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Question: A chimney should not be inspected while it is raining or snowing.
Top Answer (49% of 75 votes): False.

Answer: True
Explanation: Rain or snow could cover things up.
Mountain View Inspection Services
Answer: True
Explanation: True due to the potential hazardous roof conditions.
Kairos Home Inspections
Answer: False
Explanation: Any areas of moisture infiltration will be easier to identify.
Safeguard Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: Leaks can be detected in the rain but sweeps will make the call for safety
Kings Chimney Sweep
Answer: True
Explanation: For safety reasons, it is better to stay off roofs when it is raining or snowing
Answer: True
Explanation: I would not unless it was an emergency. Safety first.
North State Inspections
Answer: True
Explanation: It is a safety hazard to have a technician on your roof inspecting a chimney in poor weather.
Lehigh Valley Chimney Specialists
Answer: False
Explanation: We preform in any type of weather
Integrity Cleaning Services
Answer: False
Explanation: chimney can be inspected in all weather.
A1 mary poppin chimney sweep
Answer: False
Explanation: A home inspector can do a non-invasive visual inspection any time.
Home Inspection Solutions
Answer: False
Explanation: First, being on the roof for that portion of the inspection is not safe during rain/snow. Second moisture can mask potential problems with the chimney.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
Answer: True
Explanation: This type of inspection requires a ladder. This can cause slip and falls.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: False
Explanation: A chimney can be inspected at anytime. Except for the obvious safety issues of climbing a roof during wet weather, it makes no difference in the results of the inspection when it is raining or snowing.
NH Roof Consulting & Inspection
Answer: True
Explanation: Its hard to see crack with the light reflecting
Answer: False
Explanation: weather would not be a factor
G M M Property Inspections
Answer: True
Explanation: This can cause not only safety hazard to the inspector but to the home as well
Higher Standards Property Solutions LLC
Answer: True
Explanation: Part of the chimney inspection is to examine the exterior portion of the chimney. Our chimney sweep technicians safety is a top priority and prefer they not try to get on the roof in storms.
Nashville Fireplace & Chimney
Answer: False
Explanation: For maybe safety concerns, this may be true with some home inspectors from having to climb the roof. But this could be an opportune time to inspect, to see if any leaking areas from attic or chimney area will show up.
Straight Street Home & Structural Pest Inspections
Answer: True
Explanation: To truly inspect the chimney you need to be able to see the top. Being on a roof while its raining or snowing is dangerous for the inspector.
Carolina Regional Inspection Services
Answer: False
Explanation: Accept for the roof safety issue, it does not matter about precipitation.
Your Chimney Sweep
Answer: True
Explanation: This can indicate any issues in leaking.
Middleton Home Inspection
Answer: False
Explanation: This is a good time so you can see if it leaks.
Bruce Property Inspections
Answer: True
Explanation: For safety reasons
USA Home Inspectors
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I have no idea.
PuroClean Mitigation/Restoration Services
Answer: True
Explanation: Roof work is dangerous I during these times.
North East Home Inspection LLC
Answer: False
Explanation: Inspecting the chimney while it is raining or snowing can help to identify moisture penetration deficiencies.
Axiom Inspections pllc
Answer: False
Explanation: A chimney is inspected during a home inspection for basic flaws
Renovation Consultants LLC.
Answer: False
Explanation: Just like the mail. An inspector will inspect come rain, sleet or snow.
Home Detectives
Answer: False
Explanation: We do not go on the roof if its snowing
Exterior Systems Roofing
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