Trained, Certified & Experienced
Chimney Sweeping Services
Hidden Dangers in Your Fireplace & Chimney Put You at Risk!
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!

Professional Chimney Sweeps
& Air Duct Cleaning Services
in Northern Virginia & Surrounding Areas

Welcome to Potomac Services, a top-rated chimney sweep and air duct cleaning company serving Northern Virginia and surrounding areas. For 15 years, our trained and certified technicians have been helping homeowners inspect, clean and maintain their chimneys for the utmost safety and performance.

Our commitment to excellent customer service, industry standards and cutting-edge equipment make us different. We’re also proud to be a local, veteran-owned and family-owned business. Our reliable, honest and quality services make us your best choice for chimney sweeps!

Services You Can Count On

Our owner, Jeff Peterson, was a career Army Officer with experience in the Army Corp of Engineers. Jeff brings the leadership, experience and integrity that forms the foundation of what we offer at Potomac Services. Our trained and certified technicians offer the following services for your home in the DC area:

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. We’re also a recipient of Angie’s List Super Service Award. Ask us about financing for your next project if needed!

Let Us Handle Your Chimney & Air Duct 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 Sweeping
A professional chimney cleaning from Potomac Services can keep your home safe and warm and eliminate the worry of fire hazards. Our technicians are certified by the the Chimney Safety Institute of America to provide you with the best in chimney sweep services.
Chimney Inspection
Have your chimney inspected annually to help ensure that there are no potential fire hazards, damage to the chimney or blocks. Potomac Services technicians have earned the industry’s most respected credentials and offer three levels of chimney inspections.
Stoves/Inserts
Potomac Services offers a full spectrum of gas and wood-burning fireplaces, inserts and pellet stoves to meet your heating needs. If you’re looking to buy a brand-new product or want to replace an existing unit, get in touch with our experts today.
Air Duct Cleaning
Cleaning debris from your HVAC system is an excellent way to improve the quality of the air you breathe indoors. Our Monster Vac has an incredible 14.5 KFU suction rating, much stronger than what you’ll get from other air duct cleaning companies.

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.
Certified
Potomac Services is proud to maintain certifications with the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). We're also a member of the Mid-Atlantic Chimney Association and the Chimney Sweep Guild.
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.
Blog
3 Common Chimney Cleaning Myths You Shouldn’t Believe
Hello, and welcome to the Potomac Services blog! As a leading chimney cleaning company in the D.C. metro area, we are committed to educating our customers about...
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Tips to Prepare Your Chimney and Fireplace for Winter
There’s nothing like the coziness of a crackling fire in the fireplace on a cold winter night. However, you need to make sure that your fireplace and...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN BURNING WOOD WHAT NOT TO BURN IN YOUR FIREPLACE WHY NOT TO BURN UNSEASONED WOOD TIP ON HOW TO BUY FIREWOOD...
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Chimney Sweep Luck
This article was written by Marge Padgitt and published on Chimney.com. "Most people know that chimney sweeps bring good luck, wealth, and happiness, but don’t know how...
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Chimney Masonry Repair School Successfully Completed
Congratulations to the Potomac Services Chimney Services Team for successfully completing the Masonry Repair for Chimney Professionals July 12-14, 2016. This event was hosted by the Chimney...
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Chimney Problems?

When considering chimney contractors in the area, consider that Potomac Services has 15 years of experience serving the DC Metro. Not only are we a family-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
Very friendly, helpful. Explained it all to me in great detail. It is obvious that they take pride in their work, are proud of themselves and the company. I highly
Rebecca Seyferth
Prompt, friendly and great
Brian Cooper
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
Great company for chimney repair. They were prompt and when rain disrupted the job the crew came back on a Sunday to finish
Anthony Sciortino
Great work. Listened to our specific needs, made it all happen!! Thanks
Tim Gleason
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
Excellent work and explained the process and the results very
Rocky Price
Fast response and professional
zlmetz
Great service and came up with a solution to a problem a dozen other professionals were not able to solve. Highly
Kate Moore
Have been using Potomac Services for years - they always do great
Nathan Gardner-Andrews
I chose Potomac Services to do my chimney sweep because the owner/manager, Jeff, that I spoke to over the phone was the most knowledgable, professional person I had talked to when looking for a chimney sweep company--and they
Beth Becker Sutton
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
They cleaned my dryer vent. First class prompt service at a reasonable price. They are not
Martin Book
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
I used their services for a chimney inspection and dryer vent cleaning. The technician came on time, and was quick and
Ye Rae Cho
Potomac Services gave me a fair quote, scheduled and repaired the same week. Even better the repairmen were early, were both
Jan Kucheruk
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
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
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
They inspected and suggested a fix for my leaking chimney. Very knowledgable and
Lori Dunch
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
poppy cole
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
Team was prompt, courteous, efficient, and knowledgeable about how to clean stone etc around fireplace. Will definitely use them
Len M Nichols
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
Tim and his assistant came to my house and spent an hour going over the project. I am very happy that I chose this company to repair my
Wade McKinnon
Great customer service. Technician was very knowledgeable and it was a pleasant
Nerene Merlino
I have been working with Potomac services for 5 years now for chimney maintenance. They consistently provide affordable, reliable, friendly, professional, quality service. They will help you work with your homeowners
Amy Mossoff
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
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
Great service and very professional. Showed up on time, communicated the issue and what they needed to do, and stayed within
Steve Taylor
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
Excellent company! Came to rescue the day with a contract I am working! Highly recommend Potomac Services
Daniella Serven REALTOR Century 21 Redwood
Excellent service. Thee young man that did three work was
John Myrah