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A standard evaluation called a Level 1 inspection is a visual inspection without using any type of special devices. A technician will inspect all the standard structures that are accessible with a flashlight to make certain that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will likewise inspect to make sure there is nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or build up. If you have not had any problems in the past with routine use of your fire place, this is the recommended evaluation.
An advanced assessment, or Level 2 inspection, is a lot more in depth. This will include everything that is completed with a fundamental evaluation with the addition of a camera or other tool to examine the entire flue and also interior chimney structure. It would also include an evaluation of the attic and any locations surrounding the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the kind of inspection done during a real estate transaction for the sale or purchase of a property. It's also recommended if you have had recent damage, quakes, chimney fires, or any type of event which may 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 in-depth assessment is likewise suggested.
A Level 3 inspection includes all the evaluations performed in Level 1 and 2 inspections, however also includes the removal of parts of the chimney or building such as the chimney crown or masonry. This type of inspection is only carried out in extreme situations when it is absolutely needed in order to verify the safety and security of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association recommends that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be done yearly and maintained as required.