Thermal Imaging Averts A Potentially Dangerous Dryer Fire
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Thermal imaging averts a potential dangerous dryer fire.Mighty Mo does it again! He loves his job.I do a lot of One-Year Warranty Inspections.They are the last time a buyer has a chance to have the builder address anything wrong with the house.During those inspections the report needs to be very specific. And they are extremely helpful inspections.One very important thing I do is sweep the house with a thermal camera.That is the only way we can see the quality of the insulation behind the drywall, and any other of a myriad of things a thermal camera can detect.This family had dried a load of clothing about an hour prior to my inspection. Yet the wall and ceiling above the dryer was still very warm. I wondered why. From the outside I had already looked at the dryer vent opening to s...