Fireplace and Chimney Inspection

It's important that when choosing a home inspection company you ask the right questions. Like are you going to inspect the fireplace and the chimney? Most inspectors will of course say "yes" to that answer. But when they get onsite inspecting a chimney and fireplace is a lot more than just looking at the structure that's on the roof and in the living room. Most of them will shine a light into the dark hearth and boom, that's your typical inspection. At Pre Closing Inspection there's so much more that goes into the chimney and fireplace inspection we're confident that after reading up on our 14 point inspection process to the chimney you'll be placing your order with us.


From boilers to pellet stoves, furnaces to water heaters, and of course fireplaces, all vented heating appliances should be checked for safety each year. We can make sure your ventilation choices properly match your appliances and that everything is clean and in good repair. Regardless of what chimney type you have, a certified chimney inspection can help prevent fire damage to your home or property.


A complimentary multi-point safety chimney inspection is included with every home inspection we provide. Our certified technicians check for blockages, fire worthiness, and assess every feature of your fireplace system to ensure that they are safe and up to code.


  • Proper Height

  • Cap, Spark Arrestor & Animal Guard

  • Crown – Cracking Or Pitting

  • Mortar Joints & Brickwork – Cracking Or Spalling

  • Flashing & Flue Collars

  • Flue Liner & Tile Joints – Condition & Shifting

  • Resistance To Water


  • Smoke Chamber

  • Damper

  • Firebox, Cracking & Fire panel

  • Ash Container, Clean Out & Fire Door

  • Gas Starter

  • Lintel

  • Hearth Protection

What can happen when creosote builds up and finally ignites. Avoid dangers with a good quality chimney and fireplace inspection.


There are plenty of great looking chimneys that are fire hazards waiting to happen. Each year fireplaces and chimneys that have not been properly maintained cause large numbers of injuries and deaths, and cost Americans more than $200 million in property damage. It takes a trained eye looking in all the right places to catch little problems before they become big ones or prevent dangerous or even deadly home heating-related accidents.


Don’t suffer through smoking problems or leave the risk of chimney fires and carbon monoxide poisoning to chance. Let us help you promote safety and good health with an inspected fireplace and flue system by Pre Closing Inspection

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