When seeking advice about Moisture Detection make sure you ask these key questions first
1. What are your qualifications
Check that the person is a Certified
Thermographer and has undergone extensive professional training, not only in the use of their equipment but that they also that they have an extensive background in building and construction.
DryScan employs only Certified Thermographers who have undergone extensive training, many of whom have extensive building industry experience.
2. What experience have you had
DryScan pioneered infrared reporting in New Zealand for use specifically in detecting moisture ingress in both commercial and domestic buildings. Research and development took place over a nine year period developing cutting edge technology, as well as comprehensive systems and procedures around inspection and documentation. Detecting and reporting damage in our homes requires technical accuracy and comprehensive knowledge and experience.
Be sure to ask any provider how long they have been doing inspections, what support do they have behind them and what experience do they have.
3. What type of camera do you use
Not all cameras are the same. Thermal imaging has been used for electrical inspections and within other industries for some time and are readily available on the internet however they do not always perform to the standard required for accurate detection.
Through its exclusive supply agreement with its international supplier DryScan has sourced superior, high resolution, high performance cameras with 640 x 480 pixel image. This means a 45% higher performance than most traditional infrared detectors used.
Our cameras are the world’s most accurate uncooled camera. Cutting edge technology that enables us to see things that other inspectors don’t!
4. Do you offer a guarantee of your work
Check that your prospective Inspection Provider is covered by Public Liability insurance.
All companies have must this to protect you from unforeseen accidents or damage to your property that may occur while an inspector is on site.
DryScan not only has comprehensive public liability insurance but is the only company covered by Professional Indemnity insurance for leaking building diagnostics.