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A basic inspection referred to as a Level 1 inspection is a visual assessment without making use of any type of special tools. A service technician will check all the basic structures that are accessible with a flashlight to make sure that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will likewise check to make certain there is nothing obstructing the chimney such as birds nests or debris. If you have never had any issues in the past with routine use of your fireplace, this is the advised inspection.
An advanced inspection, or Level 2 inspection, is more comprehensive. This will include everything that is completed with a standard inspection with the addition of a electronic camera or other tool to examine the whole flue and also 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 type of assessment carried out during a real estate deal for the sale or purchase of a home. It's likewise advised if you have had recent damage, earthquakes, 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've made a great deal of changes in the way you use your fire place, then the more comprehensive examination is also suggested.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the evaluations done in Level 1 and 2 inspections, however additionally includes the removal of parts of the chimney or building such as the chimney crown or masonry. This kind of inspection is just done in extreme circumstances when it is definitely necessary in order to verify the safety of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association suggests that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be carried out yearly and maintained as needed.