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Why Valley Provides the Best Chimney Sweep in West Chicago

chimney sweep on roofWhile we may not be Santa Claus, Valley Chimney is the only other chimney professional that you should be trusting when it comes to your chimney! Chimney sweep maintenance is no joke. At Valley Chimney Sweep and Restoration, we hold a standard higher than your chimney, which is why we provide the best chimney sweep in West Chicago suburbs like Naperville, Aurora, Yorkville, and more!

Due to the height we work at, the burnt by-products we have to clean up, and the severity of an undiagnosed issue, a chimney sweep inspection is something that should never be DIY. Chimney sweep professionals are truly the only ones who you should be hiring for your routine fireplace and chimney cleaning.

While it is easy to say we take our work seriously, we want to prove it to you. In this blog, we’ll show you just how dedicated we are to upholding our title of the best chimney sweep in West Chicago.

CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps From Valley Chimney

There are numerous reasons to choose CSIA-certified chimney sweeps. We cannot stress it enough – a professional chimney sweep is the only person who should ever do maintenance, repair, or inspections on your chimney. The consequences of someone improperly performing these critical chimney sweep tasks can be severe and even life-threatening.

This is why Valley Chimney requires all of our employees to have industry knowledge, years of experience, and be completely certified by both the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Chimney Sweep Guild. All of our team provides CSIA-certified chimney sweeps and we continue to stay updated with the latest information and certifications.

The CSIA and the NCSG are nationally recognized organizations and provide a number of certification applications. By having our professional chimney sweeps double certified, you can rest easy knowing your chimney is in good hands. As a small, family-owned business, we keep a great team! Check out the awesome chimney sweeps of Valley Chimney to see who might be the lucky one to work on your chimney.

Knowledgeable about chimneys, fireplaces, and everything in between, Valley Chimney shares this information with the public to help as many people as possible. Whether you are wondering about cleaning tips or the purpose of a safety screen, Valley Chimney has a blog to answer all of your questions!

How We Provide The Best Chimney Sweep Service

A thorough appointment for our customers also means you need to know what to expect from a professional chimney sweep service! We typically recommend getting your annual chimney inspection mid-summer, before it gets cold and you get busy with the holidays.

To prepare for your chimney sweep service, avoid lighting your fireplace for at least 24 hours, clear any furniture or décor from the surrounding area, and feel free to cover extra precious furnishings – though this is just a precaution. Our chimney cleaning professionals always strive to leave residents’ fireplaces looking as clean as we found them and therefore put down plastic tarping for every visit.

Once properly prepared, our chimney-certified expert will begin the chimney sweep service using a long, heavy, metal bristle brush to scrape at the dirty chimney lining starting from the flue and working upwards. They may choose to start on the chimney via rooftop access first by removing the damper and working downwards.

After cleaning the smoke shelf, smoke chamber, and firebox by hand, the professional will reinstall the damper. After a thorough clean-up post inspection of the chimney, the sweep will issue a report on the state of your fireplace and heat exhaust system. Afterward, simply schedule your next annual chimney sweep service, and rest easy knowing you’re covered by the best chimney sweep service in Chicago!

Chimney Sweep For Life Program Shows Dedication to Customer Service

We want to be able to provide consistent service and maintenance to your chimney forever. Based on fireplace usage, appliance efficiency, type of wood, as well as your chimney design and construction, the health of a chimney can alter greatly. As part of the local community, we understand homeowners need to save when they can, which is why Valley Chimney offers our Chimney Sweep For Life chimney rewards service.

As a Chimney For Life customer, we pre-schedule your next inspection and sweeping appointment. Whether it is semi-annual, annual, or bi-annual, we make sure you don’t forget and your home stays safe with regular chimney sweep service.

Plus, when you sign up, you receive a 4″ x 4″ marker tile with our contact info, a custom file folder for your chimney records, a refrigerator magnet with the future appointment, and every 10th sweep for free! Join the hundreds of safe homeowners that use our program, and let Valley Chimney maintain your chimney for life.

Looking for more ways to save money on your chimney and fireplace maintenance? Follow Valley Chimney’s guide for further ways to reduce the cost to sweep a chimney.

Valley Chimney’s Goal: Keep Customers Happy and Safe

happy customer giving thumbs upValley has been a family-owned and operated business since 1978. And as such, we follow the golden rule: treat others how you want to be treated. For us, our clients are treated like our family.

Being from Yorkville ourselves, we are here to help the community – one chimney service at a time. Since our beginning, we have been proud to service over 40,000 chimneys in our local area.

Keeping customers happy means customer service is at the top of the list for us. From the time you call to make your appointment, to knocking on your door, until our company car rolls out the driveway, we are focused on fulfilling your every fireplace and chimney need.

Our full list of chimney sweep services includes both maintenance and restorative work. This means that we can service your chimney through:

  • Gas Log Installation
  • Glass Door Installation
  • Chimney Chase Cover Replacement and Installation
  • Chimney Waterproofing
  • Dryer Vent Replacement and Rerouting
  • Dryer Vent Cleaning
  • Professional Fireplace and Chimney Cleaning
  • Rain Cover, Top Mount Damper & Spark Screen Installation
  • Fireplace Draft Problem Analysis

While for restoration aspects, we provide the services of:

  • Masonry Chimney Repair / Rebuild
  • Chimney Crown Repair / Replacement
  • Chimney Tuckpointing
  • Firebox and Damper Repair / Rebuild
  • Chimney Damper Repair
  • Chimney Relining and Furnace Flue Relining
  • Factory-Built Fireplace Repairs
  • NFPA Level I, II, and III Venting Inspections
  • Woodstove and Fireplace Insert Installation

Besides our professional chimney sweep service, we also have a range of products we offer to keep your chimney going strong and reduce the cost to sweep your chimney!

Find Certified CSAI Chimney Sweeps Near Me

Do you live in Yorkville, Plattville, Oswego, Newark, or another town in Kendall County and need a leading chimney sweep service? We’ve got you covered! Check out the list of other locations we provide chimney sweep services to in Kendall County.

With over 926,000 residents, DuPage County is the second most populated county in the state of Illinois. That’s a lot of chimneys between Naperville, Wheaton, Woodridge, and the other towns in the area! Our location list shows where we send our certified chimney sweeps in Dupage County.

Do you have a chimney blockage in Aurora, North Aurora, or Maple Park of Kane County? View the full list of towns Valley Chimney is ready to serve with certified chimney sweeps in Kane County to see if we can help you today!

Will County has a mix of old and new homes, meaning there is a need for a wider range of services among the older chimneys and fireplaces. Check to see if the list of locations we service across all of Will County includes your home!

Live outside of the counties we mentioned above? Get more info on the additional locations we are proud to service in Illinois.

Valley Chimney Sweep and Restoration Provides The Best Chimney Sweep Service In West Chicago

Not ready to believe we’re the best? Well, hold on to your hats.

Valley Chimney Sweep and Restoration is proud to both hold the title of longest-running continually Certified Chimney Sweep® in the United States, and be founders of the Illinois Chimney Sweep Guild.

Since our inception in 1978, we have serviced over 40,000 chimneys for over 40 years throughout 5 counties.

But the proof is in the pudding. Our before and after projects, plus our many positive customer reviews, allows our fireplace and chimney sweep services to speak for themselves.

So if you’re ready for the best chimney sweep service to inspect your chimney, make sure you contact Valley Chimney Sweep and Restoration!

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