Our service technicians will provide a Level I inspection based on the needs of your usage of your fireplace. This inspection is recommended only if you are using your chimney with the exact same conditions and with the exact same appliance. Only the portions of your chimney that are readily accessible, including the exterior, interior and accessible portions of the fireplace and your chimney connection will be inspected. Soundness of the structure of chimney and flue will be checked. We will check your basic appliance installation in addition to verifying that the chimney is free of combustible deposits and obstructions.
A level I chimney inspection consists of a thorough visual check of the fireplace and chimney. The trained inspector will look for damage, obstructions, soot and creosote buildup. This inspection may result in the need for Chimney Sweeping services which we may then provide to you.
If you have not changed anything about your appliance and you have been regularly scheduling chimney sweepings, then this inspection is for you.
If you use your fireplace regularly then you need a Level I inspections at least once a year to check for deposits, clearances and soundness. Cleaning, maintenance, and repairs will be done if necessary.
The cost for this inspection is $149. Then if a cleaning is recommended then the total amount is $229.