Before Your Sweep...
    In preparation for your
    sweep, we ask that you please
    follow the guidelines below:

  • Be sure that your stove has not been used
    for at least twelve hours prior to your

  • Clear everything from your hearth and
    mantel, allowing for at least four feet of
    clear space around fireplace

  • Make sure that there is reasonable access to
    the roof and a clear space for our ladders as
    well as a working outlet for our vacuum

  • During the winter, please shovel your walk
    way and/or driveway so that our technicians
    can safely move their ladders and other
    equipment. (A $25 fee will be added if we
    have to shovel our own path. Thank you for
    your consideration!)

  • For their safety, please keep pets and
    children clear of the fireplace

  • Your technician will need approximately 20
    minutes of your time to report on the health
    of your chimney / fireplace after the sweep
    is completed

  • If you have a manual for your woodburning
    stove or insert, it is helpful to have that

  • Payment is due at the time of service. We
    accept checks, cash, Visa, Mastercard,
    American Express and Pay Pal

Please note that during the fall and winter months your
sweep may be rescheduled if extreme ice and/or snow
conditions are present. Thank you for your understanding.
We cannot be held
responsible for broken or
damaged baffle boards or
bricks. Please visit for
information on maintaing
the integrity of your wood
burning stove and
Thank you, we appreciate your business and look
forward to being of service to you.
Harvard Museum Chimney Sweep