Top 4 Chimney Sweeps in Alameda, CA

Porch Pro Headshot THE IRISH SWEEP INC
Chimney Services
Serves Alameda, California
(104)
The Irish Sweep is a chimney cleaning company from Alameda. Providing chimney repair, chimney construction, fireplace repair and more, they offer over 35 years of experience.
The Irish Sweep is a chimney cleaning company from Alameda. Providing chimney repair, chimney construction, fireplace repair and more, they offer over 35 years of experience.
Porch Pro Headshot CHIM CHIMNEY CLEANING AND CONSTRUCTION
Chimney Services
Serves Alameda, California
(6)
Porch Pro Headshot United Chimney Service Inc.
Chimney Services
Serves Alameda, California
(36)
Porch Pro Headshot East Bay Chimney Service
Chimney Services
Serves Alameda, California
(15)

Top questions to ask before hiring a chimney sweep

A professional will assist you with scope and estimates, but having a clear idea of what you want to accomplish will help communication.

Do you want professionals to do everything, or do you have the time and skill to do some of the work?

Many projects such as have a DIY component, such as painting or cleanup.

First and foremost, protect yourself and make sure the contractor and any sub-contractors are licensed, bonded and insured.

Recent reviews for Alameda Chimney Sweeps

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These people bought the company from my parents in 1995. They made one payment and never paid the rest of the contract! Don’t believe me? Look it up my father Richard Wampler and his brother started this company in 1980!

- Jovan Zeller

Everything You Need to Know About Alameda Chimney Sweeps

Who are the best Chimney Sweeps in Alameda?

We've found 18 chimney sweep providers that are available to you in Alameda.

Keep in mind that every project has different requirements, and some chimney sweep professionals maybe be more equipped to handle the specifications of your chimney sweeping services work than others. Talk to multiple chimney sweeps before deciding which one is right for you. You will want to consider how much they charge, if they are properly licensed for chimney sweeping services work in Alameda, and if your project is a fit. Here are some suggested professionals and companies to get you started:

  • Ch Chel
    • Location: Alameda
  • East Bay Chimney Svc
    • Location: Alameda
  • Golden Gate Chimney
    • Location: Alameda

How does invoicing/payment work for most Chimney Sweep projects in Alameda?

Every project differs, but you should ask any chimney sweep for an estimate, before they do any work. In fact, ask for their general payment terms before any chimney sweeping services work is done.

If the job is large and going to take longer than a day, it's common practice for chimney sweeps to request a down payment. Usually, this will be around 25% so they can commence work on your chimney sweep project.

If it's a quick job, you'll likely be given an invoice/bill when the job is complete. Then it's up to you and the chimney sweep to determine if you pay immediately or can send payment at a later date.

What should I check for once my Chimney Sweep in Alameda has finished working?

Every chimney sweeping services project is going to have different results, but here are a few things to check for once any chimney sweeping services company has told you they've finished the job:

  • Obviously you want to do a visual inspection. Even if you're unfamiliar with chimney sweeping services work, this gives you the opportunity to ask questions (even basic ones like, what did you do?).
  • Ask the chimney sweep to describe what they did. Whether your chimney sweeping services project was a repair job or a building job, have them run you through what was done.
  • Compare the description provided on your chimney sweeping services project estimate to the work completed. Did the professional do what was promised?
  • Request that the chimney sweep do a follow-up visit to check on the work. Most professionals are willing to do this, especially if you ask them.