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A standard inspection called a Level 1 inspection is a visual assessment without making use of any special devices. A professional will inspect all the fundamental structures that are accessible with a hand held light to see to it that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will likewise examine to ensure there is absolutely nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or debris. If you have not had any kind of concerns in the past with normal use of your fire place, this is the recommended inspection.
An advanced assessment, or Level 2 inspection, is more in depth. This will include everything that is completed with a fundamental inspection with the addition of a camera or other tool to check the entire flue and interior chimney structure. It would likewise include an evaluation of the attic and also any areas surrounding the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the kind of evaluation done during a real estate purchase for the sale or purchase of a home. It's additionally suggested if you have had recent damage, quakes, chimney fires, or any kind of event which might 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 changes in the way you use your fireplace, then the more extensive evaluation is also advised.
A Level 3 inspection includes all the evaluations executed in Level 1 and 2 inspections, however additionally includes the removal of portions of the chimney or building such as the chimney crown or masonry. This type of inspection is only performed in serious circumstances 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 done yearly and maintained as required.