Solid fuel safety inspections are for anyone who wishes to have the safety of an existing installation, whether wood burning stove, open fire, flue system or chimney assessed.
This may be needed as part of a property purchase, as an insurance requirement or simply for piece-of-mind. It is important to state there is a difference from this service to our flue condition inspection (often referred to as a CCTV survey, flue survey or chimney inspection).
The costs of the solid fuel safety inspection vary dependent on the needs of the individual client and the number of inspections required.
Whether you are an individual homeowner, landlord, building contractor or large association, we are able to tailor our service to ensure your needs are met.
Our solid fuel safety inspections are typically provided in one of two ways; (a) A non-intrusive solid fuel safety inspection, or; (b) A full solid fuel safety inspection.
Both our types of inspection are also accompanied by either a written report or documented advice. We inspect the safety of all solid fuel installations in relation to current building regulations and any report or advice provided will reference the Building Regulations 2010, Approved Document J and any other regulatory or statutory documents that may be relevant.
Examples of why a solid fuel safety inspection may be required include:
- Requirement to validate an insurance policy.
- Purchasing a property with an appliance
- The property is let and tenant safety needs assessing.
- Carbon monoxide alarms sounding.
- Smell of smoke in adjacent rooms or upstairs bedrooms.
- Occurrence of a chimney fire.
- Proposed refurbishment of a property.
- Proposed alteration to an installation.
Please also see our articles section which may help provide further information.
If you have any question or query relating your wood burning stove, open fire, chimney or flue, please do not hesitate to call one of our team for initial advice.
- We do cover outside of the above if required so please call for more information.