Let me inspect your fireplace and chimney to make sure they are safe and sound before you start them up for the season.
McPherson Home Inspections, PLLC
21203 Pinewalk Brook Lane
Spring, TX 77379
The inspection includes reporting as Deficient: (A) built-up creosote in accessible areas of the firebox and flue; (B) the presence of combustible materials in near proximity to the firebox opening; (C) the absence of fireblocking at the attic penetration of the chimney flue, where accessible; and (D) deficiencies in the damper; lintel, hearth, hearth extension, and firebox; gas valve and location; circulating fan; combustion air vents; and chimney structure, termination, coping, crown, caps, and spark arrestor. The inspector is not required to: (A) verify the integrity of the flue; (B) perform a chimney smoke test; or (C) determine the adequacy of the draft.