Certified Chimney Inspections in Upstate NY

Chimneys play an essential role in removing smoke, toxins, and other gasses from a residential or commercial structure. Without ensuring a chimney is clear of obstructions and working effectively, the health and wellbeing of building occupants are at risk. That’s why home and business owners in Upstate NY need certified chimney inspections to ensure their chimney is functioning properly.

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, chimneys should be inspected once a year for maximum safety. Chimney Heroes is qualified for certified chimney inspections throughout Upstate NY, including:

If you’re searching for professional chimney inspection services, look no further than the experts at Chimney Heroes. We offer three levels of inspections as specified by the National Fire Protection Agency.

What’s the Difference Between Level 1, 2, and 3 Chimney Inspections?

Our certified chimney inspections in Upstate New York cover all three-level requirements. These inspection types are outlined as follows:

Level 1 Chimney Inspection

A Level 1 chimney inspection is used to verify the effectiveness of a chimney that is currently being utilized. During the inspection process, a professional chimney inspector should examine all accessible areas of the chimney and any appliances connected to it.

Level 2 Chimney Inspection

A Level 2 chimney inspection is needed when any modifications or changes have been made to an existing chimney. These changes can include the addition of a new appliance or replacement of the flue. Additionally, if a home or business is sold or a significant event impacts the structure of the chimney, a Level 2 inspection must be performed.

Level 3 Chimney Inspection

A Level 3 chimney inspection is required if damage is discovered to the chimney during a previous inspection. Level 3 inspections may require the deconstruction of the chimney or related portions of the structure if serious problems are determined to exist.

What Does a Typical Chimney Inspection Include?

One of the most common questions we are asked when someone is contacting us about scheduling an annual chimney inspection is what the job entails. As providers of certified chimney inspections in Upstate NY, Chimney Heroes inspects all readily accessible areas of your chimney. We verify the venting system is sound and clear of combustibles, confirm the flue is unobstructed, and verify appliances are adequately clear of combustibles. We also examine the general condition of the appliance, chimney, or vent and connector suitability.

Finally, our chimney inspection services use cameras to get high-resolution images of any areas we can not physically see. We often need to use these cameras during annual chimney inspections to ensure our customers’ chimneys are operating efficiently and effectively.

Professional Chimney Inspectors

Chimney Heroes is one of the leading providers of certified chimney inspections in Upstate New York. We serve customers throughout the following areas:

  • Albany County, NY
  • Ballston Spa, NY
  • Saratoga County, NY
  • Schenectady County, NY
  • Warren County, NY
  • Washington County, NY

In addition to our chimney inspection services, Chimney Heroes also offers:

Reach out to our team for a certified chimney inspection in Upstate NY. One of our staff will be happy to assist you. Schedule your appointment today!

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