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The Chimney Chiefs are your local and friendly chimney sweeps that service the Truckee-Tahoe area. The Chimney Chiefs is owned and operated by a retired firefighter who has first hand knowledge of how chimney fires start and what needs to be done to prevent them. With this knowledge and experience, we ensure that we are cleaning and servicing your chimney and fireplace with the goal to prevent a fire, keep you safe and  . We use ladders to access the chimney from the roof so we can clean from the top down. We remove the cap and thoroughly clean it removing any built up creosote. We also clean the spark arrestor. We often find that some chimneys don't have a spark arrestor so we will instal a new one. Every chimney cap should have a spark arrestor to stop sparks escaping from the chimney and starting a fire. 

We thoroughly clean out the fire place, removing all ash, taking out bricks or anything in the stove that can be removed and cleaned. We clean and polish the glass and the metal casing too. We run a shop vacuum to ensure no soot or ash gets anywhere.

Call us today to make your appointment to have your chimney and fire place cleaned so you can have a warm and safe fire.

Billy is one of the former Lead Sawyers from the Black Mountain Hot Shot crew.   

Post that, Haupert was the lead wild land trying guy  as well as lead chain saw safety guy  with the North Tahoe Fire Protection District  in Tahoe City.  

He has 20 years experience as a Sawyer.

"Tree Guy" Haupert  has been climbing and removing hazard trees, dangerous limbs and doing general tree work for the past twenty years.

We are the

Black Mountain Tree Company.

Having many years experience in firefighting, on a hot shot crew and working or the fire service, we can help you identify potential hazards before they become a danger. Inspection of in-home, roof, yard, and surrounding areas

will ensure that you and your home are up to safety standards and prevent dangerous and expensive damage that may come down the line. 

It is important to maintain upkeep of your home and surroundings, especially after the dry years we've been experiencing.

The heavy snow loads we experience in the Tahoe area can wreak havoc on your metal roofs. The freeze/thaw action and the movement of snow as it slides down the roof, will loosen roof screws, causing them to pop up out of your roof, thereby leaving notes where water can seep into which will cause damage to your roof. We have rope and climbing skills and can safely move around your entire roof, replacing and tightening screws.

We have experience in a wide range of handyman services from installing wood floors, tile work, painting, and much more. 

Billy & Emma are amazing! Very thorough. Even did us the professional courtesy of clearing the roof of debris as well as pointing out other things that might need attention in the future. Highly recommend; their services aren't limited to chimney/woodstove cleaning and repair. They have sharp eye for detail. We'll be calling 'em in the future! Matty Brandt
If you need your chimney cleaned and inspected these are the guys to call! Billy did a great job on my wood stove and I'm set to go for winter now! Very reasonable rates too! Jenn Baker
Chimney Chiefs did a great job. I have a really steep metal roof with a really tall chimney pipe for my woodstove, it was no problem for them to tackle! Great job cleaning up and left my woodstove looking like new. I highly recommend Chimney Chiefs! Allen Riley, Fire Chief, Squaw Valley Fire Department
These guys are awesome! They were incredibly thorough and efficient. I feel very confident that my home is fire safe. Ashley Wiley
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