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A fundamental evaluation known as a Level 1 inspection is a visual inspection without the use of any special devices. A professional will examine all the basic structures that are accessible with a flashlight to ensure that there is no damage or degeneration. They will additionally check to see to it there is nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or build up. If you have not had any type of concerns in the past with routine use of your fire place, this is the advised inspection.
An advanced inspection, or Level 2 inspection, is a lot more detailed. This will include everything that is carried out with a standard inspection with the addition of a camera or other tool to examine the entire flue and inner chimney structure. It would additionally include an evaluation of the attic and also any areas bordering the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the kind of assessment executed during a real estate deal for the sale or purchase of a home. It's also advised if you have had recent damage, quakes, 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 adjustments in the way you utilize your fireplace, then the more comprehensive evaluation is likewise advised.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the evaluations performed in Level 1 and 2 inspections, yet also consists of the removal of parts of the chimney or building like the chimney crown or masonry. This type of inspection is only done in severe situations when it is definitely 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 done once a year and maintained as needed.