Despite an unseasonably warm—record-breaking-ly warm—December thus far, it appears winter’s icy grasp is finally upon us, and the weather could begin making up for lost time. Of course, when the days and nights get cold, our hearths get hot, so they need to be clean and functional. And who could be better to perform this hearth surgery than one of Dan’s Best of the Best chimney sweeps?
Our 2015 winners in the Chimney Sweep category on the South Fork, chosen by Dan’s readers, will make sure your fireplace and chimney are in prime condition for the winter freeze.
Platinum winner for two consecutive years, Ace Chimney Experts, Inc. (16 Thorne Street, Ronkonkoma, 631-648-7474, acechimneyexperts.com) is a full service chimney company working at home across the East End. They are licensed and insured with more than 20 years of experience. Services include basic maintenance such as chimney cleanings and chimney cap installations, leak repair, diagnosis and repair of smoky fireplaces, as well as stainless steel liner installations and masonry repair. Ace has serviced hundreds, if not thousands of East End homes and businesses, including everything from small cottages to expansive estates, as well as local schools, churches and businesses.
Done Right Roofing and Chimney (574 Montauk Highway, Shirley; 631-281-3500, donerightroofingandchimneyinc.com) earned our Gold distinction in 2015 for their three generations of reliable residential and commercial chimney repair and installation, sweeping, cleaning, liner installation, cap installation and more. Done Right, which services the East End out of Mastic, is also accredited through the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. As their name explains, they also do roofing.
Silver winner, Advanced Chimney Inc. (710-1 Union Parkway, Ronkonkoma, 1-800-640-3583, longislandchimney.com) is a family owned and operated business serving Long Island for over 17 years. Certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of American (CSIA) and members of the Nationl Fire Protection Agency and National Chimney Sweep Guild, this company understands the safety issues at play with fireplaces and chimneys. The offer emergency service, sweeps, wood and gas burning stove service, masonry and fireplace exterior repairs, new fireplace installation and free estimates.
Cunningham Duct Cleaning (869 Sylvan Avenue, Bayport, 631-665-6400, cunninghamduct.com) took home the Bronze award for their excellent duct and chimney cleaning services for both commercial and residential properties. As Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) members and Certified Chimney Sweeps, Cunningham will inspect and clean your home’s chimneys for safe use. Founded in 1968, with the vision of providing exceptional service to clients, no matter how big or small–and the family still practices that same ideology today.
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