Mould in Homes

Mould in Homes

Mould grows where a constant source of water is available. For this reason the National Construction Code was designed to ensure moisture barriers and cavities are present which keep internal walls and surfaces in habitable rooms dry. Moisture penetration from rising...
Thermal Imaging

Thermal Imaging

Your Prompt Building inspector is equipped with a Thermal Imager. This can be used in specified circumstances to assist with detection of problems and with diagnosing sources of leaks. The instrument detects and visually displays variances in temperature which cannot...
Gutter Spouts

Gutter Spouts

Gutters are often higher at the front than the back, this means that water flows backwards if the gutter overflows as a result of a storm or blockage. By installing overflow spouts in the front you can ensure that excess water flows out instead of into the eaves which...
Moisture Testing

Moisture Testing

Your Prompt building inspector carries moisture testing equipment that can detect moisture in walls and other surfaces where it cannot be seen with the naked eye. A concrete moisture meter will give a moisture reading in the form of a score out of 100. 35-50 is...