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McDowell's Complete Chimney Service

Founded 1978 • Angie's List since January 2005

A Rated | 72 Reviews

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McDowell's Complete Chimney Service, Inc. is a locally owned business, established in 1978 by Wayne McDowell, a retired fire officer from Baltimore City Fire Department. He knows first-hand the importance of good fire prevention practices, emphasizing the cleaning and maintaining of all types of chimneys....

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08/01/2018

McDowell went all out to help me--a new client. I was stood up three times by other chimney inspectors and faced a looming final deadline to meet the chimney inspection/repair requirements for the sale of my house. I called McDowell after hours with a plea to fit me into their schedule. I left messages for 5 other companies as well. None of them called me back. McDowell's staff called me as soon a...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
McDowell's answered an emergency plea for a chimney inspection.

CATEGORY chimney sweep,chimney caps,chimney repair

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07/06/2018

They did a good job and were concientious. They were very thorough, and are a very friendly crew.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I've used their services before. They cleaned my gutters.

CATEGORY gutter cleaning

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11/12/2017

Very professional and thorough. Did a great job cleaning and were very respectful of the inside of our house. Very thorough in showing us pictures of the inside and the top of our chimney and making recommendations on fixing.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Chimney inspection and cleaning.

CATEGORY chimney sweep

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09/06/2017

The worker were prompt, efficient, knowledgable and friendly. Office staff, not so much: we left messages for a week via email and phone before getting a return call. The explanation: the woman who "handles the website" was on vacation and no one checks the emailed appointment requests when she's out.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Chimney cleaning and inspection.

CATEGORY chimney sweep

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12/08/2016

I use them regularly for a maitenance agreement for my chimney flue. They were so helpful with this fireplace installation as well. They called and ordered the parts and helped set up a plumber to come assist with the rest of the fireplace installation. They also did an inspection of the old fireplace and repointed the inside and the outside of the fireplace and chimney. Everyone at their main off...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Cleaned furnace and flue and partially installed a gas fireplace

CATEGORY chimney sweep,chimney repair

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Fireplace chimneys, woodstoves, gas & oil furnaces, dryer vents, chimney caps, crowns & rebuilds, accessories relines and gutter cleaning & video scanning.

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