Level I Inspection (For Annual Clients)

We inspect all readily accessible areas following the NFPA 211.

  • 1 hour
  • Customer's Place

Service Description

Will look for any obvious signs of corrosion, hazards, potential hazards, and efficiency. Will provide a thorough inspection of the venting system using a specially designed camera. Will also provide a cleaning if necessary. Level I Inspection Includes: 1. Level of cleanliness of venting system 2. Verification that the flue is not blocked or significantly restricted or obstructed 3. Appliance clearance 4. General condition of appliance 5. Chimney or vent and its connector for general suitability for appliance 6. Chimney or vent and its connector type, material and conditions 7. Chimney or vent and its connector clearance 8. Chimney or vent and its connector joint security 9. Chimney or vent and its connector for support and stability 10. Chimney or vent and its connector for offset, rise, or slope 11. Chimney connector or vent connector accessories (barometric damper, damper, draft hood, heat reclaimer) 12. Chimney liner for proper support 13. Appropriateness of the chimney liner type for the appliance 14. That the chimney liner is present and free of readily visible defects, distortion and spalling 15. That flue cleanouts are present and properly installed 16. Conditions of wash when readily accessible 17. That the chimney cap, if present, does not contribute to flue blockage/restriction 18. That the spark arrester, if present, is not obstructed 19. That the top installed damper, if present, does not obstruct the flue 20. Wall pass-through general condition 21. That the connector is secure where it meets the wall pass-through, chimney ore vent 22. General condition of the hearth and hearth extension 23. Heart extension sizing 24. General Condition of the hearth extension, fireplace facing, fire chamber, and smoke chamber, with special emphasis on tight-fitting joints between assemblies 25. Type of condition of fire chamber lining 26. Clearance to combustible trim and mantels around fireplace opening 27. Operation and closure of damper assembly 28. Smoke chamber general condition 29. Smoke chamber accessibility 30. Smoke chamber transition to flue 31. That air circulation grilles (openings) around factory-built fireplaces are not blocked or restricted 32. Freedom from rust or corrosion of readily accessible metal parts in factory-built fireplaces and chimneys 33. That mechanical draft systems are operable and free from rust and corrosion

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance.

Contact Details

+14432331881

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