Morehead City, NC North Carolina 28557
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A basic inspection known as a Level 1 inspection is a visual assessment without using any type of special devices. A service technician will examine all the standard structures that are accessible with a hand held light to ensure that there is no damage or degeneration. They will likewise inspect to ensure there is nothing blocking the chimney such as birds nests or debris. If you have not had any issues in the past with regular use of your fireplace, this is the recommended evaluation.
An advanced assessment, or Level 2 inspection, is a lot more detailed. This will consist of everything that is executed with a fundamental evaluation with the addition of a electronic camera or other device to inspect the whole flue and inner chimney structure. It would likewise include an evaluation of the attic and also any areas surrounding the chimney.
A Level 2 inspection is the kind of evaluation carried out during a property transaction for the sale or purchase of a property. It's additionally advised if you have had recent damage, earthquakes, chimney fires, or any type of event which may have affected the structure of the chimney. If you're preparing to have a chimney relining or you've made a lot of changes in the way you use your fire place, then the more extensive examination is also advised.
A Level 3 inspection consists of all the evaluations carried out in Level 1 and 2 inspections, yet also includes the removal of portions of the chimney or building like the chimney crown or masonry. This sort of inspection is just carried out in extreme circumstances when it is absolutely necessary in order to verify the security of the chimney.
The National Fire Protection Association advises that at minimum a Level 1 inspection be performed yearly and maintained as required.