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Inspecting and Reporting on Moisture Intrusion

This guide covers multiple aspects of moisture intrusion, including signs and symptoms, essential tools, and the step-by-step process of conducting a thorough inspection. You will also discover how to create informative reports that accurately reflect your findings and recommendations.

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  • 01 Signs and Symptoms
  • 02 Methods for Moisture Inspection
  • 03 Conducting an Inspection
  • 04 Crafting a Report
  • 05 Remediation and Prevention

Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Moisture Intrusion

Moisture intrusion can wreak havoc on a home and negatively impact the health of its occupants. That is why it is crucial for you to know the signs of this silent culprit. In this section, we will explore the various visual and non-visual indicators of moisture intrusion, including mold and mildew growth, musty odors, and increased humidity levels. 

Essential Methods for Moisture Inspection

Discover the tools and techniques used for moisture inspection. These typically fall into two different categories: non-invasive and invasive. Your decision about how to conduct an inspection will depend on the severity of the moisture intrusion and your client’s specific inspection needs.

Conducting a Moisture-Intrusion Inspection

The process of inspecting and reporting on residential water intrusion can be a complex and challenging task. That’s because water can enter a home in any of a number of ways – through the roof, the walls, the foundation, slab floors, doors, and windows, or even leaky indoor plumbing. In this section, we list a few best practices to consider.

Crafting an Informative Moisture-Intrusion Report

Overall, inspecting and reporting on residential moisture intrusion requires proper tools, careful attention to details, thorough documentation, and rapid, reliable reporting. By following the best practices of this section, you can ensure that your entire process is efficient and effective – with results that paint an accurate picture of the extent of moisture intrusion.

Remediation and Prevention Strategies

In this section, we will discuss the various remediation and prevention strategies that can be used to address moisture-intrusion issues. By understanding the available options for repairing moisture damage and preventing future issues, you can take a proactive approach to ensure the safety and health of those living in affected spaces. We will cover common repair methods, restoring affected areas, and implementing preventative measures to minimize future risks.

Mold Damage & Moisture Readings Report Template

Learn how to create structured reports to present moisture readings in a concise manner for any mold mitigation job.

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