Want to ensure your fireplace and chimney run great in 2019? Then, schedule an inspection with the CSIA certified crew at Wells & Sons Chimney Service. We have the skills and tools to get the job done right, so that you can go into the new year with peace of mind, comfort, and total satisfaction. Ready to get started? Give us a call today, so we can get an appointment set up as soon as possible. We’re excited to help!

How Often Do I Need An Inspection?

chimney sweep workingIf you had an inspection last year around this time, you might be wondering if another one is necessary. Well, most sweeps, along with many reputable organizations like the NFPA and the CSIA, recommend investing in at least one inspection per year. If you can’t remember the last time you invested in this professional maintenance, then it’d be smart to call us in now!

Your chimney needs regular inspections because this ensure everything in your system is running safely and efficiently. If your sweep spot any damage or debris, they recommend the best services to help keep your system in excellent health.

What To Expect

If you’ve got an inspection on the books, here’s what you can expect from our sweeps. A basic level one inspection entail looking at all the readily accessible parts of your chimney. These will include pieces that are exposed and can be inspected without the use of the special equipment. A level one inspection is what most chimney needs, as long as homeowners invest in upkeep. A level one inspection is also good for you chimney, if there has been no recent restorations or major changes in fuel type.

If you have had major work on your system, or if you have experienced storm-related damage, then a level two inspection is necessary. Buying or selling a home? You’ll need a level two inspection too. These inspections are more in-depth. Your sweep use video equipment to get a closer look at your entire chimney system, so any potential issues are identified.

However, in cases where the sweep cannot access the root of your chimney problems, a level three inspection is then required. In these cases, special tools are used to remove parts of your chimney, allowing the crew to get a thorough look at whatever the problem is.

Guarantee A Cozier Home This Winter

Your home and family deserve to feel warm, cozy, and content this winter, so make the right move and book your inspection today! You’ll be able to rest easier knowing your system is working properly and safely. Our sweeps are ready to help, so give us a call at 610-473-6000 today!