Chiminey Cricket Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Sweeps
80 Athol St. East Oshawa ON L1H8B7
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Tammy in Ajax
Tammy in Ajax
2 reviews Ajax, ON

Chiminey Sweeep/Cleaning

We have used Chiminey Cricket in tw0 homes over the course of 20 years on a regular basis with two homes that we have had both had not been well maintained. Nervous about using the fireplaces we contacted Chiminey Cricket. The result - fast friendly and great service. Everything worked perfectly and we will continue to use them!
Awesome service! Gave us piece of mind and we felt safe.

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Dusty from Oshawa
Dusty from Oshawa
2 reviews Oshawa, ON

Shoddy work & refusal to fix their mistake without additional cost!

An employee of Chiminey Cricket & Ashes Away did a chimney check and clean for me in November 2015. For the cleaning, the guy did a decent and tidy job. The issue involves the improper replacement of the damper after being removed to allow for inspection and cleaning of the interior. I noted the damper had been left open and the first 2 fires of the season were successful. I subsequently tried to close the damper but the handle would not budge - it was stuck. I thought it hadn't moved and was still open so I had another fire and the the house filled up with smoke - it must have shifted and partially closed. I did some googling on chimneys and dampers to get a better understanding how things worked and checked it out myself with my flashlight - imagine my surprise to discover that the damper had not been reconnected rather, it had been left sitting loosely in the chimney. Of note, I have had my house for 5 years and never had a problem with the damper. See photo - clearly the damper has not been properly reconnected. At the top right of the photo you can see the hinged side which is on the opposite side of the slat/opening showing at the bottom right of the photo. I presume either the technician forgot to replace it or couldn't be bothered replacing it. Nonetheless, very shoddy work making my fireplace unsafe. I recently called the company back and the man who answered the phone couldn't recall the service visit but insisted that they did not touch the damper. Quite frankly, it would be impossible for the technician to properly inspect and clean the chimney without removing the damper. He also said that it would be 85.00 for a service call to check this out. What absolutely poor customer service - refusing to acknowledge the error and not offering to fix a problem they created. My advice - use a more reputable company if you want the job done right.
Donna. Mary Street N., Oshawa, Ontario.

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tania from Oshawa
tania from Oshawa
1 review Oshawa, ON

First Review


Chimney Sweep

The guys came in did the job for the best price in town. I called them with a question regarding the service and Bill called me back on the same day (Sun. Christmas weekend) and answered me with pleasure.. all I have to say is; "great service!"

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Fireplace and Chimney Services for Oshawa and Durham Region Family owned and operated, Chiminey Cricket & Ashes Away has been cleaning and inspecting wood burning systems for over 30 years. Bill, our owner, comes from a family of chimney sweeps and masons and is WETT -certified. We also install wood ...
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