ANTOINE PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE HOME INSPECTION LLC
DFW Home Inspection, Commercial Building Services,
11Th Month Warranty, New Construction services
Termite & WDI / WDO Inspections
THERMAL IMAGING INSPECTION
Adjuster All Lines #2071969
I’ll inspect the structure, systems and components of the home, inside and out, from the foundation to the roof, using the latest tools and technology, including an FLIR infrared camera.
I encourage you to attend your inspection so that I can describe my process, explain my findings, point out important maintenance items, and answer all of your questions.
As a state-licensed Certified Professional Inspector® trained by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), I adhere to a comprehensive Residential Standards of Practice. This means that I will inspect all of the following, when visible and accessible.
Every home inspection is a complete and thorough analysis of all the major systems and components in the home. The report includes a clear description of what I have found with any problem areas noted, so you can easily identify them.
A thorough home inspection will include the following:
Roof (shingles, flashings, chimneys, vents, trim and gutters, drip edges, skylights, downspouts, and other visible roof related items)
Attics (insulation, ventilation, rafters, joists and collar ties, trusses, wiring attachments, and other visible related items)
Plumbing and Fixtures (water pressure, water distribution system, hose bibs, sinks and faucets, bath/showers and toilets, sanitary system, and other plumbing system components.)
Water Heating Systems (TPR & discharge pipe, burner, vent connectors & other visible related items)
Interior (floors and ceilings, walls, doors, stairs (if applicable) and banisters, finishes, sinks, cabinets, shelving, built-in appliances, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and safety-related items, and other visible interior-related components)
Heating and Cooling Systems (furnace, air cleaning parts, duct-work, and other visible related HVAC components)
Electrical Systems (service entry and clearances, service panel, switches and outlets, GFCI's and AFCI's, visible wiring and junction boxes, grounding system, and other related electrical components)
Basements, Crawl Spaces, and Foundation (insulation, ventilation, posts, vapor barriers, utility attachment, structural items, floors and walls, and columns)
Exterior (siding materials, attachments, windows, doors, vents, entryways, driveways and walkways, grading and drainage and other visible exterior related components)
Garage (Garage door(s), openers, walls, floors, ceilings)
Porches, Balconies, Decks, and carports
Fireplaces (Firebox, damper door and hearth)
Overall Structure and much more.
THERMAL IMAGING INSPECTION
I use a state-of-the-art infrared camera to find problems that aren’t always apparent to the naked eye. An IR camera translates the heat signatures of objects into colors on a gradient scale, with higher temperatures appearing as lighter colors, and lower temperatures and wet areas appearing as darker colors. By evaluating these images, I can detect sources of energy loss, locate areas of moisture intrusion, pinpoint dangerous hot spots in the electrical system, and uncover other problems.