Infrared Home Inspection

An infrared home inspection can make a huge difference in revealing what has been lying beneath the surface of any property. At Kelly Inspections, we pride ourselves on having experts who can use thermal infrared cameras to measure the surface temperature and identify defects in your home. Our infrared thermal imaging cameras can spot and identify minute but problematic areas that a naked eye may not see.

Kelly Inspections experts are certified and trained to operate an infrared camera, collect quality data and compile professional infrared inspection reports. Our non-invasive, non-destruction technology enables us to capture images of invisible heat energy emitted and lost from systems and appliances and recommend a lasting solution. We include Infrared on all Full Home Inspections.

Issues our infrared inspections identify and reveal

Kelly Inspections infrared thermography inspection allows us to get to the root of the problem instead of simply identifying the symptoms. You can count on us when you need:

Moisture detections

An infrared home inspection can help detect hidden sources of water intrusion. Usually, water will give up heat at a slower rate than the surrounding roof materials due to its high thermal capacity. This makes it easy for infrared thermography to show areas of accumulated moisture. The Inspection is best done in the evening when the temperatures outside start to fall. Moisture detection catch:

  • Hidden roof leaks that could cause microbial growth infestation
  • Leaks in the plumbing system
  • Damaged, missing, or wet insulation
  • Possible pest infestation

Electrical faults

Identifying the source of electrical faults can help in preventing injury and property damage. Kelly Inspections has invested in state of the art infrared cameras, and our professionals are experienced in pinpointing the exact positions of damages to electrical systems. These issues include missing insulation, rodent infestations, ventilation glitches, foundation cracks, and heat/energy loss. Other hot spots include:

  • Overloaded and undersized circuits
  • Circuit breakers that require replacement
  • Overheated electrical components and equipment
  • Leaks in air conditioner compressor
  • Damaged and malfunctioning radiant heating components

Structural defects

Our Jacksonville, FL home inspectors scan walls, ceilings and floors for missing structural and damaged portions of components. Besides damaged insulation, our infrared home inspections identify wet basement walls that could be a potential source of mold. The home structural inspections can reveal:


  • Broken seals in double-paned windows
  • Heat loss and air infiltration in ceilings, walls, windows, doors, and floors
  • Under-fastening or missing framing components

Let’s take the guesswork out of the question!

Protecting your real estate investment with a professional home inspection is a wise decision. Without it, you might be operating in the dark and make uninformed choices that can have dire consequences. However, Kelly Inspections is here to ensure that does not happen. We provide top-notch home inspection services in Jacksonville, FL, to help clients make that crucial decision with confidence. Our team guarantees you the utmost integrity, knowledge, and craftsmanship every step of the way.

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