National Chimney Cleaners and Repairs

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89% Recommended

28 Years In Business

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    Areas of Expertise

    • Residential & Commercial
    • Chimney Cleaning & Inspection Services
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    Ratings

    4.3
    169 Verified Reviews
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    5.0 Larissa A. Haworth, NJ
    9/30/2020

    Great service. Quick, on time, respected COVID safety measures. Showed us before/after pictures of the work. Had great recommendations and was very knowledgeable. 100% recommended and will definitely continue to use their services for our regular chimney maintenance/cleaning.

    5.0 Jeff O. Kinnelon, NJ
    2/26/2020

    Very happy with his knowledge. He cleaned 2 fireplaces and a new tubing liner in the furnace. They always took the time to talk on the phone about my questions. Super great job.

    5.0 Robert M. West Orange, NJ
    2/3/2020

    Great service for sealing the vents on the roof and weatherproofing the chimney! Took pictures before and after to verify the need for work and the finished product. Showed up on time and had a great work ethic.

    0.50 Tom H. Kinnelon, NJ
    12/29/2019

    Happened in 2001 but just stumbled across this site, assume he has not gotten better. National Chimney Masonry was contracted to clean my chimney. While cleaning they told my wife that the chimney was seriously deteriorated and recommended a stainless steel liner. Big surprise they had it on the truck and scared her into the installation that day - $1,100. It was bad enough to get taken on the install but they did not even do it correctly and created a bad situation in my home. I returned home a week later to find our home filled with smoke and soot. I called my oil company who told me that the insert was incorrectly installed and National had sealed the pipe with an excessive amount of cement, which fell into the chimney opening and completely sealed it off. I called a REPUTABLE Chimney service to inspect and here is what they found: A 5 inch insert was placed into a 7 inch chimney opening which was not only against code, but was not large enough to support the existing oil burning furnace and gas hot water heater. This caused a backup of smoke and soot which clogged the furnace and the insert. The installer ran the hot water heater smoke pipe directly into the wall, instead of using the proper connection outside of the wall, which is against code. When the hot water heater was installed in the wall, the installer cut into the stainless steel insert, instead of using a T connection, invalidating the lifetime warranty on the insert. Two new chimney caps were installed, one of which was the incorrect size for the chimney opening. The two caps that were fine were taken away Inspection of the top of the chimney showed that furnace cement was used to seal the new insert in place. Cardboard was packed around the insert pipe to keep it in place while the cement dried, which is not only against code, but caused a dangerous fire hazard in the chimney. Inspection of the top eight feet of the chimney showed only normal wear and tear, a condition in which an insert is not recommended by a reputable chimney cleaning company. Repeated calls to the company and messages left have been ignored and owner Tom Casey told me to take him to court. I took him to small claims court, he did not show, and the judge decided it was a clear case of consumer fraud and awarded TRIPLE what I was asking. Of course I have not been able to collect. Shoddy work and zero attempt to make it right, scammer.

    5.0 Alvin C. Bloomfield, NJ
    11/23/2019

    A customer service, professionalism, @ decent pricing!

    5.0 Michael B. Bridgewater, NJ
    10/16/2019

    Don t believe the negative reviews on other review sites. Tom from National Chimney, Inc did a fantastic job installing a chimney cap/damper. I found him to be extremely friendly, punctual, and efficient. Tom came out as scheduled for the cap installation. He provided a quick inspection. He showed me the inner workings of the chimney from the firebox and pictures from the top. He told me my chimney is in great shape and I just needed the cap. I saw slight water damage, so I had him water proof the chimney as well. Tom and his crewman did the job lightening fast then showed me how to operate the new damper. Highly recommend.

    5.0 Amy C. Chatham, NJ
    9/24/2019

    I have had Tom come to my home for wood stove installation, chimney cleaning and roof inspection and repair for years. He does a superb job and I highly recommend him.

    5.0 Sumita K. Belle Mead, NJ
    9/14/2019

    They were very honest and the prices were fair and the quality of work was great. I had many contractors come and take a look at our chimney and all were more expensive and some even lied - telling me that I needed to rebuild our entire chimney for thousands of dollars. National chimney cleaners took the time to explain what was wrong and quoted fair prices - I would highly recommend their services!

    9/14/2019

    We have been using National Chimney for years for all our fireplace needs including fireplace cleanings and chimney repairs. They are prompt, professional and a pleasure to work with. The level of service is 5 star. We have recommended National Chimney to all our family and friends!

    5.0 Sharon V. Newark, NJ
    9/11/2019

    The owner, Tom and his company, National Chimney are tops! So professional, very prompt and texts or calls with estimated arrival time, provides detailed explanations as to the work recommended, is not an alarmist, provides fast service, provides before and after pictures of the work, and he SAVED ME MONEY by being honest and telling me what we didn't need that another company quoted us for work. Who does that?! His work and materials were also far superior in quality than what I would have paid double for with a competitor. National Chimney has done work for me, other family members and now one of my clients and we are all thrilled with their honesty, prompt service, extremely reasonable pricing and overall 5-star service.

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