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Chimney & Fireplace Services

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Welcome To Sweeps & Ladders — A Full Service Chimney Sweep Serving Franklin, Brentwood & Nashville

Sweeps & Ladders Chimney Service is a full-service, certified, and insured chimney and dryer vent company serving Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, and the surrounding communities in Middle TN.

Company owner, Tommy Nelms, was a Franklin firefighter for over 13 years, and he uses his experience and knowledge from his time serving as a firefighter to help prevent fires and protect the lives and properties of his customers. Thank you for your interest in our company and for taking the first step towards preventing a fire in your home!

We believe that all homeowners should take the time to educate themselves on fire safety, and we’re here to help! When you hire us, we make sure your home and chimney are in good working order and ready to keep you and your family comfortable and warm, without the worry of unexpected and devastating fires. We’re your local, professional, and trustworthy neighbors, and we’re committed to keeping you and your family safer and cozier.

Our Services & Certifications

All of our lead technicians are nationally Certified Chimney Sweeps and Certified Dryer Exhaust Technicians (CDET) through the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA). Additionally, Tommy is a Wood Burning Specialist through the National Fireplace Institute (NFI), so you can be confident you’re in good hands.

To better protect your home and your investment, we provide the following services:

Chimney & Fireplace Services

Sales & Installation

  • Gas Logs
  • Gas, Wood & Pellet Stoves
  • Gas, Wood & Electric Fireplaces

Dryer Vents

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As a company, we’re guided by our core values of Respect, Quality, Teamwork, and Technology, and we’re committed to providing the best and highest level of service possible to our neighbors. As a result of our commitment to our customers, we were a 2017 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award Finalist for Ethical Commerce and the recipients of the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award. How can we serve you?

We Serve Middle TN With Pride

Our team proudly serves communities throughout Middle TN, including those in Franklin, Brentwood, Spring Hill, Thompsons Station, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Green Hills, Belle Meade, Fairview, and Smyrna. Wherever you live in Middle TN, we’re here to help you get more enjoyment out of your hearth and home. Learn more about our service area here.

We Look Forward To Being Your Trusted Resource For All Your Fireplace, Chimney & Dryer Vent Needs

Thank you for choosing Sweeps & Ladders. We’ve designed our website to be a helpful resource and have compiled answers to some of the most commonly asked questions right here on our FAQs page. If you have any questions that you don’t see answered here or you wish to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 615-791-7457 or click here. We look forward to serving you and your family.

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You can count on Sweeps and Ladders for every kind of chimney and fireplace service, so give us a call for prompt, courteous service.

Certifications & Awards

Master Chimney Sweep        BBB Torch Finalist

sizzle award winner           angies-list


We Accept Credit Cards

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