Chimney Sweep Chickasaw,

(251) 342-9786

Professional Chimney Services

Providing quality service for over 30 years

Chimney Sweeping

Our chimney technicians are experts when it comes to cleaning your chimney. We remove hazards such as soot and creosote, ensuring your fireplace is clean and ready to burn.

Chimney and Fireplace Inspections

At Allstar, chimney safety is a priority. We perform comprehensive inspections so you can enjoy your fireplace system with peace of mind. 

Masonry Repair

Damaged masonry is an eyesore, but it is also dangerous. Our chimney technicians are skilled in repairing masonry chimneys and ensuring your chimney system is safe to use.

Waterproofing Service

Water can do major damage to your chimney. We use top quality industry products to protect your chimney from mold, rust, and masonry damage.

Fireplace Installations

Is your home missing that warm, cozy fireplace you’ve been dreaming of? Allstar can make your fireplace wishes come true with expert design and installation.

Chimney Animal Removal

Raccoons, bats, birds and other animals sometimes make their homes in chimneys. We safely and humanely remove unwanted guests from your chimney.

Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Repairs

Years of Experience

Allstar is The #1 Choice

And here’s Why

Quick Response Time

Here at Allstar Chimney Sweeps Chickasaw, our mission is to provide excellent chimney services when it’s convenient for you. We schedule appointments as soon as possible so you can get back to enjoying your fireplace.

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The Best Products

We pride ourselves on giving you the best service, which is why we only use top-rated industry products on your chimney and fireplace. Your satisfaction is our top priority.

Trusted Technicians

Allstar of Chickasaw’s chimney technicians are dedicated to using their expertise to provide exceptional service. With over 30 years of experience, our highly-trained technicians are equipped to deal with any chimney issues you may have.

What Are The Other Types of Inspections?

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Ever wonder what happens in different types of inspections? Yes, inspections look for flaws in the structure. There are two types for chimneys that look at each component in depth. At Allstar, our two types of inspections are exterior and interior. With having these inspections, especially after a natural disaster like hurricanes, insurance may or may not cover it. Best to read below for more information.

Exterior Inspection
  1. We will check the height of the chimney, to make sure that it is the minimum proper distance from the roof penetration. This is necessary for proper draft.
  2. We inspect the chimney cap or spark arrestor if one is present. Chimney caps are vital to keeping out the elements, and small animals that would otherwise enter your chimney.
  3. We check the crown for cracks, and to make sure its shedding water correctly.
  4. The brickwork and mortar are inspected for cracks and damages. Cracks in the mortar are a common cause of water leaks.
  5. We will check the flashing that seals the chimney to the roof if the chimney is connected to, or penetrates through the roof.
  6. The flue liner is checked for cracks, stability, and support.
  7. The chimney is checked for moisture resistance.
Interior Inspections
  1. The Smoke Chamber/Smoke Shelf is first on our list of things to check inside the fireplace. Prefab fireplace, may or may not have a smoke chamber.
  2. Next is the damper, in a chimney flue, a damper closes off the flue to keep the weather (and birds and other animals) out and warm or cool air in. This is usually done in the summer, but also sometimes in the winter between uses. In some cases, the damper may also be partly closed to help control the rate of combustion. The damper may be accessible only by reaching up into the fireplace by hand or with a wood poker, or sometimes by a lever or knob that sticks down or out. We will check to see if your damper is working properly.
  3. Firebox/Grate, We check for rust or any popped rivets in the firebox, and to make sure the grate is in serviceable condition.
  4. Ash Container- ashes should be stored in a sealed metal container.
  5. Spark Screen/Doors, if your fireplace has a spark screen, or glass doors, we check to make sure they are properly installed and functioning as they should.
  6. Tools & Gloves
  7. Refractories- these are the floor, back, and sides of your fireplace. The materials for refractories include; masonry units, ceramics, and metal plates.
  8. Profile: is the joint between the firebox and the veneer into the living space.
Should I inspect my own chimney?

If you are asking yourself whether a DIY inspection is a good idea or not, then you are in the right place. The short answer is you could inspect your own chimney, but the more important question to ask yourself is: Should I inspect my own chimney?

Chimney maintenance is possible for the DIYer, or Do It Yourself Enthusiast, a complete chimney inspection and cleaning should be performed at least once a year by a chimney technician.

There are many safety concerns you need to consider before DIYing your chimney inspection.

  1. Protect your home with floor covering tarps.
  2. Must have proper equipment.
  3. Document the chimney’s condition.
  4. Can be exposed to hazardous materials like soot, creosote and harmful fumes.
  5. And it can be extremely dangerous climbing on a roof without the appropriate fall protection, ladders and equipment.

Testimonials & Accreditors

"I had a racoon in my chimney, the good people at sootmaster were able to safely and humanly relocate it. 🙏 I highly recommend for all my future chimney needs."

Rebecca Howard

"I had a rain cap added to my mother’s house. The technician was on time, courteous and very helpful. It’s something we should have had done long ago with all of the rain we get here."

Michael Curry

"Blew my repair out of the water! They hit every detail and had a great attitude while working. I love seeing a company that is passionate about the work they do and this company is!"

Donovan Carter

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