A-1 Safety Chimney Service, Inc.

4.49 |133 Verified Ratings
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A-1 Safety Chimney Service, Inc.

4.49 | 133 Verified Ratings
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630-827-0600

350 Randy Rd Suite 4
Carol Stream, IL 60188
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A-1 Safety Chimney Service, Inc.


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A-1 Safety Chimney Service, Inc. is committed to providing the highest level of customer service and work. We strive to maintain our reputation as the best in the industry in the Chicagoland area. At A-1 we service all of the Chicagoland area and suburbs 6 days a week all year round.

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Service Area

  • Chicago
  • Aurora
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Joliet
  • Oak Lawn
  • Schaumburg
  • Carol Stream
  • Palatine
  • Evanston
  • Bedford Park
  • Naperville
  • Oak Park
  • Elgin
  • Lockport
  • Plainfield
  • Shorewood
  • Des Plaines
  • Barrington
  • Downers Grove
  • Bloomingdale
  • Batavia
  • Wheaton
  • Arlington Heights
  • Saint Charles
  • Tinley Park
  • Oak Brook
  • Highland Park
  • Bartlett
  • Northbrook
  • Homewood
  • Hinsdale
  • Plano
  • Highwood
  • Melrose Park
  • Berkeley
  • Brookfield
  • Sugar Grove
  • Elburn
  • Lincolnwood
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Algonquin
  • Villa Park
  • Mooseheart
  • Lake Bluff
  • Lafox
  • Frankfort
  • Lyons
  • Harwood Heights
  • Wheeling
  • Vernon Hills
  • Bristol
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Wasco
  • Orland Park
  • Glencoe
  • Hampshire
  • Crystal Lake
  • Lake Zurich
  • Justice
  • Bensenville
  • Willow Springs
  • Eola
  • Schiller Park
  • Geneva
  • Hillside
  • Woodridge
  • Glendale Heights
  • Thornton
  • Lake Forest
  • Libertyville
  • Bolingbrook
  • Riverside
  • Wayne
  • Montgomery
  • South Elgin
  • North Aurora
  • Fort Sheridan
  • Addison
  • La Grange
  • Burlington
  • Crest Hill
  • Willowbrook
  • Yorkville
  • Mundelein
  • Lake in the Hills
  • Deerfield
  • Winnetka
  • Oswego
  • Carpentersville
  • Dundee
  • Maple Park
  • Homer Glen
  • Kenilworth
  • Wood Dale
  • Lisle
  • Island Lake
  • Midlothian
  • Worth
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Huntley
  • See All >

Services Offered

Cleaning & Maid Services
  • Clean & Inspect Chimney
  • Clean Dryer Vent
Fireplace & Wood Stoves

Areas of Expertise

  • Fireplace, Furnace Flue, and Dryer vent Cleanings
  • Masonry (Rebuilding to Tuckpointing), Heat Shield Flue Resurfacement or Tile Joint Repair, Smoke Tite
  • Fireplace Diagnostics (ie. Smoke Back-up, Camp Fire Smell, Ignition Issues, Water Leak Diagnosis and Rectification, Animal Removal, etc.
  • Gas Fireplace Cleaning, Repair, Diagnostics, and Instilation. Fire Gear Authorized Dealers
  • Repairs (Dampers, Chimney Caps, Crown Coat, Chimney Saver, Dampers, Roof Top Dampers, Flashings, Shoulder Repair, Smoke Chamber Repair, Liner Instalation for gas or solid fuel appliances, Heat Shield

Product Brands Used

  • All Brands Available

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Credentials

In Business Since: 1988
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Nationaly Certified with the Chimney Safety Institute of America
  • Masonry Advisory Council (MAC)
  • Masonry Contractors Association of America
  • Members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild
Green Certifications
  • EnergyStar.gov - Home Performance with energy Star
Awards
  • Angie's List Super Service Award 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • BBB Complaint Free Award 2010, and 2014
  • Best of Lombard Award 2012, 2013, 2014
  • C.S.I.A. Nationaly Certified Technicians
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

DuPage County Shop with a Cop Sponsors

Sweeps for a Cure

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because We believe in helping our community become more aware of fire safety and assisting in resolving and preventing issues that may cause loss of life..

We started in this industry in 1984.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

 

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A-1 Safety Chimney Service, Inc.


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A-1 Safety Chimney Service, Inc.

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5.0   |  
Top shelf contractor They identified the problem , quoted quickly and fairly and were back up on the roof to finish the job in minutes . They had all the parts , tools and supplies to complete the job on the 1st stop . They even unplugged my downspouts on the way up ! Thanks A 1
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Review by in Pingree Grove, IL
very professional and quick.
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Review by in Deer Park, IL
Project: Repair a Brick or Stone Fireplace (Non-Gas)
I wanted a repair estimate for some brick face chipping off near the chimney crown. I wasn't at home, but Anthony from A-1 provided my wife estimates for rebuilding ($9000) or sealing ($1900) the crown and some brick below it and then pressured my wife by saying things like "it will cost more if we have to come back out." Anthony and his colleague were at the house less than two hours and essentially just calked the crown with silicone and applied a little brick sealant. A generous estimate for the materials is less than $100. They coerced my wife into paying $1600 for it. Anthony took advantage of a vulnerable homeowner who didn't know any better just because he could. Their front office was okay with how unethical this was. You will see similarly experiences from others if you read reviews at some other sites. I wish I had.

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5.0   |  
Review by in Aurora, IL
Clean & neat workers
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Review by in Oak Lawn, IL
My dryer works much better now.
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Review by in Naperville, IL
Project: Repair a Brick or Stone Fireplace (Gas)
These people knew exactly what they were doing and spent time educating me about my new fireplace. They were polite and efficient.
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3.5   |  
Review by in Aurora, IL
Project: Repair a Pre-Fabricated Fireplace Unit (Gas)
On time to house.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Mount Prospect, IL
Project: Clean and Inspect a Chimney or Fireplace
They did a good job!

0 of 1 users found this review helpful.

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5.0   |  
Review by in Naperville, IL
Project: Repair a Brick or Stone Fireplace (Gas)
Experience makes the difference. I ve had others out with little or no results. They easily identified the problem and fixed it immediately.

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Review by in Palatine, IL
One pro tried to sell us a scare story but the professionals from A-1 explained what was really going on. They had to do some repairs but nowhere near as expensive as what the other guy tried to push. I trust A-1.

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