Drone Roof Infrared Survey

Inspecting Your Building with the Latest Infrared Thermal Technology in Columbus, Ohio

The Advantages of a Drone Roof Inspection

Your roof’s performance and stability may deteriorate because of minor wear and tear, aging, and unforeseen weather events such as storms. The consequences are emergency repairs and unexpected costs that are much higher than anticipated. The solution? Regular, in-depth drone-assisted expert roof inspections using thermal imaging technology.

Drones have revolutionized the approach to low sloped roof assessments, transforming how contractors and property owners think about roof evaluation—reducing man-hours and assuring a more thorough examination.

Thermographic imaging provides precise details regarding the concealed locations of moisture, including the specific layer of the roof affected and areas that remain dry and operational. The advantages of a thermal imaging roof inspection include a significant reduction in time, labor demands, and hazards and, ultimately, a substantial return on investment for contractors and property owners.

Why Choose Drone-Assisted IR Roof Inspections for Your Commercial Roof?

Given the significant expense associated with replacing a compromised roof, we recommend you conduct a Infrared roof inspection whenever you plan to buy, sell, or lease a building.

Identifying moisture or heat loss issues in a roof system is a crucial factor when assessing maintenance needs and determining building value. Infrared roof surveys offer the essential diagnostic data required to establish a robust roof maintenance program, set capital budgets, and make well-informed decisions regarding roof repairs, replacement, or resurfacing.

It is essential for the l roofing insulation to be dry before the appling a new coating to prevent blistering. Home & Commercial Inspections conducts pre-coating inspections, ensuring comprehensive warranty coverage for the new coating.

Why use Infrared Thermography on Your Flat Commercial Roof?

While it might seem in top-notch condition at first glance, many are unaware that even seemingly perfect flat roofs may harbor minor leaks, posing risks of mold, rot, or potential structural damage. Water seeps in through imperfections in the waterproofing layers damaged from deterioration, tears, cuts, or inadequately sealed surfaces and seams, defective flashing and caps, or leaking pipes.

The insulation becomes saturated with trapped moisture, which leads to energy inefficiency as wet insulation offers reduced thermal resistance. Water infiltration can damage inventory, disrupt productivity and operations, and affect crucial electrical and mechanical systems within your building.

Using thermal imaging, a technique employed since the ’70s, we locate the moisture that has been retained and label the wet regions using infrared thermography so you can undertake surgical repairs on specific areas well before water visibly penetrates a ceiling or wall. As a result, you might only need to repair the roof slowly, which can save you money. After completing the survey, repair locations are marked with GPS to be easily located by anybody performing rooftop repairs.

How Does an Infrared Drone Survey Work?

Thermal imaging cameras generate a detailed map of your commercial roof, revealing areas with excess moisture accumulation, identifying potential leak sources, and pinpointing locations with saturated or compromised insulation. These thermal images streamline the detection of water intrusion without causing damage or puncturing the roof, resulting in time savings and precise identification of areas requiring repair.

Discovering Roof Leaks Using Thermal Imaging

Thermal imaging cameras detect infrared radiation, a segment of the electromagnetic spectrum invisible to humans. Infrared light measures the heat emitted by an object. Since thermal cameras disregard visible light, their heat readings remain unobscured by solid objects such as walls or roof membranes.

The underlying principle of this technology is that moisture increases the thermal mass of roofing material, causing it to retain heat longer than adjacent dry material. Under optimal conditions, the thermal camera captures this heat, akin to how conventional cameras capture visible light, producing an image that visually represents the extent of moisture-related issues within the roofing system.

Discovering Roof Leaks Using Thermal Imaging

Elevate the condition of your Columbus, OH, commercial roof with Home & Commercial Inspections’ cutting-edge Drone Roof Infrared Survey Inspection. Using drone technology and infrared thermography, we provide a safe, efficient, and detailed examination of your roofing systems.

Our Drone Roof Survey Offers:

Our drones identify and map moisture trapped in large roofing systems, a crucial factor in preventing long-term damage.
Our comprehensive infrared reports meticulously document trapped moisture in the roof. Roof professionals, building owners, or property management companies can use the report to validate wet areas and come up with a plan for repairs.
Our reports document roof conditions to uphold warranties, certify how dry a roof substrate is before being coated or resurfaced, and facilitate pre-purchase inspections.

Why Choose Us?

Our unmanned aerial systems (UAS) equipped with thermal infrared cameras offer a comprehensive view of your roof’s condition.

Since 2015, we’ve mapped millions of roofing square footage! Our inspectors are skilled and seasoned industry specialists certified, licensed, and experienced in commercial building roof inspections in Columbus, OH.
We are dedicated to safeguarding our clients’ interests by providing exceptional infrared commercial roof inspections. Home & Commercial Inspections LLC is a leader in the real estate sector, committed to providing expert, effective, and efficient property assessments.

Act Now!

Don’t let hidden roof issues compromise your property. Contact Home & Commercial Inspections today to schedule your drone roof infrared survey and secure the longevity of your investment.