Here’s an example of some basement wetness caused by a plumbing leak. While the carpet was wet, the wall appeared dry to the touch. The infrared photo shows that the water had wicked up the wall approximately 2 ft. This was confirmed with a moisture meter. This hidden damage would have been missed by most home inspectors.
Above: Water damage viewed through an infrared photo.
David Tamny is a Registered Architect and an ASHI Certified Home Inspector with over 15 years of home inspection experience. He will provide a competent and thorough evaluation of the condition of the systems and components of a home. Life expectancy, materials used, construction quality, and deferred maintenance are some of the considerations of the inspection.