Category: Infrared (IR)

Infrared Cameras Help Beekeepers Keep Up on Hives

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Infrared camera technology – the same that we use at Pristine Inspections and Testing during every inspection– is now being used to help beekeepers to inspect their populations during the winter, reports the Fox affiliate in Salt Lake City. Previously, opening up a hive in temperatures below 55 degrees jeopardized the colony, but this new… Read more »

Infrared – Plumbing and Leaks

Before making your next call to the plumber, really give thought to trying Infrared Imaging instead.  Sure, plumbers who don’t use infrared might be able to unclog your sink, but they won’t be able to tell you the same quality of information that Infrared Imaging can. Where is the clog located? Using infrared or thermal… Read more »

What is the difference between boiler radiant heat and electric radiant heat?

What is the difference between boiler radiant heating and electric radiant heat? While the main difference is the source of the heat, water vs. electric, there are many more subtle differences that can determine which kind of heating is best for the room or entire home. Boiler Radiant Heating Boiler Radiant Heating requires your home… Read more »

3 Benefits of Using Infrared During a Home Inspection

Normal home inspections and home inspectors do not use thermal imaging, which is sometimes referred to as “infrared.”  This equipment can be expensive but provides an infinite amount of information to help the inspector analyze your house. An infrared camera is able to produce images of invisible infrared or heat radiation, providing the inspector with… Read more »

A bad foundation is a bad problem

Cracks in foundation aren’t very uncommon, and can sometimes be really small — but it could lead to really unwarranted problems. The foundation of your home is kind of like its backbone, holding and securing the building in place. But if it moves, like the earth does from time to time, your home may be… Read more »

Clogged Drain – Try Infrared

Infrared thermography, IR, allows you to see inside your PVC drain lines.  IR cameras see light which has a longer wavelength and a lower frequency than visible light so you can see temperature differences not visible to the naked eye.  By doing an infrared scan on the drain line you can find the anomalies which… Read more »