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Chimney & Fireplace Inspections In Northern Virginia

National Chimney Sweep Guild LogoDo you know how well your chimney is doing right at this moment? Do you know if you have any structural problems? Any cracks? Storm damage? Chances are that you don’t. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  “Fireplaces, Chimneys, Stoves, and vents should be inspected at least once a year for soundness, freedom from deposits, and correct clearances”.

How often do you have your chimney inspected?

On top of having your chimney or fireplace inspected on a regular basis, you need to have it done by a professional that knows the advances in home heating and can help make sure that your home is up to standards. It is also extremely important to have a highly trained professional come out and inspect your fireplace so that you know it is ready for cold months of the year well before you have to use it.

Our professionals have been trained for every style of chimney or fireplace, and we have both the experience and the knowledge to spot problems right away. We can easily find hidden problems, dangers, and help to find the best possible way to repair them correctly. Making the inspection and repair process as easy as possible on our customers is what we strive for, so that you can feel better knowing that your chimney, your home, and your family are all safe.

The professionals at A&T Chimney Sweets will come and assess your fireplace or chimney completely, and provide you with an in-depth look at what they found. They will help you assess if your fireplace is working correctly, needs repairs, or if it needs to be replaced. We have trained professionals that can help with repair services like chimney crowns, restoration, brick repair, mortar filling, building and tuck pointing.

Curious what an inspection involves? Take a look at all of the different areas that are covered with one of our inspections:

A good chimney is one that is sturdy and solid. However, because of new advances in home heating, many fireplaces and chimneys fall in to disrepair.

It’s important to have a qualified chimney repair team come and give an inspection to an old or unused fireplace to make sure that it’s ready for the cold months.

A&T Chimney Sweeps will come over and assess your chimney and fireplace making sure that it can be repaired to full working order. A&T Chimney Sweeps offers a wide variety of masonry work,

A&T Chimney Sweeps masons have years of custom work experience. We provide services in tuck pointing, mortar filling, chimney crowns, restoration, brick repair and building.

Our skilled technicians use a 21 point chimney evaluation when performing chimney inspections:

  • Type One Evaluation
    • Fireplace:
      • Hearth Protection
      • Firebox/Grate
      • Ash Container
      • Damper
      • Smoke Chamber
      • Spark Screen/Doors
    • Chimney:
      • Height
      • Brickwork/Mortar
      • Flue Tiles
      • Flashing
      • Crown/Wash
      • Water Resistance
      • Chimney Cap/Spark Arrestor
    • Woodstove:
      • Stove Pipe Condition
      • Factory Chimney
      • Stove Gasketing
      • Installation/Thimble/Clearances
      • Approved Flue Connection
  • Type Two Evaluation
    • Our level two chimney inspections are necessary when there has been structural damage to the chimney or there has been a chimney fire. With this type of inspection our knowledgeable technician drops a camera down the chimney to get a better look at the interior. Our video inspections are upon request only and are $250.00. We do work you’re your insurance company.

Don’t wait another day to have your chimney inspected. Call us today at (703) 659-1699 to schedule an appointment, or make one here online on our site. Let us help you ensure that your fireplace or chimney is 100% safe for you and your family.

Other Services Offered By A&T Chimneys

A&T Chimney Sweeps is also contracted to build fire pits, outdoor fireplaces, chimneys, retaining walls, fences and security walls. We take the stress out of looking from contractor to contractor to do various jobs. We do it all and have a service record that can’t be beat! We’re your one-stop home improvement and beautification team. From our family to yours, A&T Chimney Sweeps is there when you need us!