Fireplace Inspection in Richardson, TX & Surrounding North Texas Cities

Fireplace Inspections, by Sweeps n Ladders – We are Focused on Keeping Homes in Richardson Safe!

What is the best and most effective method to make sure your home, in Richardson, is safe from a home fire originating in the fireplace or the chimney? Regular Fireplace Inspections & Video Scans

At Sweeps n Ladders, we understand your first and most important concern is protecting your home and family.  You work hard to protect them and your home from avoidable dangers and unnecessary financial loss. Unfortunately, most homeowners do not realize that regular fireplace inspections, at their home in Richardson, can add a substantial layer of protection for your assets and loved ones?

Schedule your Richardson fireplace inspection today! (469)777-8432

Do You Understand How Important a Fireplace Inspection is?  – Richardson, TX

Is your fireplace gas or wood-burning?  It is recommended both types have regular fireplace inspections annually.  Regular fireplace inspections are important to the overall health and safety of your home.  When Sweeps n Ladders conducts a complete fireplace inspection, we scan for issues and looking to reduce the risk of chimney fires and carbon monoxide poisoning.  In the best of situations, we can discover minor problems early before they turn into costly repairs.

The majority of fireplace issues are discovered during fireplace inspections, thus the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urge homeowners not to miss their annual inspection.  When you maintain annual inspections, of the fireplace in your Richardson home, you will have the peace of mind and confidence your fireplace and chimney are clean, in good working order, and ready to bring you and your family another year of comfort, heat, and delight.

Fireplace and Chimney Video Scan – Technology to Take a Closer Look – Richardson

As previously mentioned, when Sweeps n Ladders performs our thorough fireplace and chimney inspection, we use the modern video scan technology to fully scan the interior.  Our technicians use video to look for cracks, moisture issues, signs of liner damage, and blockages.  

In addition to scanning the interior of the chimney, our fireplace inspection consists of a complete exterior inspection of the chimney crown, cap, damper, and flashing while examining the overall condition of the brick and mortar, in your home in Richardson.

When Sweeps n Ladders conducts a fireplace inspection for Richardson homes, these are some of the things we look for:


  • Proper Height
  • Cap, Spark Arrestor & Animal Guard
  • Crown – Cracking or Pitting
  • Mortar Joints & Brickwork – Cracking or Spalling
  • Flashing & Flue Collars
  • Flue Liner & Tile Joints – Condition & Shifting
  • Resistance to Water


  • Smoke Chamber
  • Damper
  • Firebox, Cracking & Fire panel
  • Ash Container, Clean Out & Fire Door
  • Gas Starter
  • Lintel
  • Hearth Protection

Upon completion, our technician will provide you information regarding any areas that need to be addressed and suggest any additional fireplace repairs and services that may be necessary.  Do not take a chance, have your chimney and fireplace checked to reduce the risk of chimney fires and carbon monoxide poisoning.  Let us help you promote safety and good health with a clean, unclogged, inspected fireplace and chimney.

What are the Other Times a Fireplace Inspection is Necessary, for a Home in Richardson?

At Sweeps n Ladders, we are often asked, “Other than on an annual basis, when should a professional fireplace inspection be scheduled?”

  • When buying/selling the property
  • When changing fuel, appliance type/size, or chimney liner
  • When problems or changes in performance are noticed
  • After a chimney fire or severe weather event

Is it time to schedule a fireplace inspection for your Richardson home? Call Sweeps n Ladders!  We will make sure your chimney is in top operating condition and ready for another North Texas winter or whenever you want to use it! Call (469)777-8432 or request an appointment online today!

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