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Types of Inspections
Home Sale Inspection
For Real Estate Agents, Potential Buyers or Home Owners/Sellers. Top Hat must have permission from the current home owner to be on the property before setting up an appointment. Typically this type of inspection entails a Level 1 basic inspection. Prices will vary based on the level of inspection required.
Typically this type of inspection takes place after an event has occurred- ie. chimney fire, lightning strike, etc and the insurance company needs a quote on repairs to get the home back to pre-loss condition. The Level of inspection needed will be determined based on the circumstances that give rise to the investigation. Prices will vary based on the level of inspection required.
The type and scope of the inspection will be determined based on the circumstances that give rise to the investigation, but you can expect the inspection to include one of the following:
Readily accessible areas of the chimney, structure and flue; lack of obstruction or combustible deposits in the flue; basic appliance installation and connection
Includes all subjects of a Level 1 inspection: proper construction and condition of accessible portions of the chimney structure and all enclosed flues; proper clearances from combustibles in accessible locations; size and suitability of flues for connected appliances
All subjects of Level 1 and 2 inspections; proper construction and condition of concealed portions of the chimney structure and enclosed flues; proper clearances from combustibles