Thermal Mold Detection

Thermal Mold Detection

Thermal Mold Detection

Alpine Thermal Imaging with 20 years of commercial roofing experience  do Thermal Mold Detection with the latest infrared camera. Mold can cause many health problems. These include allergic reactions and toxic effects due to mycotoxins. Because of these possible problems, it is very important to be able to detect mold in a house. One method that can be used to detect mold in a house is by Thermal Mold Detection using infrared thermography.

By using an infrared camera for that produces images of heat radiation, a technician can detect the existence of moisture inside of walls that cannot be seen by the human eye. Moisture and similar conditions can promote mold growth. Thermal Mold Detection can find Mold related problems can be utilizing a thermal camera before there are signs that are visible or detectable by a person other senses such as smell. But the infrared camera is not effective on its own. A technician also needs to have temperature measurements to make an informed decision about the possible mold growth. To solve this, they use cameras that can take accurate temperature measurements. By comparing the temperature measurements with infrared readings of similar structures in the area, a technician can decide if a significant temperature rise will encourage mold growth.

When a technician finds an area of suspected mold growth, the camera is an invaluable tool for documenting the information. This will help a person who is not familiar with what mold looks like or can do understand the nature of the problem within the house that they are inspecting. This information can be used in the decision making the process for a home buyer or a person selling the home. Once the information is documented, the seller will have to disclose that information to any other prospective buyers.

In Texas and Oklahoma Call Alpine Thermal Imaging Systems for Thermal Mold Detection

A home buyer can find out how large the problem is within the house they are looking at, and base their purchase decision on this information. There are other ways to detect mold in a house. One way is through brute force. A person can remove the drywall and inspect it visually. This is not very accurate as the conditions that can create mold growth are not always able to be seen by the naked eye. It is also costly since whatever is removed will have to be replaced. Unless a person already plans on tearing down all the drywall in a house, this method is not an effective way to inspect for mold.

Thermal Mold Detection utilizing Infrared cameras are a tremendous time saver in mold detection. They can cover large areas in a shorter time period than traditional methods. They also can provide a reliable survey that can be used by prospective home buyers or homeowners who have suffered damage and are making a claim with their insurance company. It can also be used to make sure that the proper repairs have been done on a home that has a mold problem. Infrared technology can be used to supplement the other tools in mold detection to provide a person with complete information. The technology can also be used for early detection by finding spots that moisture can be retained. Because of all of this, the use of infrared cameras for mold detection is an invaluable tool for all homeowners and home buyers to use. In the Dallas Fort Worth Metro Area and Oklahoma Call Alpine Thermal Imaging Systems for Thermal Mold Detection.