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The power of infrared

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Started by Jeremy Kays

0 Nov 24, 2010

Cold air on an interior wall

Here is some cold air infiltration in a interior wall. With the camera's so sensitive now days you can also see the taped dry wall joint we…

Started by Jeremy Kays

0 Nov 24, 2010

How Not To Cut & Seal Off A Stink Pipe

Well, here's a beauty.  Stink pipe removed and "sealed off" in the attic, but left uncapped and open to the elements.  Must've been a gallo…

Started by Steve Parton

4 Nov 24, 2010
Reply by James Sayers

Wx Program

Even the best intentions...

Started by Mark Richardson

2 Nov 17, 2010
Reply by Mark Richardson

Why I'm not Fond of Insulation Companies in the South

This is a typical sight.  It usually accompanies a complaint from a homeowner that states "I spent all this money on new insulation and my…

Started by Jon LaMonte

0 Nov 16, 2010

Ice Dams

This 6,000 sq. ft. home was built in 1983 as an all-electric home. Fast forward 27 years later after the house was converted to gas heat an…

Started by Jim Klebes

3 Nov 15, 2010
Reply by John Nicholas

Exhaust flex directly into soffit

New Const in Chatham IL.  Probably bathroom exhuast into soffit.  Not such a good plan. 

Started by Lance Williams

1 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by John Nicholas

Upgraded water heater disaster

Here a Home Warranty company was replacing a water heater.  At the home owner's request and extra money, they upgraded from a 40 Gallon to…

Started by Tripp Pankey

0 Nov 12, 2010

Infrared (Thermal) Imaging Detects Missing/Defective Insulation

I've got many IR images of missing insulation throughout homes. Enjoy...HEAT LOSS UP THROUGH AN UNFINISHED ATTIC HEAT LOSS UP THROUGH A CH…

Started by David Valley

5 Nov 10, 2010
Reply by David Valley

Mobile Homes - Gotta love 'Em

Here's a few shots of a recent mobile home project

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Nov 6, 2010

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