If you’re looking to purchase a home to flip, that is to fix it up and sell for a profit, you’ll want to be sure you’re not buying something more damaged than you can handle. Flipped homes look bright and shiny new but to do a flip right you have to be 100% certain what … Continued
All inspections conducted by MacDonald Property Inspections are enhanced with Infrared Thermal Imaging, which applies the latest infrared inspection technology to assist in locating problems and deficiencies. Our infrared cameras were originally developed for the military to enhance night vision. By applying this technology to home inspections and commercial building inspections, an infrared camera can often detect potential problems that are beneath the finished surfaces of the home, giving you the chance to repair them before they become critical problems.
MacDonald Property Inspections only uses high end, high-resolution infrared cameras from FLIR, the world leader in infrared thermography equipment.
What is the value of adding infrared thermal imaging to a home inspection?
Infrared thermal imaging technology is invaluable when applied to home inspections because it can often detect hidden problems. Some issues that can be identified by infrared technology include moisture intrusion in the walls, floors, and ceilings, plumbing leaks, overloaded electrical components, and more. Thermal imaging improves our ability to determine the source of energy losses, moisture intrusion, and identify other issues that may be harder to find with a normal visual inspection.
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In the recent housing market crash, many homeowners found themselves in the situation of losing their homes. The end result is that there are still many homes that are in short sale or bank-owned status. A short sale means that the seller is trying to sell their home for less than they oow. They request … Continued
There are many reasons Illinois buyers are excited about growth in the new home construction market. According to my real estate friends, it’s picking up all over the country. New homes may not be listed in the local MLS so early bird buyers often get the best discounts. Builders also don’t have a personal or … Continued