Veteran-Owned, Certified
Chimney Sweep & Fireplace Repair
Chimney & Masonry Repair Specialist
What You Can't See Can Hurt You!
If issues with your chimney flue go undetected, they are not only going to impact the efficiency of your chimney, they can also be very dangerous.
Chimney Gaps
Flaking Chimney
Chimney Cracks
COVID-19 UPDATE
WE ARE STILL OPEN
The Potomac Services team will be here to help with any chimney, fireplace, and air duct needs until we are forced to stay in by mandate. Keeping you comfortable and safe during this chaotic time is very important to us. Our team will only enter your home if absolutely necessary and will take all the necessary precautions to keep everyone as germ-free as possible! We can do most business online and over the phone. Please visit our website and contact our office with any questions!

VETERAN-OWNED, CHIMNEY SWEEP & REPAIR SERVICE – CELEBRATING 20 YEARS IN BUSINESS

Established more than two decades ago by Colonel Jeff Peterson, an Army Officer with a background in the Army Corps of Engineers and the Joint Chief of Staff, Potomac Services has been a trusted leader under his guidance. Rely on us for dependable and high-quality services.

Veteran-owned values (dedication)

20+ Years of Experience

Certified, Trained & Experienced

High Quality Products & Service

Customer Satisfaction & Warranties

From inspections when purchasing a new home to repairing your chimney liner, Potomac Services provides an expert team you can count on to keep your home safe.

Certifications & Awards

Potomac Services is proud to maintain certifications with the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). We are a member of the Mid-Atlantic Chimney Association and the Chimney Sweep Guild, and we maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Let Us Handle Your Chimney & Gas Fireplace Needs

Contact us today to schedule an inspection or learn more about our services by calling (703) 444-5155. You can also fill out our online contact form to get in touch with our friendly and professional staff!

Chimney & Fireplace Services

We have the training and experience to clean, inspect, diagnose and repair a wide range of common and uncommon chimney issues that may be affecting your fireplace or chimney.

CHIMNEY SWEEP & FIREPLACE REPAIR
Regular chimney and fireplace sweeping services are an important for safety and performance. If repair are needed, our team are experts in chimney repairs, relines and masonry work.
GAS FIREPLACE SERVICE & REPARIS
Like any appliance, gas fireplaces and inserts require regular care. Our maintenance service includes cleaning, inspection, and tune-up service to ensure optimal performance and efficiency.
DRYER VENT CLEANING
Inspecting and cleaning your clothes dryer and other exhaust vents helps reduce the risk of a home fire, plus it may also improve the efficiency and extend the life of your dryer.

Quality Service
We have the dedication and a drive to provide our customers with the most incredible level of service. Our technicians use a mix of experience, training and the most up-to-date specialist tools to provide you with a service that simply can’t be matched!
Veteran-Owned
Our owner, Jeff Peterson, founded Potomac Services with the vision of a company based on core values of quality, integrity and exceptional service, values he upheld during more than 30 years of military service. We take pride in going the extra mile.
Solid Reputation
At Potomac Services, we believe our customers deserve the best, and that’s what we strive for, every day. We always go the extra mile to provide reliable, honest, quality services, and our success is reflected in our superior customer ratings.
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Chimney Problems?

When considering chimney contractors in the area, consider that Potomac Services has 20 years of experience serving Virginia. Not only are we a veteran-owned business, we’ll go the extra mile to provide you with reliable, honest and quality services. We embrace our industry ethics, standards, codes and technology because we believe our customers deserve the best.

Testimonials
John Griffith, Senior Technician with Potomac Services, did a great job with my chimney in McLean! I highly recommend Potomac Services for regular maintenance and
Gregory Brandon
The technician was thorough and was able to clean my glass fireplace insert so it looked almost new (and it’s 22 years
Carol Sweaney
Excellent service. Thee young man that did three work was
John Myrah
Absolutely AWESOME Service!They are PROFESSIONAL, POLITE, KNOWLEDGEABLE, and CERTIFIED EXPERTS! The entire staff is absolutely WONDERFUL! Background on my situation: We are selling our house. During the home inspection, rust
Troy Lowery
Technician William Brown arrived quicker than I could have asked for as he was in the area and proceeded to remove a bird from my dryer, then clean the dryer vent and successfully installed a vent cover in no time at all.
Holt Mock
Arrived on time. Nice guys. They were able to unclog my dryer vent and replace the cover to keep the birds out. I would definitely use Potomac Services
Cathy Zoretic
Great service and came up with a solution to a problem a dozen other professionals were not able to solve. Highly
Kate Moore
We have a water leak in our house between the fireplace mantle and the bricks so I called Potomac Services to determine where the water is coming from. Tim and other gentleman were both very friendly and able to determine
Jennilynne Bashioum
We needed the air ducts of our house cleaned. The crew was really professional and they did not charge us for extra services. They stick with the price that the owner set by phone. Others companies claimed that one has mold
Rubén Meana Pañeda
Excellent work and explained the process and the results very
Rocky Price
Fast response and professional
zlmetz
Excellent company! Came to rescue the day with a contract I am working! Highly recommend Potomac Services
Daniella Serven REALTOR Century 21 Redwood
Chimney cap put on by them last spring blew off in a strong wind. They came out the next day and replaced it. No
Steve Wales
Had a great experience. Did a very thorough job. Will be using them
Valerie H
Just had Potomac Services out to clean our air ducts and dryer vent and the service was amazing. First, it was a breeze to schedule - they fit me in within 2 days. The two guys who performed the service, Brian and Darryll,
Stephen Pipino
The words that caught my eye when I googled "chimney repair" were "certified" and "veteran-owned". My concerns about my chimney were brought to me by my roofing contractor, who showed me water damage to the chimney . When the
Daniel Kurland
Have been using Potomac Services for years - they always do great
Nathan Gardner-Andrews
Great customer service. Technician was very knowledgeable and it was a pleasant
Nerene Merlino
Potomac Services has top notch customer service with great pricing! I would not use any other company for my chimney and air duct
Christy Burns
Team was prompt, courteous, efficient, and knowledgeable about how to clean stone etc around fireplace. Will definitely use them
Len M Nichols
Great service and very professional. Showed up on time, communicated the issue and what they needed to do, and stayed within
Steve Taylor
Did chimney inspection for sale of my house and discovered crack in liner due to a fire. Assisted through insurance claim process and necessary repairs were done successfully prior to settlement . Professional & courteous
Pam Leahy
Brian Brinson and Casey Brown provided significant chimney repair due to previous fire damage to the internal structure. The business experience throughout the entire process, from the beginning conversation with Jeff, the
John Tomaselli
This time Potomac Services came out to repair the masonry work on my 75 year old chimney. They did an amazing job as always. I can't say enough good things about Potomac Services. Last year they cleaned my ducts and dryer
William Stoppel
Exceptionally responsible and caring company that knows what it is doing, unlike many of the fly-by-night chimney companies out there. These guys really go the distance for their
Linda Lackey
Needed to have the flue cleaned at my moms home, on time and setup and were done in around 2 hours. Kept the living room cleaned and did there job. Feel mucy better knowing the flue build up is cleaned out. Pricing was
Samantha Servais
They were quick to get out to my house. They were professional in working on my chimney and cleaning up after themselves. They were friendly and who would have thought, entertaining as
George Gary
Arrived on time. Professional. They took the time to explain and show me (pictures) of the issues. They are a little more expensive than the previous company I used but the little bit extra cost was worth
Peter Petrianni
As a realtor, I have been using Potomac Services for many years now and they continue to impress with their responsiveness, their candor, honesty & integrity. They jump through hoops to meet our short deadlines - which makes
Twee Ramos
I used their services for a chimney inspection and dryer vent cleaning. The technician came on time, and was quick and
Ye Rae Cho
Excellent to work with! Jeff, Casey and his team bent over backwards to do major chimney repairs on extremely limited timeframe for a closing...professional and conscientious leaving the property neat and
Sharon Sheldon
A chimney fire is a scary thing but thanks to the folks at Potomac Services for a safe and reliable service our bad experience was a breeze. Thank you jeff and all guys who worked with
John Peyton
Potomac Services did a wonderful job diagnosing the problem with my dryer vent, then repairing the disconnected vent and thoroughly cleaning it. Their staff are professional, knowledgeable courteous and friendly. They also
twilightman100
Tim Garret and his crew did a superb job re-lining and repairing masonry for my home’s dual flue chimney with excellent quality workmanship for a reasonable price. I would highly recommend Potomac Services to other
Kevin Kennedy
Prompt, friendly and great
Brian Cooper
I selected Potomac Services to replace a chimney that was blown off during a storm. I appreciate their knowledge and professionalism during the process of dealing with my insurance company and coordinating the different
Benjamin Daniels
Great work. Listened to our specific needs, made it all happen!! Thanks
Tim Gleason
Had our vents and fireplace cleaned. Very well done, professional. Casey and Brian pointed out potential issues for 2-3 years down the line, but didn't try to push on unnecessary service, which is much
Brad Prentice
Keith and Eric were phenomenal. They were early, curteous, understanding that I had a sleeping baby, and very thorough and informative. Can't beat the price. Thank you Potomac Services and
Heidi Shomberger
We were very happy with Potomac services. They explained everything they did, they arrived promptly, were very conscientious of making sure flooring was covered, worked very hard and were extremely pleasant. We highly
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