Advantages for IR with Roofing in Orlando - Considering thermal imaging is all about assessing the temperatures on the surface, it is completely non-invasive.
Compared to grid contact searches and the like, IR is also very quick as it requires a simple scan of the surface. With core sampling, it is invasive and often goes beyond the Standards of Practice from InterNACHI - plus no one want a home inspector drilling holes in their roof. As well as being a quick exercise, using thermal imaging technology is also incredibly accurate and it can pick up problems before the first symptoms are even seen.
With this in mind, problems can be located and fixed before it even becomes an issue. Furthermore, we should also point out that elevated thermal imaging allows a roof to be assessed in minutes without having to carry equipment up and down ladders (although we are diligent about getting on the roof). In short, the advantages are the following;
Mike McFadden, Certified Master Home Inspector in Orlando, FL