Our Core Values

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We are fueled by uncompromising integrity. We demonstrate honest, ethical business practices and our actions  are consistent with our strong internal values. We place the success of our business and its people ahead of  personal gain.


 We create an empowering work environment. We give and receive unquestionable trust. This creates a safe and  supportive environment that fosters personal and professional growth. We always help one another reach their full  potential.


 We deliver exceptional customer service. As a team and individually we go to extraordinary lengths to serve our  customers. We provide our customers with the best products available and deliver them in a fashion that continually exceeds their expectations. In return they are loyal fans and share their experience with others.


We build a company that is built to last. We guard our company resources with the same vigilance as our own. We earn profits that create capital for growth, prosperity, opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security. We lean into adversity, are never complacent, and always strive for greatness.


We measure our success by the impact we have in the world. Through decent wages, charitable contributions, and a fun, positive, work experience we influence the world around us. We enrich the lives of our friends and families, we contribute to the betterment of our communities, and we ultimately leave the world better than we found it.


With forty years of experience and talent Lindemann Chimney Service has become a leader in innovation and technology. We set the standards in the industry not only in the Chicago area but around the country. Our Chicago chimney history has been a proud testament to our current focus on the future in the chimney sweeping and repair industry.


Rob Lindemann is CEO of Lindemann Chimney Co., which includes a Chicagoland Chimney Service business, a National Wholesale distribution company and a manufacturing business. He has been involved in the chimney and fireplace industry for over twenty years. He started cleaning chimneys with his dad Gary Lindemann when he was 14 and went on to graduate from the University of Iowa with a degree in Business Management. In 1995 he took an active interest in management of the company. He eventually purchased the businesses from his father and continues to grow all of them successfully.


Rob is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization, where he has held offices, most recently that of president. He is also a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization). He currently serves on the board of East Lake Academy. He actively involved with the NCSG (National Chimney Sweep Guild) and CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America), helping to promote the awareness of chimney and fireplace safety.