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A basic inspection referred to as a Level 1 inspection is a visual inspection without the use of any special tools. A service technician will examine all the standard structures that are accessible with a hand-held flashlight to ensure that there is no damage or wear and tear. They will also examine to ensure there is absolutely nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or leaves. If you have never had any kind of issues in the past with normal use of your fireplace, this is the recommended evaluation.
An advanced assessment, or Level 2 inspection, is much more extensive. This will consist of everything that is executed with a fundamental inspection with the addition of a electronic camera or other tool to inspect the whole flue and also inner chimney structure. It would also include an assessment of the attic and any locations bordering the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the kind of inspection executed during a real estate purchase for the sale or purchase of a residential property. It's also advised if you have had recent damage, earthquakes, chimney fires, or any event which might have impacted the structure of the chimney. If you're preparing to have a chimney relining or you have actually made a lot of changes in the way you utilize your fireplace, then the more in-depth examination is additionally suggested.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the evaluations performed in Level 1 and 2 inspections, but additionally includes the removal of portions of the chimney or building such as the chimney crown or masonry. This sort of inspection is only performed in serious situations when it is definitely necessary in order to confirm the safety and security of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association recommends that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be executed once a year and maintained as needed.