaping LLC

229 Pheasant Dr.
Rocky Hill

Emini Masonry

137 Martone street

empire restoration

80 berncliff dr
Northford

Empire Restoration

80 berncliff dr.
Northford

Energy Services

24 Silver Hill Road
Derby

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

Fireplace Etc

912 Boston Post Rd
Milford

Forcucci Construction Inc.

388 Mountain Road
Cheshire

GoldStar Remodeling Co. llc

PO Box 432
East Windsor

GUY CANTONE & SONS MASON CONTR

80 WILLOWBROOK RD
Cromwell

HENRY'S ROOFING CO INC

77 NEWPORT AVE
West Hartford

House Miracels

120 Mason Ave
Waterbury

IBX Services

186 Clinton B Fiske Avenue

J Thomas Roofing LLC

342 Phoenixville Rd
Chaplin

John C Fiderio & Sons Inc

687 Broad St
Meriden

KW Contractors Inc

141 Booth St
New Britain

Lad Scapes LLC

238 Gwen Rd
Meriden

Landmark Restorations LLC

73 Florence Rd 2B

M & J Roofing LLC

103 Union City Rd
Prospect

M & R Masonry LLC

773 Congress Ave
Waterbury

Majestic Hardscapes & Masonry LLC

775 Middletown Rd
Colchester

McAree Mason Contractors Inc.

22 Doris Road
Bristol

MG Masonry

60 Connecticut 87
Andover

MICHAELANGELO'S ROOFING

90 FORESTVIEW DR
Wolcott

Millstream Construction

219 Naubuc Ave
East Hartford

Mod Tech HOME DESIGN

114 Balance Rock Rd
Seymour

Mr fix it repairs

15 greenfield st

Mr Fix It Roofing Company

293 Main Street
Hartford

MRC, Masonry, Restoration, Construction.

111 FRIENDSHIP STREET
Willimantic

MTM Masonry & Chimney Llc

14 Waterbury Rd
Prospect

N.E. CUSTOM CONCRETE & MASONRY

112 PERSHING DRIVE
Ansonia

Nutmeg Masonry

79 Wildflower Road
East Hartford

Oakville Home Improvements LLC

289 Skilton Rd
Watertown

OC Additions & Remodeling

59 Constitution St
Wallingford

ONE SOURCE Facility Maintenance

862 East Center Street
Wallingford

Pro Home Builders & Remodeling

226 Baxter Ln
Milford

Pro Source LLC

504 Main St
Farmington

S&A Masonry

61 MALLORY RD
Roxbury

Safeside Chimney & Duct Cleaning

120 Ledyard St
Hartford

Sammy Masonry

37 BOSSE RD
Waterbury

Scott's Carpentry

826 south main street
Plantsville

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

Sibbick Construction

18 School House Rd
Wallingford

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

TK Masonry LLC

1456 Farmington Ave
Farmington

Top Level Inc

180 Wetherell St
Manchester

Top Notch Chimney Cleaning

24 Dixwell Ave
New Haven

Trademark Enterprise

Po box 153
Wallingford

Tufano Restoration,LLC

East Haven,Ct
East Haven

UltimatePro

64 Nutmeg Hill Rd
Hamden

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

Weingast Jeremy

650 Farmington Ave
Hartford

WHITE & KATZMAN PROPERTY SERVICES, LLC

111 ROBERTS ST
East Hartford

Wildlife Strategies

PO Box 310865
Newington

Wildlife Strategies LLC

12 Pleasant St
East Windsor

Williams Construction

67 Fields Street
East Hartford

Wojenski Restoration LLC

361 Masarik Ave
Stratford

Ziks and Son Masonry

581 Main Street
Middlefield

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