Chimney Sweep & Repair Scam

Chimney Sweep & Repair Scam


There is a chimney sweep & repair scam operation in our area.  Our elder population is a primary target.  If YOU have not initiated the call or contact for services, DECLINE the  request. Legitimate operators are required to be registered and insured contractors.

If in doubt for and record:

  • Their contractor registration number
  • Their insurance policy number, and
  • Their telephone number.

Investigate and VERIFY before contracting work.

If you have questions or BELIEVE you have been scammed, please contact:
The Colrain Police Department (413) 625-8200
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office - Consumer Protection Division

Phone (617) 727-8400, email:, Fax: (617) 727-3265

Mail: Consumer Protection Division, Office of the Attorney General, One Ashburton Place, Boston MA 02108