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Chimney Sweeps And Inspections
With over 30 years of experience, Sootmaster is dedicated to giving you the best experience when dealing with your chimney and fireplace system.
What we do
Chimney Sweeps, Repairs, Inspections, Installations
What To Expect
At Sootmaster Chimney Sweep Fort Valley, we have a great reputation and quality service. Our team’s top priority is a happy customer. To achieve this goal, we offer a variety of services from our staff with over 30 years of experience. Our team is careful to take good care of your home. Each member of the team wants to better him/herself and provide the best service possible. We always call ahead about any delays as well as arrival times. In addition, we provide a before and after photo of our work. Come to Chimney Repair Fort Valley for the best chimney services!
We’re a friendly team who will focus on your needs and concerns, so we focus more on you than on making a sale. We value our customers, so building a relationship with you is our priority. Therefore, from simple tips to detailed advice on fireplace installations your local chimney sweep is here to help.
Why Choose Us
As we have mentioned before, you are the number one priority here at Sootmaster of Fort Valley. We value your experience with us more than anything, which is why we have the most respectful and knowledgeable team. Because we do not want to be the cause of any problems for you, we do our best to give you fair pricing for the quality we provide. We promise to provide the best quality service and customer interaction because we have the best people for it. Give us a call at 478-201-9357 and we would love to speak to you more and see what we can do for you!
Sweeps & Inspections
Sootmaster Chimney Sweeps of Fort Valley Georgia offers professional chimney sweeping services as well as quality inspections. Learn more about our sweeps and inspections, and trust in the Sootmaster.
Waterproofing & Repairs
Sootmaster of Fort Valley offers excellent waterproofing services and general masonry and prefab repairs. Call Sootmaster to schedule an appointment with our professionally trained technicians.
Do you have a fireplace? Do you want one? Sootmaster also offers professional chimney and fireplace installation. Whether it be a masonry system (brick), or prefabricated (metal), Sootmaster has you covered.
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Frequently Asked Questions
My fireplace stinks, especially in the summer. What can I do?
The smell is because of creosote deposits within the chimney, a natural byproduct of woodburning. The odor is sometimes worse during the summer when the humidity is high the air conditioning is turned on. A typical sweeping will help but usually won’t solve the smell completely. There are commercial chimney deodorants that work well, and plenty of people have good results with kitty litter or maybe baking soda set inside the fireplace. The real problem is that the air being drawn down the chimney, an indication of overall pressure problems within the house. Some make-up air should be introduced someplace else in the house. A good sealing and a top-mounted damper will reduce this air flow coming down the chimney.
How often should I get my chimney swept?
According to The National Fire Protection Association Standard 211, “Chimneys, fireplaces, and vents shall be inspected at least once a year for soundness, freedom from deposits, and correct clearances. Cleaning, maintenance, and repairs shall be done if necessary.”
What's safe to burn in the fireplace?
You should only burn well-seasoned wood. Watch this video from the CSIA to learn what NOT to burn in your fireplace.
I have a gas fireplace. Should this chimney be checked too?
Without a doubt! Although gas is usually a clean-burning fuel, the chimney can become non-functional from bird nests or other debris blocking the flue. Modern furnaces may also cause many problems with the typical flues intended to vent the older generation of furnaces. Sootmaster is not licensed to operate on any gas fireplace; Contact a gas certified plumber or gas licensed fireplace company for your needs.
Honest, professional, and reasonable. Came in, all wore their masks while they were in the house which we felt was very respectful. Offered some suggestions about things that we would likely need to do in the future and gave us prices but were very honest about the condition of our chimney and didn’t suggest any work that didn’t need to be done.
We are experienced
We Have Over 30 Years of Experience in The Industry
With an ever-growing team, the experience of the Sootmaster company grows as well. For Over 30 years, Sootmaster has focused on perfecting their work on chimney and fireplace systems. We have many professionally trained technicians who are prepared and eager to assist you with any problem your chimney and fireplace might present, from standard sweeps to ground-up installations, Sootmaster’s expert technicians can get the job done.
Providing the Highest Quality Chimney Services In the Area
Our top priority is providing industry-leading service as chimney sweep and fireplace professionals. Our goal is to build loyalty and trust with those we serve. That’s why our first-class teams are considerate and careful, making sure to protect your property and belongings. We want to accommodate you, and we’ll make sure to be in communication with you about any last-minute schedule changes. sharpest individuals comprise our teams: those who exemplify what it means to be a true chimney sweep and fireplace professional.
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Negative Air Pressure
Air that moves through the chimney brings in fireplace smells and chimney odors.
Excess Creosote & Soot
This odor is often described as a heavy smoky smell
Unless the fireplace is totally closed and protection measures are taken to stop water interruption, smelly scents can overpower the smokestack and home.
Animals (Dead or Alive)
If you don’t have a chimney cap or if creatures have bitten through the screen on the smokestack top, it is truly conceivable that animals have moved to the fireplace; creatures cause an assortment of odor issues
Where Is That Odor Coming From?
Imagine you and your family are sitting in the living room watching movies on the television above the fireplace and mantel. Next thing you know, there is a strange smell appears in the air. Little does anyone know that it is coming from the fireplace? Odds are that your home has Stinky Fireplace Syndrome. This scent normally is worse in the late spring when the moisture/humidity is high and the climate control system is turned on. This smell can linger in a home. It may appear that all hope is lost, well there is a solution. Before we dive into that, let’s discuss some causes of the chimney odor.
We found it nearly impossible to find a company willing to replace our chimney caps because of the high pitch of our roof. Your guys came out, assessed the job and came back and completed it. The work quality is excellent and we couldn’t be happier.
Very courteous and professional. A job well done. Very knowledgeable about what they do and can help explain things. Awesome job Neal!
These guys were such a pleasure to deal with, they were professional, knowledgeable, clean, and just darn right awesome to do business with.
Thank you Sootmaster