Action Property Inspections will gain access to the roof whenever it is physically safe to conduct a chimney inspection; prevailing weather will be taken into account. Most people don’t realise the importance of conducting a chimney inspection, one of the foremost reasons is because cracking in the chimney can actually lead to a fire, not from a direct flame but from heat transfer.
As part of a full pre-purchase property inspection, the following criteria is inspected for chimneys.
- Missing chimney tray
- Inadequate weep holes
- Deteriorating mortar joints
- Missing capping