About Us

Chesapeake Chimney & Co. was founded in 1996 by Mark Dent. In our 26 years of business, we have served countless families throughout Southern Maryland – from Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties to southern Anne Arundel and southern Prince George’s counties. We are members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) and the Mid-Atlantic Chimney Association and maintain certification through the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA).

Our technicians are continuously educated and have been trained to tackle any and every chimney and venting issue. We offer comprehensive care to our neighbors throughout Southern Maryland, so whether your chimney and venting needs are restorative or maintenance-related, you can count on our team of experts to help. Our services include:

We strive to be the company you call for everything from annual maintenance to troubleshooting issues. Our goal is to keep your home as safe and cozy as possible, year after year, by providing superior customer care and thorough, professional services.

Meet Mark

Mark Dent is the owner and founder of Chesapeake Chimney & Co. and has been sweeping chimneys since 1984. He earned his Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) certification in 1997 and has continued his education through National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) convention seminars and training at the CSIA Technology Center every year, oftentimes more than once a year. He has seen clients and their families grow over the last twenty years and is honored and proud to serve second generation clients.

Mark gets a lot of joy from the fact that the information he has shared with others regarding chimneys and venting has made a difference for families throughout Southern Maryland. He is a firm believer in education and makes sure that each of the Chesapeake Chimney & Co. service technicians is continually learning to better serve customers and provide quality service in a fair and honest way.

He also believes in the power and importance of community outreach and has been involved in several volunteer leadership positions, including that of Scout Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Treasurer of the Celtic Society of Southern Maryland, and Grounds & Logistics Manager of the Southern Maryland Celtic Festival. When not helping his community or serving his customers, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He is a father of five and has two grandsons, who holds his heart.

We’re Here To Serve You

To learn more about our company or to request an appointment with one of our experienced and courteous service technicians, please call 410-535-0052 or click here. We’re here to serve you!


When you contact a technician at Chesapeake Chimney & Co., you can be assured you will receive the best service in all things chimney- and hearth-related – count on it!