The Importance of Thermal Imaging in Water Damage Scenarios

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Water damages not only affect the visible parts of your home, but it also affects areas that remain unseen to the unaided eye. Water damages happen for several reasons, but all water damages can have the same result. Water can wreak havoc on your home by damaging your carpets, walls, furniture, and even your floors. However, most people only think of the water and damages they see. Water has an easy way of creeping under your floor and between your walls. Once this happens, your problems can double. If a professional doesn’t handle your water damage cleanup and restoration, water can remain in areas.

Water that is not removed can cause a lot of problems for your home. Water attacks different parts of your home, making it very destructive. Some of the problems include:

  • Mold
  • Buckling of Wooden Floors
  • Structural Damages
  • Rusting of Steel
  • Rotting of Wood
  • De-Laminating of Wood 

Thermal Imaging is the best way to ensure all water is removed from your home. By using an infrared device, water damage restoration professionals can easily spot areas that contain moisture. This allows them to remove all the water from your home. Thermal Imaging also helps in finding spots of moisture that could be causing the water damages. Thermal imaging can save you a lot of time and money trying to pinpoint the exact water problems.

Mold is a major problem caused by water damages. If water is not removed, mold will begin to breed. Once this happens, it puts you and your family at risk. Mold is a danger to you, your family, and the health of your pets. Water stains or recent water damages shouldn’t wait, consult with a water damage restoration professional immediately. They will be able to assess the situation and safely remove any water and mold from your home using special equipment, such as thermal imaging.