Thermography, In-fared or Thermal Imaging, has been around for many years now. I personally think this should be a must when you are doing a home inspection as it provides so much value to my clients which is why I include it Free with every inspection. It a great way to narrow down issues during a home inspection, and lets face it, its pretty cool as well.
When I was a certified with the FLIR Thermography training it was mind-blowing to find out all of the things these cameras are used for. Everything from electrical to now diagnosing cancer. Technology is a wonderful thing isn't it.
I figured because its such an interesting topic I wanted to share how I use thermal imaging during my inspections to find my prey...The "construction defect".
Missing Wall Insulation
During the winter, missing wall insulation shows up as a cold area. There is no mistaking this photo where the dark blue area shows that the wall temperature is significantly different the neighbouring wall areas.Read More
Just inspected this 6 bedroom bungalow in Cedarbrae, Calgary. The buyers are going to be doing some renovations to the home so the inspection needed to be very detailed on the bones of the home and whether or not it was a good investment.Read More