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After a lot of back and forth on securing a time/date, the team came in and did the job. they suggested some non crucial improvements and tips on getting the fire operating properly.
- dan O.
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My husband and I just finished a major rehab of a home that we recently purchased. All of the contractors we found from Angie's list were outstanding...except for
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. The day after they installed a new flue, my roofer went on the roof to make sure that the roof was in good shape. When he called me he told me that the roof was fine, but that there were bricks dislodged from the top of the chimney and there was a lot of debris around it. I told him that the flue had just been repaired the day before. He said, "those guys should not have left it in this condition" I called
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. At first he said that there was nothing wrong with the chimney, then he finally admitted that he had never been on our roof when he gave the original estimate. Nor was he there for the repair. Finally he agreed to send his crew back to remediate this. A few days later I was speaking to our next door neighbor. He said that he could see the
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guys working on the house and "they really left a mess and looked like they didn't know what they were doing". I was very upset to hear this. We were trying to address a potential carbon monoxide hazard that came up on the house inspection. The bottom line: I never would have known the condition that my roof was left in, if my roofer hadn't been scheduled to go up the following day!

I wrote a letter to the owner
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and he called me. No apologies for the way his crew left my roof. We are having another company coming this weekend to evaluate if we still have a problem.

- Susan K.
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Provided a professional estimate, responded back in a timely manner. The estimate provided was on the high side for the work that needed to be done.
- Marco P.
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, the technician, arrived on time. He was extremely courteous and polite. He explained in detail what I needed done, a chimney liner. He prepared an estimate and included a brochure.
I told him I would like to schedule
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to do the liner for my chimney.
- BARBARA R.
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It went just fine. The service done was an annual inspection and cleaning I have done as part of my regular fireplace maintenance program. I have a high efficiency, wood burning fireplace insert. I use the fireplace to help heat my home so it is in use on a daily basis from approximately November through March. Due to this heavy use, it is important that the fireplace is operating safely and efficiently. Dr. Flue arrived on schedule at the designated day and speedily went to work. The service person acted in a professional manner. He did a superb job and cleaned up so there was no mess and there was no damage to my unit. He provided me with a verbal and a written report with photos of the inside of my flue.. Since this was a routine yearly maintenance and no other service was required, this was all pretty straightforward. My only reservation is the cost seemed a bit high for just a cleaning and inspection. In the past, I have had another company (which didn't charge as much) do this service, but I was not satisfied with their level of professionalism and the serviceman damaged the baffle blanket on the fireplace. So on balance, I guess the higher cost from Dr. Flue was worth the extra cost. I certainly will employ them to service my fireplace in the future.
- Fred K.
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Received an itemized quote from
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, the Sales Manager, on 22April2014 to replace the concrete crown of my chimney, and caulk/patch the stucco sides of the chimney. Paid the required 40% deposit in early May to get on their schedule. Was told to expect a 6-week lead time, which would have put the work being done sometime mid-to-late June.
The first crew came out 21July, fully a month late, and performed some repairs. I wasn't really upset about the delay since this wasn't an emergency, and I know we had a lot of rainy weather in June-
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that could have delayed outdoor jobs. But after I got up on the roof to look at things, I found the work was far less than what was quoted. Instead of replacing the crown, the crew attempted some minor patching of it. Instead of paintable sand-textured stone-colored caulk being used to fill other cracks as per the quote, plain white caulk was used (appeared to be non-paintable latex to me, but it definitely wasn't colored and stood out in any case). Numerous cracks and flaking were still evident. I emailed
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that the work was not as promised, and that I assumed his crew had decided the full scope of his quote wasn't necessary once they saw the chimney. I proposed that the company accept the 40% deposit as payment in full for the partial completion of the quoted effort.

I heard nothing from
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, but the president of the company,
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, called and said he'd visit my house and look things over. He did when I wasn't home, and called back to say they weren't done.
About a week later on 01Aug,
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left me a message that the crew had been out that day and completed the repairs. That evening I climbed back up on the roof and checked. I saw no change in the chimney. So I emailed
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repeating that the work wasn't what as quoted, and again proposed they accept the partial payment. I also asked for a written reply to my email because I had just gotten a "past due" notice for the remaining balance.

Fort Wayne Chimney Repair Services Provider Name Locked
then called me at home in the evening to tell me they had been experiencing some internal communication issues, something about nobody understanding what
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meant on his quote, and that they would be back out again to complete the repairs. The quote seemed very explicit to me.
On 15Aug, someone was out to work on the chimney---for the third time. When I got back out on the roof to look, the crown looked better, but there was now a swath of dried mortar and dust crusted onto the shingles around the base of the chimney. Clearly no effort was made to cover the shingles while the crew applied the wet cement, and I can only guess as to why. I emailed
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with my latest observations and expressed my disappointment in all parts of the process which had dragged out since May. Unfortunately, I felt that the chimney was probably as good as it was going to get and consented to pay the balance, since I was also now worried about what would happen if they had to come out a fourth time.

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did respond to my messages, but he would never do so in writing (even when specifically asked), which is a red flag to me.
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was nearly unresponsive once the deposit was paid.

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was a hassle to deal with, and they left me with a stained roof. I would not recommend this company.
- Patrick S.
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Used
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to repair my mother-in-laws chimney cap and bricks. He responded very quickly with a quote and told us right up front that he was busy with other jobs but that this was not a dangerous or critical situation. He said he'd come and do the work when he was next in the area, which was fine with us. He called us once to let us know that he had not forgotten about the job to reassure us. He called after the job had been completed to communicate with us that he had done the job and that all was well. Appreciated his honesty and follow-thru.
- Timothy D.
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When the vent pipe change didn't appear to reduce the backdraft, the 2 (nice and hardworking) young men removed the furnace vent pipe and discovered the blockage back inside the wall. They then worked diligently to remove as much of the material as they could and succeeded in eliminating the backdraft to the water heater.
- Elizabeth B.
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He was here on time, seemed thorough. Did not want to charge us since it was an easy check that took a short amount of time. He was very professional. Would definitely recommend him to others.
- Connie C.
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My mom was there and noticed he was very professional and clean. He did a thorough job and came on time. he was very professional and left an estimate for an additional job.
- Christine L.
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All Chimney Repair Services in Fort Wayne, IN

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A & B Construction

3101 Taylor St
Fort Wayne, IN
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A&M Home Services

66050 US Hwy 31
Lakeville, IN
Hi, i am jared and i run the basement waterproofing division. we run one crew of 3 to 4...

Acculevel

9495 N Waldron Rd
Rossville, IN
Family owned & operated business. a dry home is a healthy home. acculevel is committed to...

ADVANCED MAINTENANCE SERVICES

PO BOX 5612
Fort Wayne, IN

American Animal Control

11877 N Pine Rd
Syracuse, IN
American animal control is northern indiana and southern michigan's fastest growing and most...

Baker's Contract Building & Remodeling

11833 Hood Street P.O. BOX 68
Harlan, IN
Baker's contract building & remodeling is a well established and experienced family owned...

Byers Construction Inc

17001 Edgerton Rd
New Haven, IN
Welcome to byers construction – the roofing and siding contractor of choice for thousands of...

Byers Masonry

1437 Anderson Dr
Garrett, IN

Callahan Painting & Home Improvements

13800 Oakview Blvd
Cleveland, OH
4-8 employees. no subs. cost is determined by the job.

Chimney 1 Inc.

10245 Fritz Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
Professional chimney & dryer vent services. wood stoves & fireplace inserts sales & install. ...

Chimney Cricket

32551 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI
Chimney cricket in livonia, michigan is proud to support a team of csia certified chimney...

Cochran Exteriors LLC

6330 E 75th St
Indianapolis, IN
Cochran exteriors serves our customers with professional, effective roofing and contracting...

D & D Roofing

2781 County Rd
Auburn, IN
We are a family operated business that offers the best of everything. we use only top quality...

D.J.'s Handyman

710 3rd St
Fort Wayne, IN

DGA Roofing Inc

14350 Mundy Dr
Noblesville, IN
Dga roofing, inc dba midwest & southern restoration specializes in storm restoration and...

Dusty Brothers, Inc

8909 Brooks Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
Additional phone - (260) 466-0531, (260) 471-7727. family owned & operated.

GRIGGS REMODELING

605 KINNAIRD AVE
Fort Wayne, IN
Owner operated business specializing in home repair and maintenance.

Hartwig Construction

13808 Johnson Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
I have been in construction for 40 years i love to build anything.i enjoy working with people.

Honorable Home Repairs

9018 Village Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN
Honorable home repairs, inc. has been serving customers in the fort wayne area since 2005. i...

INDIANA ADVANCED co

3604 STAFFORD DR
Fort Wayne, IN
We are a local family owned construction company and have been in business for 35 years......

J YODER INC

7802 YOUNG RD
Fort Wayne, IN
Local owned and operated general contractor, specializing in insurance repairs since 1941.

Kingdom Construction

1115 S. Pennsylvania St
Marion, IN
Kingdom exteriors is not the average insurance claim contracting company randomly pulled out...

Leslie's Roofing LLC

6220 Falcon Ln
Gainesville, GA
Licensed and insured for all of ga. we offer a lifetime warranty on all of our work, repairs...

Masoner & Sons

2221 Parkland Dr
Fort Wayne, IN
Uniquely our last name is masoner, masonry has been in our family for generations. ...

MPP Contracting LLc

2403 N clinton
Fort Wayne, in
We are a locally owned company that offers a handyman service

Old Fort Roofing LLC

5738 industrial road
Fort Wayne, IN
We are a second generation company that has been serving the fort wayne area for over 50...

Old Smokeys Fireplace and Chimney

101 OLD SMOKEY AVE
Ashley, IN
Additional phone - (260) 587-9691.

PETE'S HANDYMAN SERVICES

214 ELMER AVE
Fort Wayne, IN
We are a home improvements & repair service. we do offer senior citizen discounts.

R & R Roofing

9651 Gemini Dr
Indianapolis, IN
Roofing

Redline Building Contractors LLC

7638 Hosler Rd
Leo, IN
Building contracting

Renaissance Roofing Inc

2306 Lemp Ave
Saint Louis, MO
We specialize in historic roofing systems including natural slate, clay tile, wood shake, and...

Skaggs Construction, LLC

139 S Boehning St
Indianapolis, IN
With me you will find that ill get the job done right fist time and you'll be satisied. im...

Smokeys Daylily Gardens

101 Old Smokey Ave
Ashley, IN
Additional website - smokeysdaylilygardens.com. additional email -...

Stars Chimney Service Inc

6612 Rapp Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
Stars chimney service was established in 1978, 35 years ago. it is family owned and operated....

Weathertight Exteriors

526 Broadway st
New Haven, IN

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