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A fundamental assessment referred to as a Level 1 inspection is a visual inspection without the use of any type of special tools. A technician will inspect all the fundamental structures that are accessible with a light to make certain that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will also examine to make certain there is absolutely nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or leaves. If you have never had any kind of concerns in the past with normal use of your fire place, this is the suggested evaluation.
An advanced evaluation, or Level 2 inspection, is much more comprehensive. This will consist of everything that is executed with a standard evaluation with the addition of a camera or other device to check the whole flue and inner chimney structure. It would also include an evaluation of the attic and also any locations bordering the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the sort of inspection executed during a real estate transaction for the sale or purchase of a home. It's also suggested if you have had recent damage, quakes, chimney fires, or any kind of event which might have impacted the structure of the chimney. If you're preparing to have a chimney relining or you have actually made a lot of adjustments in the way you utilize your fireplace, then the more thorough examination is also recommended.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the assessments carried out in Level 1 and 2 inspections, however also consists of the removal of parts of the chimney or building like the chimney crown or masonry. This sort of inspection is only performed in severe situations when it is absolutely needed in order to verify the security of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association recommends that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be executed annually and maintained as required.