Chim Chimney Sweepers
2nd year as a Best Pick
Best Pick 2018
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Based on 124 Surveys
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Chim Chimney Sweepers has received 5 out of 5 stars (A-rating) based on 124 customer surveys conducted by Best Pick Reports.
2nd year as a Best Pick Call
"Our goal is to provide unsurpassed excellence and honest service on every job—large or small. We have been a trusted name for over 35 years."

John "Jack" Nothardt | President
Company Information
Services Offered
Chim Chimney Sweepers cleans, sweeps, repairs, rebuilds, relines, and inspects chimneys for residential and commercial customers. The company's additional services include chimney cap and damper installation, tuck-pointing, fireplace repair, wildlife removal, and masonry services.
Company History
John "Jack" Nothardt started the local, family-owned-and-operated company right out of college in 1979.
Distinctions
John "Jack" Nothardt is a Certified Chimney Professional.
Employee Information
Employees wear uniforms and drive marked vehicles.
Additional Information
Chim Chimney Sweepers sells and services most brands of chimney products.
Licenses
HIC 112243, CS-105144
Areas Served
Arlington, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Quincy, Malden, Medford, Newton, Somerville, Billerica, Lexington, Marlborough, Maynard, Waltham, Andover, Beverly, Burlington, Lynn, Peabody, Salem, Woburn, Framingham, Hopkinton, Medfield, Natick, Needham, Sharon, Stoughton, Wellesley
HOMEOWNER REVIEWS SELECTED FROM SURVEYS COLLECTED:

“It was excellent! Couldn't have been better. Chim Chimney did a great job. Everything they did was done well. They did a good job of not making a mess. I couldn't be happier. Very pleased.”

“Wonderfully uneventful! Everything went just perfectly.”

“Chim Chimney did a great job.”

“It was a pleasant, drama free experience.”

“They were professional and good to work with.”

“They came in on time and on budget.”

“I've been working with them for a long time. There are several other outlets I could use, but I've been loyal to them because they're effective.”

“They did just fine.”

“I am very happy. I haven't had any complaints. I am expecting them to come out and do some more work once the weather is better.”

“Chim Chimney Sweepers was excellent. They cleaned our chimney flue from our wood stove. They also went up on the roof and checked the chimney. They were very good and very professional. He was very polite, and he went about his work. He was very efficient, and he did the job. I'd give them an A+.”

“I always have a positive experience with them. They cleaned my chimney. I'd give them an A because it was exactly 100 percent perfect. They didn't leave a mess.”

“Chim Chimney Sweepers cleaned my fireplace and put a new cap on it. They worked on the crown. I'd give them an A+. They were wonderful. I have already recommended them.”

“They're my chimney guys. They cleaned the flue to my wood stove. I can't think of any reason not to give them an A+. They keep in touch with me, they show up, and they do good work.”

“I wasn't even here when they came this time. They just cleaned the chimney. The work was excellent, and I have no complaints. I would recommend them to a friend.”

“They did a good job. They cleaned two chimney flues. They were prompt. They seemed to do a good job. Everything was really clean when they left. While they did try to sell some extra services at the end, they weren't too pushy about it. I'd give them an A. One problem I had was that the guy who works their phone was not the best.”

“Chim Chimney have been here for several years now. They clean our chimney every year, and if there's any other maintenance that needs to be done, I have them do that as well. They installed a chimney liner a few years ago. I'd give them an A. I'm perfectly satisfied. I like that they do the job. They show up when they say they're going to show up. They charge me what they say they're going to charge me, and the work seems to be, as far as I can tell, perfectly good quality. I use them every year, and I would recommend them to anybody.”

“It was excellent service, with no complaints, and I would recommend them to a friend. They did our chimney and the fireplace.”

“Chim Chimney were fine, absolutely fine. I've had them before, and I will have them again. I had a good experience with them. They call every year to check on me, which is good. I tell them yes or no, if necessary, and when they come, they do a wonderful job. They are clean, pleasant, and good men.”

“I've used them before and, in fact, they were here a couple of months ago, and they were excellent. I've used them for years. They cleaned the chimney in my dining room. I have no complaints. What I like about them is that they were able to clean it from my dining room, and not come down my chimney.”

“I can't determine whether or not they did an outstanding job, because I can't get up into my chimney, but I am generally pleased with it.”

“They did a good job. I was happy with them. They did chimney cleaning. They cleaned the lining. They were here when they said they were going to be there, and everything was good. I'd give them an A+.”

“They cleaned the chimney. I'd give them an A+.”

“The cleaning was good. I don't believe the guy that came last year cleaned it because the guy that came this year said it was really filthy. He did a good job. I'd give them an A+ for the guy that did it this time.”

“They cleaned my chimney. I'd give them an A+. They came when they told me they would come. They finished, and then they left. They didn't leave any dirt behind either.”

“They did a cleaning for me. I'd give them an A+.”

“They came and swept the chimney. They've been fine. They just did a sweep and a clean. I didn't have any complaints. I'd give them an A+.”

“I'd give them an A+. They just did a standard cleaning job. They did a chimney cap for me a little while back, though, and that went very well.”

“They checked all around—the roof, the chimney, the whole thing. I'd give them A+ for my overall experience.”

“They cleaned my chimney. I'd give them A+ for my overall experience.”

“They cleaned two chimneys and gave me a quote on some other work. I'd give them an A+ for my overall experience. They were right on time.”

“They just cleaned the chimney. I'd give them an A.”

“They were very good. They cleaned out my woodstove and brushed all the creosote off, from top to bottom. They were quick, thorough, and they did a good job. I'd give them an A.”

“They did chimney and fireplace cleaning. They were right on time. They were very professional and kept things really clean. There was no mess in the rest of the house after they cleaned the chimney. They did a very thorough job. They reported some stuff that needed some work, identified what it was, and showed it to me. All those things were good, and we've used them for a number of years. I'd give them an A. They seemed like experts. They had actually relined a steel chimney, which is still doing well 20 years later.”

“They cleaned a chimney for me. I'd give them an A for my overall experience.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They cleaned our chimney. They got the job done.”

“So far, so good. They put a chimney cap on for me. We'll see how long it lasts. I have no complaints.”

“I've only used them once, for chimney cleaning, and they were here for less than 15 minutes. I don't have any complaints.”

“Chim Chimney swept the chimney. It was a normal job. They just came in and did the work. It was fine.”

“They do a good job. He was just here to clean my chimney. I'd give them an A for my overall experience.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They did chimney cleaning for me. I'd give them an A.”

“They cleaned a woodstove. I have two woodstoves, so it was a two-flue chimney. I'd give them an A. There was a little miscommunication, but it was nothing serious.”

“They cleaned my chimneys. I'd give them an A.”

“They are very good. They did not just clean my chimney, but they fixed the whole thing. I'd give them A.”

“They did chimney and woodstove cleaning. They came promptly to the appointment. The guy who did the work was courteous and professional. He did a nice, thorough job, and he did it pretty quickly. I'd give them an A.”

“They did cleaning, and they checked the fuse box. I'd give them an A.”

“They were fine. They were good. They just cleaned the chimney. I'd give them an A. They were great.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They did the chimney for me. They were punctual and on time. They didn't leave a mess.”

“Chim Chimney put a cap on top of the chimney. The guy was efficient, and he was able to answer questions right away. Clearly, he was someone who has done a lot of these before. I would definitely give them an A.”

“They were great. They cleaned my chimney. I'd give them an A. They were good, on time, clean, and efficient. They were great. They were polite. I have no complaints. They definitely knew what they were talking about.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They did a chimney cleaning for me. I use them every year. They do a good job. and they're here on time. They're clean and they leave. I use them every year.”

“They showed up on time and did what they were supposed to do. They had to put on a crown and a cap. I'd give them an A.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They cleaned my chimney. I'd give them an A. I like that I didn't have to do anything. They just came, did it, and left.”

“They did chimney and fireplace work. The guy was pleasant. They came when they said they were coming. They did a good job and really just cleaned the chimney. I would grade my overall experience with them as an A.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They cleaned out the chimney. I'd give them an A. They are good on all counts. They've been working for me for a while. They show up when they say they're going to show up, and if I ask questions, they're happy to answer them. They're efficient, and they leave the place clean when they leave.”

“They've worked for me for years, cleaning the chimney. They're easy to work with. I'd give them an A for the overall experience.”

“They did some chimney cleaning work for me in the past. I'd give them an A.”

“Chim Chimney did some chimney and fireplace work for me. The guy was pleasant. They came when they said they were coming. They did a good job and really just cleaned the chimney. I would grade my overall experience with them as an A.”

“The experience went very well. They put in a fire separation wall. They were very helpful. In fact, they took away my old woodstove. That was great.”

“They did work for me a few weeks ago. They do my annual chimney service. I'd give them an A for my overall experience.”

“I had a very good experience working with them. They did a cleaning and repaired a hole that was in the chimney. They also repaired the outside. They were very efficient and professional. I was very satisfied with the help they sent here.”

“They cleaned the flue and did some additional chimney cleaning. They were patient. I had a problem with my damper, and the technician was very patient to try and fix it so we would not have to replace it. I'd give them an A overall for my experience. When I put in my information, they got back to me that afternoon when nobody else did.”

“They do a fine job. They did an inspection and review of the chimney while we were getting the house ready to put on the market. They did everything we expected, and they were pleasant, accurate, and on time.”

“They come every year to maintenance the woodstove. They come on time, and they do a good job. I'd give them an A for my overall experience.”

“They just cleaned the chimney. I would grade my overall experience as an A.”

“They cleaned the chimney for me. I would give my overall experience an A. They were very good.”

“They did chimney and fireplace work for me. I've used them for a few years now, and they're very prompt. They show up when they're supposed to, and they're not ever here for very long. I'd give them an A for my overall experience.”

“I have had a very good experience working with them. They cleaned our fireplace. We were very satisfied.”

“They cleaned the chimney, and they're the ones that cleaned the vents. I'd give them an A for my overall experience.”

“They cleaned my chimney for me. I'd give them an A- for my overall experience. I didn't have any complaints.”

“They took care of the woodstove for me. I would give them an A- for my overall experience—there is always room for improvement. They were here right when they said they would be.”

“They've been out here once a year for the last three or four years. We have always been very happy with whatever they've done here, whether it's cleaning just the chimney or the furnace chimney; and sometimes both. It is not every year that they clean the furnace chimney but they check it to see if it needs it. That made me feel good that they didn't do both, and they told me it didn't need it. I don't know any better, but their telling me made me feel good, like they do a good job and are trustworthy and all that. I'd give them an A. They always show up on time and everything. They are very neat and everything.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They cleaned my chimney. They showed up when they said, and they knew what they were taking about. They were well-versed, and they didn't oversell. They didn't try and give me anything I didn't need. I have already recommended them.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They cleaned my chimney. They were efficient.”

“Chim Chimney did a chimney cleaning for us. They didn't bother us, and I have nothing negative to say about them.”

“The only issue I have is that their billing is a little in disarray. I was getting a bill very late or getting a duplicate bill. However, in terms of their cleaning, they did a good job. I would recommend them. They showed up eventually, and they did a good job when they did. They cancelled once or twice, but when they got here, they did a good job.”

“I had a good experience working with them. I haven't used the chimney, obviously, because it is the middle of summer, but I did have a good experience. The guy was really nice.”

“I had a good experience working with them. They cleaned the chimney and the flue, and then put on a chimney cap. They inspected it as well.”