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    Chimney Cleaning in Montgomery County- Chevy Chase, MD

    High’s Chimney is proud to provide thorough chimney inspections, cleanings, and repairs to the happy homeowners of Chevy Chase, Maryland. The Chevy Chase area was created by a conglomerate of small towns all filled with rich history. Maintaining the historic beauty and integrity of these homes is vital to our company. When you hire our skilled technicians for a comprehensive chimney cleaning in Montgomery County, you can have peace of mind that we only provide honest reviews and necessary services.

    Our customers in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland depend on us to help them have clean and dependable chimneys. We also service all of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. Whether you are seeking an air duct cleaning in Montgomery County, MD or a chimney repair in Washington, DC, we will provide superior customer service and craftsmanship during every project. Contact us today 1 (888) 444-4712 to learn more about our services and to schedule your next appointment.

    43.53in Avg rainfall in Chevy Chase, MD each year

    A leaking chimney can cause damage to a home. Chimney inspections are recommended to find and fix leaks

    1% Last year Chevy Chase residents made up 1% of our online bookings in Maryland.

     

    $4,921 Avg cost of structure fires due to fireplaces, chimney or chimney connectors between 2010 and 2012
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      Review of our work in Chevy Chase, MD

       

      Rating:

      Project: Clean and Inspect a Chimney or Fireplace

      We are extremely pleased with the quality of the workmanship and the friendly, knowledgeable service and instruction from the installers.

      Source: http://www.homeadvisor.com/rated.HighsChimneyServiceInc.8405003.html

      High’s Company Policy

      We have a strict company policy NEVER to sell unnecessary services. If your chimney DOES NOT need to be cleaned, we will tell you so and charge only a trip charge.

      If you ever have a problem with High’s for any reason, please call and ask for me personally. We run a tight ship at High’s and I’ll make sure anything wrong is made right. – Mike Pinto, President – High’s Chimney

      Why choose High’s?

      • Easy: A smooth process to make the appointment, with quick response. No waiting for weeks or months for an appointment.
      • Experienced: You won’t get some “newbie” practicing on your house. Our men actually know what they are doing. The lead man on the job is always a Certified Chimney Sweep.
      • Specialists: The masonry work and chimney lining work are handled by crews who specialize in that work. You don’t get a “do-it-all-guy” if you need a specialty job done.
      • Trustworthy: High’s employees wear identifying clothes, carry photo IDs, and arrive in company marked vehicles. You don’t wonder who you’re letting into your house.
      • Fast: You have other things to do, so we work efficiently. High’s sends two men per truck. This means we work more safely, as we finish more quickly.
      • Value: Our prices are remarkably competitive. Anyone who charges less is delivering something less, because we run a tight ship at High’s.
      • Punctual: Over 97% On-Time Arrival Rate (in the time window.) If we do run late, we’ll call you so you don’t wonder what’s going on. You don’t waste time waiting.
      • Honest: We have a strict company policy NEVER to sell unnecessary services. If your chimney DOES NOT need to be cleaned, we will tell you so and charge only a trip charge.

      Why get your chimney cleaned?

      1. To Prevent Chimney Fire. Between 2010 and 2012, there were an average of 22,700 residential structure fires due to chimneys, fireplaces and chimney connectors. The average cost per fire was $4921. Chimney fires are not always dramatic enough to alert the neighbors. Sometimes they burn slow and aren’t even visible, but they can still reach high temperatures and seep in the walls of your house and ignite anything flammable.
      2. To Protect Your Health. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is produced whenever fuel is burned. Even at low levels, carbon monoxide can cause headaches, nausea, dizziness, confusion and fainting. A blocked chimney or a chimney with a improperly functioning flue can cause a buildup of this dangerous gas.
      3. To Avoid Smoke Damage. When a chimney is not properly cleaned and maintained, soot will accumulate around the flue. This makes it difficult for the flue to draw the smoke upwards and can cause smoke to enter your room.

      When does a chimney need to be cleaned?

      This is a tougher question than it sounds. The simple answer is: The National Fire Protection Association standard says, “Chimneys, fireplaces and vents shall be inspected at least once a year for soundness, freedom of deposits and correct clearances. Cleaning, maintainence and repairs shall be done if necessary.” This is a national safety standard and is the correct way to approach the problem. It takes into account that even if you don’t use your chimney much, animals may build nests in the flue or there may be other types of deterioration that could make the chimney unsafe to use.

      The Chimney Safety Instute of America recommends that open masonry fireplaces should be swept at 1/8″ of soot build up or sooner if there is any glaze in the system. This is considered to be enough fuel build up to cause a chimney fire that is capable of damaging the chimney or spreading to the home. Factory built fireplaces should be swept when any appreciable buildup occurs. The logic is that the deposit is quite acidic and  can shorten the life of the fireplace. (source: Chimney Safety Institute of America – http://www.csia.org/about-csia/faq.aspx)

      High’s Chimney Service Inc.
      8045 Snouffer School Road
      Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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