Certified Chimney Service, Inc.

4.42 |81 Verified Ratings
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Certified Chimney Service, Inc.

4.42 | 81 Verified Ratings
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1600 N Ocean Ave.,Ste. 11
Holtsville, NY 11742
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Certified Chimney Service, Inc.

Meet the owner

Charles McCarthy, owner and operator of Certified Chimney Service, is the longest certified chimney sweep in the L.I. Chapter of the Chimney Safety Institute of America. With over 25 years of experience in the chimney field, there isn't anything or any chimney problem that Charles hasn't come across and fixed to the satisfaction of his clients. For over a quarter of a century, Certified Chimney has been servicing the needs of our clients with the highest level of craftsmanship, affordability and quality. We hold ourselves accountable for every job we perform, our work is fully guaranteed and any job is not complete until the customer is completely satisfied. We are a proud member of the BBB and have an A+ Rating. In everything we do, we always strive to deliver exceptional customer service. We stay up to date on the newest technologies and codes to keep our clients safe and informed; and all of our technicians are expertly trained, courteous and clean.


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Service Area

  • New York
  • Brooklyn
  • Flushing
  • Jamaica
  • Bronx
  • Stamford
  • Bridgeport
  • Norwalk
  • Yonkers
  • Far Rockaway
  • Long Island City
  • White Plains
  • Great Neck
  • Port Washington
  • Danbury
  • Astoria
  • Hicksville
  • Floral Park
  • Mount Vernon
  • Babylon
  • Bayside
  • Westport
  • New Rochelle
  • Garden City
  • Kew Gardens
  • Hempstead
  • Melville
  • Greenwich
  • Queens Village
  • Elmhurst
  • Valley Stream
  • Holtsville
  • Rockville Centre
  • East Elmhurst
  • Uniondale
  • Fairfield
  • Ronkonkoma
  • Stratford
  • Syosset
  • Croton on Hudson
  • Stony Brook
  • Jericho
  • Smithtown
  • Southampton
  • Port Jefferson Station
  • South Ozone Park
  • Ridgewood
  • Farmingdale
  • Scarsdale
  • Ridgefield
  • Central Islip
  • West Babylon
  • Hauppauge
  • Westbury
  • Little Neck
  • New Hyde Park
  • Saint Albans
  • Huntington Station
  • Old Greenwich
  • Wilton
  • Corona
  • Centerport
  • East Hampton
  • Manhasset
  • Middle Island
  • Woodmere
  • Oyster Bay
  • Redding
  • Glen Cove
  • Cold Spring Harbor
  • Huntington
  • Seaford
  • Shirley
  • Irvington
  • East Islip
  • Woodhaven
  • Brookfield
  • Larchmont
  • Westhampton
  • Purchase
  • West Harrison
  • Copiague
  • Old Bethpage
  • Mastic Beach
  • Mount Kisco
  • Woodside
  • Long Beach
  • Crompond
  • Millwood
  • Malverne
  • Bohemia
  • Stevenson
  • Bellerose
  • Williston Park
  • Mount Sinai
  • Patchogue
  • Sagaponack
  • Oceanside
  • Yorktown Heights
  • East Rockaway
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Services Offered

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Chimney and Fireplace Inspections
  • Chimney and Fireplace Cleaning

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 2007
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: PA089373
Expiration: 03-01-2020
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 13VH00483200
Expiration: 03-31-2020
  • Angies List 2013 Super Service Award
  • A+++ Rating with Better Business Bureau
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Certified Chimney Service, Inc.

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0.5   |  06-27-2019
Review by Patrick G. in Eastport, NY
Project: Clean and Inspect a Chimney or Fireplace
They called and scheduled appointed 10 days out to inspect and clean fireplace/chimney. Said they would call day prior to confirm. No call so I call them. Confirm 8am - 11am. Guy shows up within that time and immediately says roof is too high for him to go up. What? Needs to reschedule. Tells me at least I can cut the grass, so day is not a waste! They call and reschedule for 7 days later between 11am-2pm. They call the evening before to confirm. On the scheduled date, 220pm, no one shows. I call them and was told the crew was working in Sag Harbor and ran into a problem. That is an hour away with no one on the road. Told them to cancel and the response was ok. If they can not get the right people to do the job and then fail to keep an appointment or even call to let me know they are running late or not coming, I am glad I did not use them
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5.0   |  
Workers were great. They were kind, clean, and efficient. I would recommend them to everyone!
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5.0   |  
Reliable, professional and great value for work performed.
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Review by in Ossining, NY
Very professional. Willing to answer any and all questions. Quality of work excellent. Would recommend this company in a heartbeat.
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5.0   |  
They were very professional, kept in constant contact with me, they were on time, and they went above and beyond, even in inclement weather.
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Review by in Nesconset, NY
service men were prompt , clean, knowledgeable and great to deal with. We will use this company again
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Review by in Brooklyn, NY
Rob was amazing great guy knew what he was doing.Came got the job done in 2.5 hours. Cleaned everything up, like I said Very thorough.
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Review by in Port Chester, NY
Charles came for a FREE estimate for brick repair around the exterior of my fireplace and I ended up being CONNED into an $1800 interior repair job instead. While the outside of the fireplace was not repaired at all and water continued to come into the house. Had 2 other very reputable companies come in and they both said that if Charles would have gone up on the roof they would have seen that the problem was between the brick and metal. When they came back to make good on their error they put silicon randomly in the area intel of repairing it the correct way. My new company had to remove what they put in the space to get the job done correctly STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY! a real ripoff not to be trusted
Response by Certified Chimney Service, Inc.: Hello Joyce, It was our pleasure servicing you and your family. I just checked our records regarding our phone conversations with you. As stated above you called in with a water problem. As we all know water is a process of elimination. When Charles came to your home, he noticed that your gas chimney flue was the original terracotta liner which was cracking and deteriorating, and you needed an S/S lining system and you had a major blockage. Charles also installed two new S/S chimney caps and waterproofed the entire chimney with the liner the price was $1800.00 in total. In conversation with Charles, you mentioned that you had another chimney company there prior and they gave you an estimate of $1800.00 for a 1-foot chimney flue and a crown for $1800.00. I think you got a more than your money's worth with us we didn't scam you in any way. You needed a liner and all the services we sold you. When you called in 2 days later saying you were still getting water, we sent a tech to your home, upon arrival the tech went on your roof and looked everything over and couldn't see where the water was coming in from, but silicone any areas that he thought could be causing the problem and recommended that you call a roofer. Please note we specialize in chimneys, not roofs. When we do any chimney work, we do go on the roof. We are very happy to hear that your water issue is resolved. But what upsets me the most is we are family owned and operated we went above and beyond for you and didn't scam you in any way and you leave this hurtful review? It really makes me think what is this world coming to?
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4.5   |  
Courteous and professional.
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Review by in Mattituck, NY
The men who did the work were timely, professional, and friendly. They cleaned up well upon completion. The office staff are great to deal with! I would use them again.
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