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Suffolk County NY Quality Chimney Sweep & Fireplace Service Company

Now is the time to look for a dependable chimney professional for all of your comprehensive chimney needs. When you choose the right company, they can take you through the life of your chimney and your home, keeping your family safe and warm year after year. Homeowners living in Suffolk County and Long Island have depended on Chief Chimney Services for 30+ years, and for good reason.Chimney being serviced by man on roof

Community and Industry Leadership

Owner John Pilger has filmed a fireplace evaluation for Dateline NBC as just one part of his mission to help homeowners stay safe from accidental residential fires. As a CSIA member, it’s important to work with communities, media outlets, other trade industries, and many industry professionals to help bring down the number of residential fires–a number reaching more than 300 thousand each year.

When you’re looking for a chimney professional, look first to the dependable professionals that are CSIA certified and then look for other credentials that add up to unrivaled expertise and experience.

Chimney Sweep Guild – Owner, John Pilger has served as President of the New York State Chimney Sweep Guild, director of the National Chimney Sweep Guild, and is a recipient of the Andrew Schukal Award for dedication and outstanding service presented by the New York State Chimney Sweep Guild.
Professional Certifications – Chief Chimney Services holds and maintains certifications for chimney services as well as dryer exhaust services from the Chimney Safety Institute of America. We are also F.I.R.E certified fireplace inspectors, and NFI certified woodburning specialists. When it comes to installations and repairs, these are the credentials you should be looking for.
Industry Recognition and Awards – In addition to the Andrew Schukal Award, owner John Pilger was a 2001 recipient of the International Award for Service and Education to the industry, presented by the Association of Polish Sweeps and a 2007 recipient of the CSIA Don Leavitt Education Award, for contributions to the Chimney Sweep Industry through Education.
Local Experience – John Pilger has been serving Suffolk County since 1983 and has lived in the area his entire life. He was once chief of Brentwood Fire Department as well as a former Fire Marshall. His Associates Degree in Fire Protection Technology is just one more way he has gone above and beyond for his business and his customers.

When it comes to chimney science, diagnostics, repairs, and installations, Chief Chimney Services is the best choice for customers in Suffolk County and Long Island. Our staff is fully insured for your protection, experienced in state and national fire safety code, as well as local municipal codes. We are certified dealers of the industry’s top brands, and service and repair all fire appliances. When you choice Chief Chimney Services, you can depend on us for all of your comprehensive chimney needs for the life of your home.

Schedule your routine services now so that your chimney system will be ready for burn season.

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We Serve Suffolk County

There is no better place in the county for us to provide comprehensive chimney services than in Suffolk County, New York. Chief Chimney Services has been part of the Suffolk Country business community for over 30 years. Over that time we have seen a lot of changes to our area; however, nothing can offset the rich history and the spirit of past and current residents.

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For those who have never been to Suffolk County, let us introduce you. Long Island is in Suffolk County. The peninsula extends into the Atlantic Ocean. The world renowned Hamptons is also part of Suffolk County. The area is characterized by its beaches, wharfs, farmlands, seaside villages, rolling hills, and farmlands. Long Island was named one of the Top Ten Wine Regions in the World by Wine Enthusiast magazine. Dr. Beach, a noted, beach expert, named Main Beach in East Hampton the Best Beach in America.

The first inhabitants of Long Island were the Algonquin Indians. The Algonquins and others who came to settle in the area were attracted by the waterways, local game, rich farmland, and native nuts, berries, and grains. Those interested in the development and chronological history of Suffolk County can click here.

There are almost 300 places in Suffolk County currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places which preserve the area’s rich history. Click here for a complete list.

The Vanderbilt name is synonymous with Suffolk County. Visitors and residents enjoy visiting the mansion, museum, and planetarium on the Vanderbilt estate. For more information click here.

It’s the local nuances of an area that gives it its character. Here are a few bits of information to enlighten and amuse you.

  • You can never get really lost on Long Island.All you have to do is drive until you come to water and then turn around, “re-routing re-routing”.Suffolk County is described as an “epicurean’s dream”.
  • “The word “fresh” takes on a different meaning. Here, the menu’s ‘catch of the day’ was likely hauled in that morning from the waters off our Island shores, prepared and served with vegetables – picked from a nearby farm – seasoned with herbs from the garden then paired with a Pinot Grigio from a vineyard just down the road.” Click here for more information on great dining experiences.

Suffolk County has several aviation museums and places to explore science, mathematics, history, energy, astronomy, and technology. To learn more click here.

Those interested in live entertainment will not be disappointed. The theatres and auditoriums in the North Shore area have performances for all entertainment genres and audiences. Click here for more information.

New York City is close enough to visit when you want to participate in all that one of the world’s most dynamic cities offer, yet far enough away not to interfere with the tranquility and charm and quaintness this historic county offers.

Quality of life is important to residents visiting in Suffolk County. Chief Chimney Services is proud to maintain chimneys and fireplaces and offer comprehensive and related service to new residents of Suffolk County as well as those whose ancestors are part of the area’s history.