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Does Magic Sweep Serve All of Virginia?

Chimneys are an important part of every household that has a fireplace. In Chesapeake, Virginia, wood heat has a long history that reaches back to the colonial period. If you’re a homeowner in the area, and you have an older home, you probably have a traditional open fireplace that needs routine attention in order to work safely and efficiently. If your house is equipped with a new gas appliance, it still needs to be inspected annually in order to prevent issues and hazards. While you’re living your life—enjoying your summers, preparing for winter and holidays, spring cleaning, and more—the last thing you want to worry about is the safety and function of your chimney system. Find a professional that is licensed, insured, and certified to clean, repair, and inspect chimneys in the area.

Magic Sweep Corporation Serves Greater Chesapeake

You can call Magic Sweep if you live in the Chesapeake, Virginia area and need services year-round. Magic Sweep serves Virginia zip codes including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Poquoson, Isle of Wight, and Franklin; and North Carolina zip codes including Currituck County, Aydlett, Barco, Coinjock, Corolla, Currituck, Grandy, Harbinger, Jarvisburg, Knotts Island, Maple, Moyock, Point Harbor, Poplar Branch, Powells Point, and Shawboro.

Are you unsure whether or not Magic Sweep is servicing your area? If you live in one of the following zip codes, you can call now and schedule your appointment:
23320, 23321, 23322, 23323, 23324, 23325, 23326, 23327, 23328, 23450, 23451, 23452, 23453, 23454, 23455, 23456, 23457, 23458, 23459, 23460, 23461, 23462, 23463, 23464, 23465, 23466, 23467, 23471, 23479, 23501, 23502, 23503, 23504, 23505, 23506, 23507, 23508, 23509, 23510, 23511, 23513, 23514, 23515, 23517, 23518, 23519, 23520, 23521, 23523, 23529, 23541, 2355, 23701, 23702, 23703, 23704, 23705, 23707, 23708, 23709, 23432, 23433, 23434, 23435, 23436, 23437, 23438, 23439, 23630, 23631, 23633, 23634, 23635, 23636, 23637, 23638,23651, 23639, 23661, 23662, 23663, 23664, 23665, 23666, 23667, 23668, 23669, 23670, 2368, 23601, 23602, 23603, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608, 23609, 23612, 23628, 23690, 23691, 23692, 23693, 23662, 23397, 23851, 27916, 27917, 27923, 27927, 27929, 27939, 27941, 27947, 27950, 27956, 27958, 27964, 27965, 27966, 27973.

Magic Sweep is the #1 choice for comprehensive chimney care in all of our service areas. Our sweeps are certified, experienced, and know the fire safety standards of our communities. If you need chimney maintenance and you don’t see your zip code on our list, we may be able to work it out, or we can find a professional in the area that can help.

Magic Sweep is CSIA certified and you can schedule services now. Call and speak with a chimney expert at 757-523-2400 today, or schedule online now.

Why Choosing a CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep Makes Such a Difference in Service

When you hire a chimney sweep to come into your home to clean, inspect, or repair your chimney, fireplace, or other heating appliance, you want to be sure this person is reputable, trustworthy, and experienced. The best way to ensure you have hired the best chimney sweep is to only hire a sweep who has been certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA). Magic Sweep is proud to provide chimney sweeps to the residents of the Hampton Roads/Tidewater area who have all received CSIA certifications. After working on chimneys for 37 years, we know what a difference this certification means in chimney service. We would like to tell you why CSIA certification is so important when hiring a chimney sweep.

Why Choose a CSIA certified chimney sweep makes such a difference on service - Chesapeake VA - Magic Sweep


Founded in 1983 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of chimney and venting safety, the CSIA offers certifications to chimney and venting professionals who undergo the educational training and pass the certification exams. They then must sign the CSIA Code of Ethics, which they agree to follow when working in the industry. When you see a chimney sweep wearing the CSIA certification badge on his uniform, you know you can trust this technician to act professionally and honestly. This certification ensures you have a reputable chimney sweep working in your home.


Part of the CSIA Code of Ethics specifies behaving honestly, fairly, respectfully, and professionally on every job. If a CSIA-certified chimney sweep engages in deceptive or unfair practices, he will have his certification revoked. Unfortunately, there are a lot of chimney sweeps out there who do not have CSIA certification. Without this certification, you have no way of knowing if the sweep is being honest with you about how much it will cost to repair your chimney. Hiring a CSIA-certified chimney sweep guarantees you will be treated honestly and fairly.


During the educational training sessions for CSIA certification, chimney sweeps learn all about the best chimney and venting safety practices and techniques, including maintenance, repair, and installation services. They also learn about building codes and standards, which they promise to follow as chimney technicians. Of course, Magic Sweep has been in the chimney business since 1979, so you know we are experienced. However, even our newest sweeps have the experience and training they received during the CSIA certification process.

If you are in need of any chimney and venting services, contact us at Magic Sweep. We are happy to schedule an appointment with one of our CSIA-certified chimney sweeps to service your chimney.

HeatShield F.A.Q.

Your Chimney’s Armor: What You Need to Know About HeatShield

Through the years, we at Magic Sweep have been able to provide top quality chimney services to all our clients. In order for us to be able to continually offer and provide you with quality and safe, CSIA-approved services, we need to constantly update our line-up of products and methods.

Questions about using Heatshield sealant? We can help.

Questions about using Heatshield sealant? We can help.

Recently, we have come across an interesting and really promising product – the HeatShield Cerfractory Flue Sealant. It is the latest in chimney restoration technology and is something that we definitely recommend.

In order to help guide you in deciding whether or not HeatShield is for you or not, we’ve compiled a few important facts that might help:

What is HeatShield?

We all know that it’s crucial that our chimneys stay in pristine shape in order to ensure its proper functionality and our safety. To achieve this, we need to make sure that our chimneys have no sign of cracks, spalling or gaps. But wear and tear is inevitable with years of usage. This is where HeatShield comes in. HeatShield is a sealant material that’s specially formulated to bring back your chimney’s integrity. You no longer need to worry about dangerous gases in your home and the possibility of cracks and gaps. With HeatShield not only are you certain that your chimney is functioning well, but you’re also comforted with the fact that you and your family are safe.

Can it be trusted?

Definitely. HeatShield selects the finest independent installers from all around the country to make sure that everyone gets the same quality HeatShield protection in their homes. So you are assured of receiving the same quality service regardless of your location.

Aside from this, when you choose HeatShield, not only are you securing your chimney but you are also contributing to the safety and conservation of our environment. HeatShield is 100% ecofriendly since it is made up of natural and recycled materials.

Still having second thoughts?

There is no need to worry because HeatShield comes with a 20-year material warranty. So if this isn’t reason enough to give HeatShield a try, then we don’t know what is.

So what are you still waiting for? Secure your home and your family’s safety and get one installed today!