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A basic evaluation referred to as a Level 1 inspection is a visual evaluation without using any type of special devices. A professional will examine all the basic structures that are accessible with a hand-held flashlight to see to it that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will additionally check to make sure there is nothing obstructing the chimney such as birds nests or build up. If you have never had any kind of issues in the past with normal use of your fireplace, this is the suggested evaluation.
An advanced evaluation, or Level 2 inspection, is extra extensive. This will include everything that is carried out with a basic inspection with the addition of a electronic camera or other tool to check the entire flue as well as internal chimney structure. It would also include an inspection of the attic and also any areas bordering the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the sort of inspection carried out during a real estate transaction for the sale or purchase of a property. It's also suggested if you have had recent damage, earthquakes, chimney fires, or any 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 great deal of modifications in the way you use your fire place, then the more comprehensive evaluation is also advised.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the assessments carried out in Level 1 and 2 inspections, but also includes the removal of parts of the chimney or building like the chimney crown or masonry. This kind of inspection is only done in severe situations when it is absolutely necessary in order to verify the safety and security of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association suggests that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be carried out once a year and maintained as needed.