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Thermal Imaging

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What is Thermal Imaging?

By utilizing state of the art thermal imaging cameras, a Southern Home Consultant home inspector can view your home in the Infra Red spectrum. This goes beyond a simple 4 point inspection, and allows for a more thorough evaluation. Thermal Imaging can be an important tool to identify high risk areas for damage, and can signal to a home buyer or seller where they may need repairs. Leaving some of these simple fixes unchecked can cause damage to all sorts of the

 

What does it look like?

Here are some examples of  images viewed with our Thermal Imaging cameras.

Moisture Intrusion around an exterior door. This can be an indicator of improper sealing. A simple fix that could result in significant damage in the future. Damage such as this can include rot, mold growth, and deterioration to the structure of the home. Florida can be especially hazardous for this type of problem due to high humidity.

Here you can see water damage in wall cavity and carpet from a shower pan leak in adjoining bath. These may actually be invisible to the naked eye, but can cause exposure to mold and mildew growth that can be dangerous.

 

Why It Matters

Thermal Imaging is a unique Real Estate tool that can help any home owner or buyer be the most informed possible. At Southern Home Consultants, we know how important the decision of buying or selling a home can be. We are here to help. Contact us today to find out how we can help