Log burner surveys and inspections

Looking for log burner surveys and inspections Exeter? Then look no further than Home Fires. We proudly offer a comprehensive range of survey and inspection services to customers throughout the local area. Therefore, whether you’re looking for a specialist survey of your existing stove, or an inspection of your property before a new installation, our experts can help. Our team can offer both home survey reports and state of the art camera surveys to investigate blockages and check the structural integrity inside the chimney. Offering both options allows us to provide you with the best inspection option for your home and log burner.

So, if you think Home Fires could be the answer to your log burner survey and inspection needs, then give us a call. Our team have full HETAS installation approval and as a result, we can guarantee you an unparalleled service. The initial installation surveys are free of charge and can be performed at a time and date to suit you. 

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Existing Stove sAFETY CHECKS

In addition to surveying homes for future log burner installations, our professional surveyors can also check your existing stove. When carrying out our inspection and full HETAS safety check, we will examine every aspect of your appliance. If we think there could be an issue, we also have the knowledge and expertise to advise and recommend a suitable repair solution. The following list covers a few common problems that can occur with any wood burning stove.

  • Bad temperature control (too much or too little heat)
  • Emitting a bad smell
  • Smoking back into room
  • Dirty glass panel
  • Excess soot deposits
  • Chimney obstructions
  • Faulty mechanisms
  • Faulty joint and door seals
  • Broken pots and cowls

Chimney inspections, flue inspections

Camera surveys are an innovative way of inspecting the condition of your chimney and flue. Using these specialist cameras, our surveyors are able to get the best view of any issues or damage that may have occurred. Without the use of these cameras, vital problems could be missed causing costly chimney and flue repairs. Regular chimney inspections not only allow our experts to check that your chimney is safe but to also catch any potential issues early. The following list covers a few additional reasons why it is important to have regular chimney camera surveys.

  • Evidence can be gathered for insurance claims
  • Discover whether the chimney needs re-lining
  • Provides customer peace of mind
  • Stops any potentially dangerous leaks
  • Accurate written quotations can be given
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Home survey reports

Home Survey reports allow our expert fitters to assess the feasibility of the stove installation you are looking for. During this survey, we will also assess the practicality and prepare for the construction of your free written quotation. By carrying out these inspections, we can see any potential issues that could occur from us installing your new luxury wood burning stove.

Contact Home Fires

So, if you require further information on our log burner surveys and inspections Exeter, do not hesitate to contact us on 01392 210829. Alternatively, you can book an inspection or survey directly by calling a member of our team. We look forward to hearing how we can help you soon!