Thermal Imaging​ used on EVERY inspection

Thermal imaging allows unseen problems to be found, which could lead to major problems down the road. 

Thermal Imaging In Wichita, KS & Surrounding Areas

Infrared (thermal imaging) is an advanced, non-invasive technology that allows Profound Home Inspections to show potential buyers things about the home that can’t be revealed using conventional inspection methods. An infrared inspection can identify and document moisture intrusion, energy loss, and even unexpected hot spots in the electrical system.

If you’re looking for a home inspection in the Wichita, KS area, you came to the right place. But without the proper tools, a home inspection isn’t complete.

With this technology readily available to home inspectors, they use it because it helps to recognize various abnormal property components.

The basic purpose of it is to measure the surface temperatures with the help of infrared technology. It makes the heat spectrum visible. One of the highlighting features of thermal imaging is the area’s division in terms of cool and warm places. They are essential quality control tools of this age. 

Heat measurement through thermal imaging is quite beneficial for home inspectors. You must be wondering why it helps; here we have got all of your answers. Look over the benefits of thermal imaging so see its importance.


The Benefits of Thermal Imaging With A Home Inspection​

Hidden Moisture Detection

It detects the hidden moisture under the walls. With time, the structure of home construction is becoming narrower and narrower. This has led to more minimal ventilation and a rise in toilets, laundry rooms, and air ducts containing spores and dampness. Thermal imaging can assist in finding concealed moist areas that can be fixed.

Structural Defects

It helps find structural defects that you may not be able to see with the naked eye. Thermal imaging helps us note variations in temperature and resistivity that inform us more about hidden missing structural components and damaged property parts. When we scan walls, floors, and ceilings with the camera, many houses may show damp concrete walls on top of the missing padding, which may be a viable cause of microbial growth.

Electrical System Issues

Another advantage of thermal imaging is the potential to identify danger zones in your house’s electrical system. As electrical wiring deteriorates, it induces heat at the connectors that our thermal imaging device can detect. You avoid the risk of a fire accident by finding these early and can employ an electrician to fix the issue.


Monthly utility bills are one of the major costs for a home owner. It might result in a big energy bill if your home is unable to maintain heat effectively. For example, windows or doors in your home may be causing heat loss and to detect such areas of heat loss is possible through thermal imaging devices. A homeowner can save a significant amount on their monthly energy bill by addressing problems such as these.

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It’s exciting to buy a home, but consider selecting a house with a proper inspection. It can’t be too difficult and necessary to find a home inspector who uses the thermal imaging process. They may cost you a little extra, but it is going to save you money this way. Make an inspector come across this kind of technology if you are concerned about selling your house. You will feel prepared to position your home for sale! This technology helps us to see what we cannot see through our naked eyes.

For more information visit InterNACHI’s page here.

As an Infrared Certified Home Inspector in Wichita, KS, we are here for you!

If you are interested in a home inspection with thermal imaging, you can schedule an inspection or contact us if you have any questions.