Training Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Sweeps International was established by Ray Gessner, the owner of A Step in Time Chimney Sweeps. He is a licensed professional engineer with a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and a Masters of Engineering from Old Dominion University.

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Smoke Chambers



Masonry Chimneys

Firebrick Joints

Chimney Shoulders

Ash Dump Door

Clean Out Doors

Smoke Shelf Access

Chase Covers

Prefabricated Chimneys

Chase Cover Replacement

Chimney Fires

Grandfather Clause