Moisture is found in almost every building, and in every home in Australia. If left alone and allowed to accumulate, moisture can lead to various problems such as increasing the conditions conducive to termite infestation, mould growth and serious structural integrity issues. Moisture is the number one factor that causes buildings to deteriorate, and it is the number one ingredient needed for mould growth. When the structural integrity of a building is compromised by moisture, various problems occur, such as reduced or permanently damaged insulation, rotten wood which also attract termites, corroded metals, staining of brick or concrete surfaces, deterioration of concrete, separation of bricks, crumbling mortar, and delamination.
With the use of a Thermal Imaging Camera, moisture and wetness in building structures and building materials can be identified long before major problems begin, of course when moisture is caught early enough. Thermal Imaging is also invaluable for tracking down where an established leak might be coming from. The fact is that all kinds of termites need moisture to live.
It is highly recommended that you have a Thermal Imaging Specialist out to your home or business if you suspect the existence of wetness or moisture.