2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Potomac Services

2nd year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

My leadership experience as a senior military officer with over 30 years of service has helped me build a team of carefully selected and trained professionals who are dedicated to providing you with quality service that's efficient and effective. We invest in the best people and equipment possible, so I can guarantee you service that you'll love.

Jeff Peterson | Owner

Areas Served:


  • Services Offered
    Potomac Services provides chimney, air duct, and dryer vent cleaning services.
  • Awards & Certifications
    Potomac Services employs a Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) Certified Chimney Sweep and a Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician. Company president and senior technician Jeff Peterson participated in the EPA's Burn Wise program as a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep. Jeff's participation in the program was also featured in Sweeping magazine.
  • Company History
    Company founder Jeff Peterson started the local, family-operated business in 2003.
  • Employee Information
    Employees of Potomac Services wear uniforms and drive marked vehicles.

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 279 homeowner reviews:


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I was always happy with all of my services. I'd give them an excellent grade—they're an A.
He was here doing a chimney inspection that was required by my homeowners' association. He was knowledgeable, did the job, and left when he was done, and he didn't try to sell me anything I didn't need. So, it was a positive experience. An A grade is fine for them.
Potomac Services came out and did a chimney inspection. It was very simple. I actually called them for chimney sweeping, but that gentleman told me that there wasn't anything that they could do. Since he was there, he said he would go ahead and inspect the chimney and the fireplace area to make sure it was OK, and he did. He was upfront and honest about what he could and couldn't do. He couldn't sweep—my chimney wouldn't allow that. I'd say they're an A. There were no complaints.
They came when they said they were going to come, and they did a good job. It was a chimney cleaning. I would recommend them, and I would rate them as an A. I think I found them in the Best Pick Reports. I always look through that book.
They were fine. They did just a chimney sweep and inspection, and it seemed thorough and quick. I would recommend Potomac Services, and I'd go ahead and give them an A.
Potomac Services helped us out with a wood stove repair. They were on time. With some appointments, people set up a four-hour window and it takes up half your day, but they arrived when they said they would—that's very helpful. Most importantly, they didn't do more than they said they were going to do. They didn't try to sell us more than we asked for. With some things that we asked for, they said, 'You don't need that. You're just going to spend money that you don't need to spend.' They did exactly what we needed, and they did it in a timely fashion. We liked that. I think they might have been listed in the Best Picks. We would recommend them. They earned an A.
Potomac Services did good work. I'd definitely use their services again. They replaced two of our chimney vents. Also, when the previous owners had gotten a sweep, they found a couple of endangered birds' nests inside, so he had to verify that the nests and birds were gone and put a cap on so they wouldn't come back. I'd rate their service as an A.
It was done quickly, he was very knowledgeable, he explained everything he did, and he did a good job. They did a chimney inspection and a dryer vent cleaning, and I'd give them an A.
I had a good experience with Potomac Services; they gave me excellent service. I would use the company again, and I'd recommend them to other homeowners.
They were very pleasant and friendly. They cleaned the chimney, and I would recommend them. They get an A.

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