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A standard evaluation known as a Level 1 inspection is a visual evaluation without the use of any type of special tools. A specialist will inspect all the basic structures that are accessible with a hand-held light to make certain that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will also check to see to it there is nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or leaves. If you have never had any type of problems in the past with normal use of your fire place, this is the suggested inspection.
An advanced assessment, or Level 2 inspection, is extra in depth. This will include everything that is completed with a standard assessment with the addition of a video camera or other device to inspect the entire flue and also interior chimney structure. It would additionally include an evaluation of the attic as well as any locations surrounding the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the type of assessment performed during a property transaction for the sale or purchase of a residential or commercial property. It's likewise recommended if you have had recent damage, quakes, chimney fires, or any event which might have affected the structure of the chimney. If you're preparing to have a chimney relining or you've made a great deal of adjustments in the way you use your fire place, then the more in-depth evaluation is likewise suggested.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the assessments executed in Level 1 and 2 inspections, but also consists of the removal of portions of the chimney or building such as the chimney crown or masonry. This type of inspection is just carried out in extreme circumstances when it is definitely needed in order to validate the safety and 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.