Killen, AL Alabama 35645
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A standard inspection referred to as a Level 1 inspection is a visual evaluation without using any kind of special tools. A technician will inspect all the standard structures that are accessible with a hand-held light to make sure that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will also inspect to make certain there is absolutely nothing obstructing the chimney such as birds nests or build up. If you have never had any type of issues in the past with routine use of your fire place, this is the recommended evaluation.
An advanced inspection, or Level 2 inspection, is extra in depth. This will consist of everything that is completed with a standard assessment with the addition of a camera or other device to check the whole flue and also inner chimney structure. It would also include an evaluation of the attic and any areas bordering the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the kind of inspection executed during a property transaction for the sale or purchase of a home. It's additionally suggested if you have had recent damage, quakes, chimney fires, or any type of event which may have affected the structure of the chimney. If you're preparing to have a chimney relining or you have actually made a lot of changes in the way you use your fireplace, then the more extensive assessment is also advised.
A Level 3 inspection includes all the evaluations done in Level 1 and 2 inspections, however additionally includes the removal of parts of the chimney or building like the chimney crown or masonry. This sort of inspection is only carried out in serious situations when it is absolutely needed in order to validate the security of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association suggests that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be done once a year and maintained as needed.