Infrared Thermography for Home Inspection in Scarborough, ON

True Professional

“Mr. Scarry is a true professional with a most caring attitude and takes pride in his work. I feel very lucky to have found this contractor and will continue to call him in the future for other jobs.”

- Margaret

5 Stars

Timely and Efficient

“Andrew was a pleasure to deal with from the beginning. He was helpful in his material recommendations. He was timely and efficient. Andrew tidied the workspace and followed COVID protocol.

Would definitely recommend!!”

- Angela

5 Stars

Good Job for a Fair Price

“Andrew arrived promptly, quickly understood our requirements, and immediately got to work with a will. He worked non-stop until the job was completed. He was a pleasure to deal with and we feel we got a very good job for a fair price.

Andrew told us he is skilled at tackling most 'handy man', and we've put his number in our contacts list in case we have other needs.

Thanks Andrew. It was nice to meet you.”

Vivienne S.

5 Stars

Really Patient

“I hired Andrew to help with the assembly of a chest of drawers. He was really patient and did the job carefully even though he was getting late for another appointment. I would gladly hire him again next time.”

Sucheta

5 Stars

Completely Satisfied With the Work Done

“I find Great Ontario Home Inspection to be a very responsible and reliable organization. They have communicated very well and have gone as far as providing pictures of the work done. I am completely satisfied with the work done and have no hesitation in recommending them. They have given me great peace of mind.”

Brian

5 Stars

Great Ontario Home Inspection offers highly trained technicians in Scarborough, Ontario to identify building defects that often go undetected. We use advanced infrared thermography techniques to look for potential threats to your house. One of the best tools used for this purpose is a forward-looking infrared camera, which is non-invasive and provides a new dimension of knowledge to the inspector.


Infrared inspections are effective in identifying moisture seepage issues, airflow related issues (e.g. heat loss), electrical overheating issues, poor quality construction, and many more building-related issues. Our services are as follows:

Basic infrared inspection

Our technicians will inspect your home thoroughly to rule out any potential threat. They will review your main electrical distribution panel and sub-panels, main entrances to premises, a sample of electrical outlets and switches, and a scan of the hot water and heating system in the utility room to ensure that all devices are in proper working condition.

Full infrared inspection

We also perform a detailed home inspection along with the basic inspection. The detailed inspection includes a scan of the home including sampling the interior of each room and the building envelope. We use specialized equipment to perform the detailed scan so that nothing is left undetected.

Radiant heating confirmation

An infrared camera is used to confirm the operation of in-floor radiant heating systems in all zones. It is the only way to effectively confirm heat distribution on radiant heat systems. Therefore, this service is automatically added to the full inspection.

Our Services

We specialize in home inspection services and guarantee you great service. Along with homes, we also provide services for condo inspections. Call us to schedule a visit. Our home and condo inspection services include:

scanning exterior of a house

Exterior

  • Inspect wall covering on all building sides, looking for signs of water ingress or unusual heat loss

  • Inspect all exterior doors and sample of windows in each room

  • Scan sample areas of wall penetrations and changes in material to look for unusual heat loss or signs of water ingress

scanning roof of a house

Roofing

  • Inspect roof drainage systems to looking for signs of water ingress

  • Scan roof surface, looking for unusual heat loss or signs of water ingress, particularly at roof penetrations

scanning plumbing fixtures

Plumbing

  • Trace water service entrance to the home for possible signs of leakage

  • Scan water heater systems to confirm correct operation and heat gain across the appliance

  • Inspect hot and cold water piping to confirm correct distribution and look for unusual heat loss

scanning electrical fixtures

Electrical

  • Inspect the main electrical system

  • Inspect service entrance, main disconnect, distribution panel(s), sample of conductors near panels, and overcurrent protection devices

  • Inspect lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles in each room

scanning heating systems

Heating

  • Inspect installed heating equipment (e.g. furnaces, boilers)

  • Inspect vent systems, flues and chimneys

  • Confirm heat/cooling distribution at a sample of distribution points

  • Sample scans of visible heat distribution systems looking for areas of significant heat loss

scanning interior of a house

Interior

  • Inspect walls and ceilings in each room for signs of major heat loss or water ingress

scanning insulation of a house

Insulation

  • Inspect ceiling and wall scans in each room looking for signs of failure of the insulation system

Advanced Technology

We use processes that are based on advanced infrared technology to help you stay stress-free about the maintenance of your buildings.

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Contact Us

Great Ontario Home Inspection

151 Centennial Rd,

Scarborough, Ontario M1C 1Z8

 

Email:

andrew@greatontariohomeinspection.com

Phone

647 405 0928

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday Closed

Weekends by appointment

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