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East Orange Fireplace Installation Professionals

Browse these fireplace installers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in East Orange.

Service Guys
4.5
from 263 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 460 hires on Thumbtack
Sush P.
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Sebastian was on time and professional. He did a great job fixing some furniture, installing AC and putting some shelves. Highly recommend!

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Lopez Home Improvement LLC
4.8
from 163 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 259 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ellen R.
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Mounted tv over fireplace; was efficient, knowledgable and professional.

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One Stop 360 LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Simon T.
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Friendly and professional. Provided receipts for all materials purchased. Helped design crown molding feature over fireplace that is now a feature of that room. I appreciate that he was able to complete job on short notice.

Ariel Consultants
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Michael G.
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I hired Joe and his team to install baseboard molding and I was under a time crunch. They sent me the insurance docs within an hour after he left my apartment for my coop board and assured me he would complete the work within two days. He kept his word and delivered on craftsmanship. The baseboard molding came out great. We also had him hide the cable lines behind the baseboard molding which was something his foreman recommended. What a great idea! Thanks for your help Joe!

Fred's Chimney Magic inc.
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Arif F.
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It was great working with the folks at the chimney company. Jen at the front office was great at getting the schedule done and updated me on the crews arrival time. Robbie was excellent to work with. Cleaned my wood fireplace and chimney very clean. Advised me on other maintenance tasks I should consider. Very polite, professional and great service. I would hire them again for their services.

Sisco's Home Improvement
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie D.
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Prompt and polite. Picked up, repaired and dropped off chair. Repaired kitchen table. I will use him again.

DIA Services
4.7
from 29 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Reginald D.
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Prompt , very courteous, flexible, understands spanish, and very knowledgeable. He is worth every penny in gold. He has knowledge of his craft, and of other types of repairs. Sewage, Plumbing, Electric, Drywall, Flooring installation. I will be using his services for quite some while.

iGenie Construction
4.7
from 25 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Seth S.
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We had Don and his team demo our existing closet and install a new IKEA PAX unit (3 full and 1 half size). They then did a build in and made it look totally custom and part of the room! Don did a great job and was totally professional the whole time, not to mention very competitive on his price! I'd certainly recommend Don and his team!

Corniel Construction LLC
4.4
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Tom B.
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Waldy did a great job on my total renovation, everything from floors to wall repair, kitchen cabinets, appliances, molding, electrical, plumbing, you name it. He maintains high standards and is very understanding, always working with a customer to make changes and achieve the desired result. Couldn't give a higher recommendation, have already and will continue to refer friends and family to him.

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World Class Maintenance Inc.
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
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sarina k.
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I was originally quoted $125, but then charged almost double ($240) because the inside of my chimney had chunks of debris. I was expecting my chimney cap to be put back on with cement and instead they used rubber cement. Disappointed with my experience after the great reviews I saw online.

MDB Construction
3.9
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Vindya V.
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Was wonderful on all fronts! Timely service, easy to talk to, and competitive pricing. Glad we worked with him for our basement lights installation project.

JHOMAR DEVELOPMENTS LLC
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Peter L.
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Jonathan and his team did a great job on our backsplash installation. They were very flexible with timing and were punctual. They provided their professional opinion when asked and worked quickly with high quality results. My wife and I are very happy with the new look of our kitchen.

Mr Chimney
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 49 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gary L.
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We had our fireplace and boiler flue cleaned and a custom cap installed. Happy to support a friendly local company. Highly recommended.

Technorama Plus Inc.
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy L.
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Technorama Plus is the best contractor I’ve ever worked with. We used them to completely remodel our kitchen and we were very happy with the results. Even our friends and our architect were impressed with the quality of their work. Technorama Plus is everything you want in a contractor: They do excellent work, pay attention to detail, make helpful suggestions on how to make a project better or more cost-effective, and always aim to make the customer happy. They’re very professional: they’re reliable (they would never leave a job half-finished), they come on time, and they clean up after themselves. They are now our go-to contractors. They’re a pleasure to work with: they’re pleasant and very responsive. They take pride in their work—and it shows!

  • 8 years in business
Dalia W.
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I would like to start off by saying that I couldn't be more thrilled to see Jerald Vahn Willis Designs receive the recognition it so rightfully deserves. Over the years, I have worked with a couple of well-known designers and architects who have had established businesses for 30 + years and being that Jerald Vahn Willis Designs is a younger company, I was initially hesitant for that very reason. He came highly recommended through a friend and after seeing his work, I was immediately sold. He is extremely innovative and has one of the most sophisticated eyes for design that I've ever come across. Now, a few years later, I have worked on three projects with Jerald, a large formal home in the city, a beach house and a home for my son and daughter while they attended the university. I mention this because each residence is used for a completely different purpose and required their own specific scope of work and design sensibility. While one project required a complete restoration involving special wall treatments, space planning, structural changes, rare antiques, engineering, an art collection installation and document fabrics, another project was less formal and called for child/animal friendly and budget conscious fabrics and furnishings that could withstand the test of time. Jerald is extremely talented, but another benefit we found is that he's also very organized and efficient. Should it be necessary for your project to be done in stages, he is an expert in prioritizing what needs to be accomplished right now and what can wait. He was able to provide us with such beautiful renderings, which really helped us visualize the space and though the process was never rushed, it helped us in making decisions. He is very knowledgeable, resourceful, highly gifted, down to earth and was truly a joy to work with. He made the process fun and once we completed our projects, we were sad it was over! He is truly a breath of fresh air and we are excited to work on future projects and see Jerald Vahn Willis Designs continue to flourish. If you hire Jerald, you will be glad you did.

  • 11 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nina C.
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Ray showed up on time (snow and all) He opted to use his own hardware to install my t.v. to make sure the mount was secured properly. And did a great job building my bed. I also asked him to hang a few pictures in my bathroom and didn't charge me for it. pro: professional, cleaned up and threw out the boxes for me,all round Nice guy, cons: little pricey compared to other handyman quotes. definitely use him again. Thanks Ray!

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We do carpet installation and repair and hardwood and laminate installation. We do a great job and have very cheaper price. We have a license and insurance.

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I take my job personal.

  • 9 years in business
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If it needs to get done, I can make it happen. All sizes of jobs are welcome. Please call for an appointment. We do anything from fireplace repair to bathroom remodels.

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I work on residential and commercial electrical services and installations and new and old power, lighting, voice, and data services.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How does a chimney get cleaned?

A professional chimney sweep can clean your fireplace and chimney to help prevent chimney fires and keep your fireplace running in peak condition. Regular chimney cleanings are critical for removing the highly flammable creosote that can build up inside the walls of your chimney over time and cause chimney fires. When hiring a cleaning company, ask the chimney sweep if their cleaning fee includes removing soot, creosote and blockages from the chimney flue and liner, cleaning the smoke chamber and shelf, and cleaning the firebox and the damper to ensure that you’re getting a comprehensive cleaning. Expect the chimney sweep to cover the flooring around the fireplace and properly seal off your fireplace opening to catch any soot that comes out during the cleaning.

Look for a chimney sweep who has been certified by a nationally recognized organization such as the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), Fireplace Investigation Research and Education (FIRE), or the National Fireplace Institute (NFI). This will help ensure that your chimney work will be completed in a professional manner and your home will be safe from a chimney fire.

Do I need to clean my chimney?

A fireplace makes a home cozy in winter, but it also requires cleaning to keep your family safe. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 28 percent of home heating fires are caused by a failure to clean solid-fueled heating equipment — primarily chimneys. On top of that scary fact, nearly 20 percent of all fire deaths are caused by home heating equipment. At a minimum, the NFPA urges homeowners to have chimneys and fireplaces inspected once a year to ensure there are no obstructions blocking the flow of air or any buildup of dangerous and highly flammable creosote. A certified chimney sweep will know what warning signs to look for and have the proper tools. Besides personal safety, saving money is a great motivation for having a chimney sweep regularly clean your chimney. If your chimney liner is not kept clean and in good working order, replacing it can cost thousands of dollars. A yearly cleaning is the baseline for a safe chimney. If your chimney is your main heating source, ask your chimney sweep whether you should have it cleaned more often. If your chimney is not venting properly and smoke is coming into your house, if you notice that the wood you burn is not burning efficiently (turning completely to ash), or if you have other concerns, call for a chimney cleaning and inspection right away.

How much does it cost to have the chimney swept?

The national average chimney sweep cost is $100 to $130. The National Fire Protection Association recommends having your chimney inspected at least once a year, but daily use and other factors might mean you need more regular service. Here are several reasons your chimney sweep cost may be higher than the national average:

  • Overly dirty chimney: If you haven’t cleaned your chimney in many years, or if you’ve just bought an older home and don’t know how long it has been since the chimney was cleaned, excessive grime could increase the cost of the job.
  • Roof height or chimney height: The chimney sweep may also charge an extra fee if your roof is too high for a ladder to reach or is too steep to safely climb on without a harness.
  • Frequency of use: If your fireplace is your primary heating source, the buildup of soot might be far greater than if you just use your fireplace a few times a winter when company comes over. This may impact cost.
  • Excessive debris: Leaves, twigs, and other debris that’s collected in your chimney is a fire hazard and should be cleaned immediately. An excess of junk may result in higher chimney sweep costs.
  • Live or dead animals: Prepare to pay extra if live or dead animals are in the chimney. Rodents, birds and bats can all set up camp in your chimney. A chimney cap can help prevent them from getting in, but once you hear something scurrying around, or smell the unmistakable scent of dead critter, call a chimney sweep immediately.
  • Geographic location: Chimney sweep costs may be higher in your city due to factors such as a higher cost of living or higher cost do business (insurance, overhead, employee wages, etc.).
  • Chimney repair: Any repairs that are needed internally or externally to your fireplace will increase costs. A thorough cleaning and inspection will reveal whether repairs to masonry, tuck-pointing, the back wall, bricks, the fireplace floor or the crown are needed.
  • Chimney cap installation: A chimney cap prevents debris from collecting in your chimney as well as preventing animals such as birds, mice, or raccoons from taking up residence inside. The cost of the chimney cap plus the labor for installation can increase fees.

How often should you have your chimney swept?

Regularly having your chimney cleaned is highly recommended both to improve the chimney’s efficiency as a heat source and to prevent home fires. The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) recommends having your chimney inspected at least once a year. You can hire a chimney sweep to clean the chimney while also inspecting it to ensure there is no damage to the lining, firebox or masonry. If you’ve had a new fireplace or wood-burning stove installed, CSIA urges you to have it checked halfway into the first season of use to make sure it’s operating safely. According to industry standards, a chimney sweep is recommended if more than 1/8 of an inch of soot or creosote has built up in the chimney or flue. Some fireplace experts suggest having your chimney cleaned, regardless of buildup, after every 1-2 cords of wood burned. Consult with your chimney sweep about what is best for optimal efficiency and safety with your fireplace.

How long does it take to clean a chimney?

A typical chimney cleaning takes between 30 and 60 minutes. Wood insert fireplaces may take longer to clean, as can chimneys that contain birds’ nests, excessive debris or wildlife. A chimney sweep will arrive at your location and assess the fireplace to be cleaned, and will set up protective coverings or dropcloths to prevent any ash or soot from escaping into your home during the cleaning. Using high-powered vacuums, they clean out ash and other debris in the firebox. With special, long-reach brushes they brush down the interior walls all the way to the top of the chimney to loosen and remove built-up soot and creosote. Many chimney sweeps also offer inspections in tandem with cleanings to make sure you don’t have any cracks or damage inside the chimney or out. Repair work or additions — such as installing a chimney cap — can increase the cleaning time.

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