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August 2016

Thermal Imaging and the Inspection

I use infra-red thermal imaging technology in all of my home inspections. The thermal imaging camera helps me identify insulation problems as well as finding areas of hidden moisture. Thermal images are incorporated in the inspection report along with a digital photograph of the problem. Thermography has some limitations. All findings must be followed up […]

These case of the melted siding

Reflected sunlight melts siding It is well known that reflected light from neighboring windows can melt vinyl siding. It has been stated in construction literature that vinyl siding begins to deform at 165°F. I was fortunate to be able to see this phenomenon as it was happening. I was able to document the damage to […]