Fireplaces are lovely, but creosote is not. Our chimney sweeping and WETT inspections services can help clean up harmful pollutants like creosote and keep your fireplace safe, so that you can enjoy it without worry. The WETT certified technicians at Haven Home can help you make sure that your fireplace was installed correctly and will operate safely.
WETT stands for Wood Energy Technology Transfer. This process includes a complete inspection of all your wood-burning appliances including open fireplaces and stoves by a certified technician. WETT is a professional certification that teaches our technicians everything they need to know to verify that a fireplace is working well and safely. The courses detail how to inspect the chimney and fireplace. We can check for installation problems, as well as issues caused by damage and deterioration.
Some of the steps in a WETT inspection include:
- A close inspection of your chimney
- A check of the smoke chamber
- Liner and flue evaluation
- Firebox appraisal
- Damper inspection
- Inspection of the hearth for structural issues
- A general inspection of the area surrounding your fireplace
WETT inspections are important not just for safety but also for insurance purposes. You may not be able to get your home insurance unless you get a WETT inspection from a WETT certified professional. WETT inspections are not just about chimneys. We can inspect the following elements: