New Haven Chimney Repair Services

in New Haven, IN

33
Chimney Repair Services are
in New Haven

11
Chimney Repair Services in New Haven
are top rated

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Constance H.
"Initial call went really well, could tell these folks didn't have time to fool around. Appointment was today for an inspection which
to a determination" that work was required. Explanation was very detailed from causes suspected to expectations upon completion. Tech was very knowledgeable and honestly seemed bummed to have concluded we needed some work! Was extremely pleased at the level of professionalism from start to finish. Am in the books and happy I called for an inspection.
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Martin L.
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and Big
came to my home,
who I also know from doing and estimate for and air conditioner that I eventually" had them install and that worked out Great ice cold air all summer no problems at all . Didn't disappointment me this time either they were very professional explained to me everything I needed to know and was very reasonably priced.
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Katherine B.
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was friendly, courteous, and professional. he had what he needed with him ,so didn't have to make another trip, getting everything done right away and" efficiently. He is someone that you would feel comfortable with both in and outside of your home. We were very happy with him and his work.

Local Articles in New Haven

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.

Photo by John Griffin
John Pilger of the highly rated Chief Chimney Services in Smithtown, N.Y., says shady chimney companies target homeowners in his area.

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.

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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.

A chimney inspection covers every part of the structure, interior and exterior. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member David G. of Portland, Oregon)
Chimney Repair, Chimney Sweep

Chimneys, fireplaces and vents need to be inspected at least once per year. Even an unused chimney needs to be checked for possible animal nests or damage.

The exposed portion of your chimney receives more weather abuse than any other masonry on a building, says Bard. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Jane L. of Philadelphia)
Chimney Repair

By paying yearly attention to your chimney crown to catch issues early, you can save yourself costly chimney repairs and extend the life of your chimney.

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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 New Haven

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When I ordered the deal I'm 99% positive that it did not say that Chimney work was not included in the deal. I was not contacted for a few weeks after the purchase and when I was
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sounded like he knew there was a problem on your end, or theirs. It sounds like the description was changed after the purchase! Either way, I would just like my money back please.
- Gino T.
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Arrived on time, even though we weren't home to receive him. He called and I met him. He dealt well with the yard dogs even feeding them some dog biscuits while he waited. He then cleaned and inspected the fireplace, eliminating wasps and one brown recluse spider. He then sealed the opening of the fireplace with plastic and tape and proceeded to the roof to complete the sweeping of the chimney. The then returned and again cleaned out the residual mess from the fireplace. He was professional and did not make a mess of the house in doing what is a very dirty job. I will be calling him back to clean the dryer vent.
- Larry F.
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I was only in town for a few days between business trips, so I emailed them ask if they could work me in when I got back. They answered the email that night - AFTER 8 pm! We set up an appointment for two days later. The owner came right on time, did the work quickly, and made no mess whatsoever. He was great! Made some really good recommendations for improving the chimneys. They are some of the nicest people I've ever met in San
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. Use their service. You will NOT be disappointed!
- Steve S.
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was easy to deal with -- he is straightforward & honest. He gave us the best estimate of the 3 estimates we got, but it was also the most complete in terms of fixing all bad brick sections. I had to reschedule when I had unexpected expenses in June, & he was very understanding. We finally got the work done in October. He came with his team on schedule and got the work done in 2 days. We are extremely happy with his work & would recommend him to anyone.
- MARLENE D.
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It took them just a day to do the work. The cleanup was great. I asked them to save the chimney bricks to match my older home's exterior. They did a great job to clean the mortar from the bricks and stacking them up in my garage. The yard was left in great shape too. One section of the apron blew off and I called them; they were out within two hours to put it back in place. They also let me pay off the work over a period of three months, which I really loved.
- Beth E.
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I am very pleased with the professionalism of
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. When I originally booked the job, I knew it would be several months before it would be completed, and they kept me apprised of when it would be done. The job was completed in one day, and the place was tidy when they left. I would gladly use
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Mansonry again.
- gregory C.
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Called to repair my chimney. Initially received a call back. Was told that he would come out to look at the work. No one ever came out to the property. I called again and never heard back.
- Quinn P.

All Chimney Repair Services in New Haven, IN

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

A & B Construction

3101 Taylor St
Fort Wayne

A&M Home Services

66050 US Hwy 31
Lakeville

Acculevel

9495 N Waldron Rd
Rossville

American Animal Control

11877 N Pine Rd
Syracuse

Baker's Contract Building & Remodeling

11833 Hood Street P.O. BOX 68
Harlan

Byers Construction Inc

17001 Edgerton Rd
New Haven

Byers Masonry

1437 Anderson Dr
Garrett

Chimney 1 Inc.

10245 Fritz Rd
Fort Wayne

Cochran Exteriors LLC

6330 E 75th St
Indianapolis

D & D Roofing

2781 County Rd
Auburn

D.J.'s Handyman

710 3rd St
Fort Wayne

DGA Roofing Inc

14350 Mundy Dr
Noblesville

Duramax Roofing and Construction Inc

8415 Southern Springs Dr
Indianapolis

Dusty Brothers, Inc

8909 Brooks Rd
Fort Wayne

GRIGGS REMODELING

605 KINNAIRD AVE
Fort Wayne

Hartwig Construction

13808 Johnson Rd
Fort Wayne

Honorable Home Repairs

9018 Village Dr.
Fort Wayne

INDIANA ADVANCED co

3604 STAFFORD DR
Fort Wayne

J YODER INC

7802 YOUNG RD
Fort Wayne

Kingdom Construction

1115 S. Pennsylvania St
Marion

Leslie's Roofing LLC

6220 Falcon Ln

Masoner & Sons

2221 Parkland Dr
Fort Wayne

MPP Contracting LLc

2403 N clinton

Old Fort Roofing LLC

5738 industrial road
Fort Wayne

PETE'S HANDYMAN SERVICES

214 ELMER AVE
Fort Wayne

R & R Roofing

9651 Gemini Dr
Indianapolis

Skaggs Construction, LLC

139 S Boehning St
Indianapolis

Smokeys Daylily Gardens

101 Old Smokey Ave
Ashley

Stars Chimney Service Inc

6612 Rapp Rd
Fort Wayne

Weathertight Exteriors

526 Broadway st
New Haven

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