About us

A top to bottom evaluation is provided to every valued Columbia Chimney customer during every service call. We utilize HEPA filtration vacuums, extensive floor protection and state of the art cleaning equipment on every job. Family owned and operated since 1989, we're proud to say the comfort and safety of your family is the product we sell. Robert Waid, the owner of Columbia Chimney Services, brings more than 20 years experience and professionalism into your home. Mr. Waid will take the time needed to answer your questions. We know that your home and family are important to you, and we take pride in providing service you can trust. CCS, Inc, is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, and is fully licensed and insured. Call Now to Schedule Your Appointment


  • The F.I.R.E Certification program is the most advanced educational program within the hearth industry.  There are only 4 individuals in the state of Maryland that currently hold this advanced certification, and less than 250 in the United States.  F.I.R.E Certified Inspectors complete three advanced level ...

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  • The CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep� credential is the hallmark of excellence among chimney and venting service professionals. The CSIA has the only nationally recognized certification program for the chimney and venting service industry. Professionals who have earned the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep credential have demonstrated their commitment to their industry and to fire and chimney safety. CSIA Certified Chimney Sweeps must pass an extensive examination on national codes and standards and demonstrate knowledge of the evaluation and maintenance of chimney venting systems.
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  • The NFI Certified Woodburning Specialist certification demonstrates a proven knowledge of factory-built fireplaces, fireplace inserts, woodstoves, and chimneys.  The NFI Certified Gas Specialist certification demonstrates a proven knowledge of ...

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  • Chimney Professionals that are CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® (CDET) certified are tested on building codes, NFPA 211, NFPA 54 standards, and all facets of cleaning and examining residential and commercial dryer exhaust systems. CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® (CDET) program is administered by the Chimney Safety Institute of America. The examination evaluates a Dryer Exhaust Technician's understanding of the basic information technicians must master to become competent dryer exhaust safety and fire prevention specialists.

  • Columbia Chimney Services, Inc. MHIC#31152
    Box 443
    Simpsonville, MD 21150