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.

Everything You Need to Know About Fairfax Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Sweeping Services isn’t exactly what I’m looking for. Are there more specific services similar to chimney services available in Fairfax?

If you’ve determined that chimney sweeping services are not quite what you were looking for, or if you had a specific project in mind that is similar to chimney sweeping services, we can still help you find the right professional in Fairfax.

Fairfax has 14 chimney sweep professionals that can help you with your chimney sweeping services job. Head to our Pros Page to find specific chimney sweeps-pros in Fairfax.

Who are the best Chimney Sweeps in Fairfax?

We've found 14 chimney sweep providers that are available to you in Fairfax.

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 Fairfax, and if your project is a fit. Here are some suggested professionals and companies to get you started:

  • Sweep Clean Clean Sweep Chimney And Dryer Vent Services
    • Location: Fairfax
  • Marin Chimney Fireplace & Wood Stove
    • Location: Fairfax
  • Fire Place Safety Srvc
    • Location: Fairfax

What should I check for once my Chimney Sweep in Fairfax 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.