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How can a composite floor material fail? Placed slab concrete is thermally coupled to the soil supporting it. Unusual moisture conditions, outside a floor manufacturer’s installation criteria can cause poor / failing long term composite results. The photos illustrate a method how to test a placed concrete slab for moisture content. “RED” zone…
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Observing a raised deck, key elements is ledger flashing and ledger fastening. When ledger flashing is not present and above drainage enters between the rim / band board; wood decay may occur. Below: observed joist brackets and ledger bolting – not present. Deck Joist nailed ONLY! These condition pair a personal safety issue.…
Inspection Saturday we noticed some ceiling staining on the cathedral ceiling. Having thermal image capabilities we conducted a random survey.
View image results below. After the thermal image survey the roof was walked resulting in a conclusion that the shingles, and possibly the roof decking has been compromised.
Six years ago Property Inspection Service, Inc. had the privilege to conduct an Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS) moisture mapping. As a result the EIFS was replaced. About mid December we were favored to conduct a thermal image survey, for a buyer. The buyer wanted a piece of mind that the plaster base replacement system,…
SUN CITY BLUFFTON HOME DEFECT CLAIMS posting 12/07 Posting downlaod One of the installation concerns is the vapor barrier. Apparently, many of the home owners have reported mold issues and the vapor barriers have been in question. Normally expected installed under stucco plaster and on top of a wood substrate is two Grade D layers.…
United States of America CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION has produced a booklet to tell you about formaldehyde and its potential impact on indoor air quality.
Do you have Yellow CSST fuel pipe installed in your house?
This product is know as corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) should be properly bonded and ground in order to reduce the risk to real property caused from lightning activity.
Please visit www.CSSTsafety.com for more …..