The problem faced by most property owners is that moisture behind walls, over ceilings, and under floors is often impossible to detect until the problem is excessive and visible to the naked eye. Since the investigation and removal of infestations of not yet visible mold in structures is often difficult, technology is now being used to do what once was impossible. Infrared Thermography Technology has provided a tool that can be used
Leaking doors, Leaky roof, lack of insulation, wet spots, yes, a lot of issues become visible. At the same time, it can also provide good news regarding the current functioning of the components. In the picture above we are inside the building looking out to see how the building envelope is performing. We will only look at the qualitative aspect, so we can ignore the temperature readings for now. Getting accurate temperature measurements is a whole different game and
There are so many forces acting on a building at every given moment. There is the normal settling of all houses that can leave minor cracks in drywall here and there. Sometimes, they can also crack tiles. But there comes a time when things should stop moving. Also, there are things in a structure that should just not move. The wind forces acting on a house try to stretch it one way , and when the wind shifts, the direction
Yes, it's good for now. But the reverse slope means the pipe is slowly getting full of muck. It will clog up eventually, and probably over and over again. So how does that information help the home owner. At the very least, it's not a surprise, you know exactly why this is happening. Get the plumber to fix this so it never becomes an emergency.
It works, but it’s not done right. So, when it eventually leaks, it will no longer be $10 fix, it could be a $1000 fix.
There were no leaks, but the repair job is obviously not done by a plumber. Is that worth keeping in mind as you look at the rest of the house? Can you expect to find more issues? Should I look closely at the electrical now as well? Yes!!
...when it is used in a fire separation wall. Drywall tape serves as a sealant to keep smoke and fire from spreading to adjacent units. Now it has become a critical component, it's doesn't have to look beautiful, but it has to be effective.
Very strong stair case. Solidly built. Will last for years, but can you spot the safety concern with this staircase? Anyone who has little children living with them or visiting them should really consider closing those gaps.
Good that you got insulation up to the attic... but it wont help if it stays in bags. In fact, now it has become a moisture trap, could become a Rodent Hotel. Do it right, or let someone else handle it.
A building and inspection is a crucial step to purchasing a property. It helps inform buyers about the property’s overall condition and make the best decision out of it. However, as much as the property inspection is significant to the buyer’s decision-making process, the property inspector is as equally important to the quality of the inspection that will be done to the property. If you’re looking to get a property inspection, you must consider
Are you worried about an upcoming inspection on your property? Don’t worry, the inspector will neither pass nor fail your property during the inspection. Rather, your inspector will guide you in improving your property’s overall condition and attractiveness to potential buyers. To educate yourself further about what happens during a building inspection, read on and get across exactly what an inspection will and will not cover. What a building inspection will cover? A