If your client is in the midst of selling their home, they’re probably aware of the inspections their home will be subject to over the coming months. In an effort to save money, some homeowners may decide to simply take care of their chimney cleaning themselves. As their realtor, here is why you should always encourage your clients to trust the pros instead.
It is Required
A Level 2 chimney inspection is actually required upon the sale or transfer of a property. During a Level 1 inspection, only readily accessible parts of the chimney are observed in order to detect any glaring issues. Level 2 inspections are a little more in depth and include a thorough observation of the hidden internals like the flue and joints of the chimney. When you enlist the services of a professional, you can be sure that each element of the chimney is thoroughly inspected for safety.
A Wealth of Experience
As professional chimney sweepers, we have plenty of experience diagnosing and solving countless minor issues that the untrained eye may easily gloss over. Whether your client’s chimney is affected by masonry issues, obstructions, creosote buildups or flue cracking, we will find the issue and fix it promptly. This level of peace of mind simply cannot be achieved with a DIY approach.
Avoid Costly Mistakes
When it comes to chimney care, mistakes are costly at the very least and deadly in the worst-case scenario. The average 25,000 chimney fires per year in the US create approximately 125 million dollars in property damage. When you trust the pros with your chimney care, you can help ensure that neither you nor your clients become part of those statistics.
Uphold Your Reputation
Building and maintaining a strong reputation are critical factors for success in real estate. Ultimately, your clients will appreciate you taking the time to recommend a chimney inspection. You can’t put a price on the confirmation and peace of mind that their new home is fully safe for them and their loved ones.
Clean Sweep Is Here to Help!
Call Clean Sweep Maryland today at 410-558-1111 for professional chimney sweep, slate roofing and duct cleaning services designed to keep all of your listed properties clean and safe for sellers and buyers. If you have a prospective home buyer or home seller in need of a chimney inspection or repairs, we are here to help!