A Step in Time Chimney Sweeps is an established company that has been performing chimney cleaning and repairs throughout the District of Columbia and surrounding areas. We offer chimney cleaning and repair, cap installation, stainless steel liner installation and kits, masonry cap dampers, fireplace repairs, dryer vent cleaning and post chimney fire investigation. A Step in Time strives to offer our customers the highest quality of service available in our industry. We have an A plus rating with the Better Business Bureau and our entire team offers great service with a very friendly attitude. Our number one goal is your satisfaction and we believe A Step in Time stands out from the competition by our training and credentials.
We have a new website dedicated to Northern Virginia, go to www.chimneycleaners.com to schedule service in that area.
A Step in Time is one of the only companies in the world with its own training school. We have verified chimney sweeps and have even developed a world known Chimney Sweep University (www.ChimneySweeps.org), which is led by Ray Gessner. The program offered by Chimney Sweep University is available to other chimney sweeps throughout the United States. The training which is provided to our students, focuses on the building code requirements regarding the chimney cleaning and repair profession. A Step in Time focuses on the core essential inspection and cleaning techniques that is required to properly service and repair your fireplace. Since A Step in Time is one of the larger chimney sweep companies in the world, our company encounters more fireplace repair and design issues then most of our competition. The proper solutions to these unique cases are documented and incorporated into our training program. This continuously improves the quality of our technicians and allows us to provide better service to our customers.
A Step in Time is one of the only chimney sweep companies in the United States with a licensed professional engineer. Ray Gessner is a license professional engineer in Virginia and Maryland and has a master’s degree in engineering. Ray is also FIRE certified. All our technicians are personally trained by Ray Gessner where he focuses on the important issues regarding the proper way to inspect, clean and repair your fireplace. A Step in Time also has a class A contractor’s license, workers compensation insurance, liability insurance and an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Our chimney technicians are the highest trained and best paid in the industry. Our concept is to provide the best quality service with a friendly personality. If this is not provided, Ray wants to speak with you personally.