Factory Built Fireplace WETT Inspection

  •  British Columbia Fire Code requires that every wood burning device be inspected Annually and "cleaned as necessary"

    •  Note: if you burn wet wood (20% Moisture Content or greater), smolder your fire or burn extremely oily fuel like cedar - cleanings could be necessary very often to avoid a chimney fire due to rapid buildup of creosote

  •  Operating a wood burning appliance without a thermometer is like driving a car without a speedometer!

    •  Stove thermometers allow you to responsibly operate your wood burning appliance at a temperature that creates a clean burn without over firing or smoldering

  •  Always follow the instructions in your owners manual as to specific operations of your particular make and model of wood burning appliance.

    •  Building a fire in "ignorance" can cause serious damages to equipment and may result in property and/or personal damages. 

  •  Waterproofing your masonry chimney will add years of life to it. We use a Top Quality Waterborne Product

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WETT Inspections
Chimney Fires
Wood Stoves
Chimney Repairs
Metal Chimney
Fireplace Inserts









Wood Energy





Systems Advisor


Chimney Sweep


Dean Brandhagen Red Seal Mason

Red Seal Certified  Journeyman Mason in both Canada and USA


WETT Certification in Victoria BC Canada



Familiar With

Napoleon Regency Pacific Energy Lopi, Drolet SBI Savannah Triumph Blaze King Enviro Fire Kodiak Seefire Sherwood Industries Fisher Heartland Pinehill Waterford AGA, Jotul Canterbury Daley Vermont Castings Resolute Osburn Fawcett, Petit Godin, Elmira, Kent, Superior, CFA, Hevac and many other woodstoves and appliances

ICC Excel Chimney, Simpson Duravent Duraliner, Ultra black Stovepipe, Certified Wall Pass through, Z Flex liners, Security Chimney


Factory Built Fireplace WETT Inspection

Wood Stove WETT Inspection
Fireplace Insert WETT Inspection
Hearth Mount Stove WETT Inspection
Masonry Fireplace WETT  Inspection
Masonry Chimney WETT Inspection
Factory Built Fireplace WETT Inspection
Factory Built Chimney WETT Inspection
Pellet Stove WETT Inspection
Wood Burning Furnace WETT Inspection

Factory Built Fireplace WETT Inspection in Victoria BC Area

Two sided metal factory built "zero clearance " fireplace. A factory built fireplace is usually an all metal appliance that is built into the building somehow. This type of fireplace also has a metal chimney.

Dean Brandhagen

Chimney Services



"Independent Owner Operator"

Saving the World, One Chimney at a Time


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a WETT inspection, Repair Service or Cleaning!






"All-in-One" Chimney Topper

each one custom made for contractors, chimneysweeps, roofers or do it yourselfers



Save Big Bucks, improve curb appeal and add up to 30 Years to the life of most masonry chimneys!

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Custom Topper

includes dripedge crown flashing and chimney hood

 Starts at $399.00

Plus S&H








Fall Restraint and Fall Protection Course


Got Soot?



Got Smoke?



Got Insurance Papers need Filling?



Got a Crumbly Leaky Chimney Top?




Serving Southern Vancouver Island and Southern Gulf Islands

  • Victoria, Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Saanich, Saanichton, Brentwood, West Saanich, Central Saanich, North Saanich, SidneyVic West, View Royal

    Langford, Colwood, Glen Lake, Bear Mountain, Highlands, Western Communities

     Metchosin, Sooke, East Sooke


     Shirley, French Beach, Jordan River, Port Renfrew

     Malahat, Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, Cobble Hill, Duncan

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      Pender Island, Galiano Island, Mayne Island, Saturna Island, Salt Spring Island

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    All of our WETT Inspections, Reports, Installations and Modifications are carried out using the current Manufacturers Instructions, Local and Provincial Building Codes, Fire Code and CSA standards with everyone's safety in mind.

    Dean Brandhagen

     "The Dean of Chimneys"

    Talk or Text 250-418-5110

    Note: a bonafide WETT inspector carries a Photo ID Card with the Current Year sticker attached, ask to see it.

    You can check your WETT inspector, Installer or Chimney Sweep's credentials here if you are in doubt.

    Note 2: Woodstoves, fireplaces and chimneys must be cold to be inspected.

       WETT Certification in Victoria BC Canada       

    Responsible Use:

    All inspections, reports and modifications are offered with the provision that your wood burning appliance and chimney are cleaned thoroughly and regularly and completely, thoroughly seasoned appropriate and dry firewood (12 -20 % moisture content) is being utilized and over-firing is not allowed to occur.