Fireplaces and chimneys are prominent fixtures of a home but require routine monitoring due to a variety of problems. WIN Home Inspection's Fireplace and Chimney Inspection goes beyond what the home inspection evaluates in the fireplace and chimney. Using advanced tools, we can take a deeper look at the interior of the chimney flue.
There are a variety of dangerous issues that can occur with a home’s fireplace and chimney that a WIN Home Inspector will look for during their inspection. Additionally, the inspector will also assess exterior and visible aspects of the fireplace and chimney, too. A camera is used during this process so the inspector can evaluate the condition of the less visible areas of the system, which can help spot issues such as:
A WIN Chimney Inspection will look for visible signs of failure and needed maintenance we also look inside the chimney flue using a camera to look for other items that need immediate attention, such as cracks in masonry, damage to chimney lining, water damage and issues with the chimney. Additionally, an Inspector will look for moisture issues, and damaged liners.