Infrared thermography, long used with success by the military, law enforcement agencies, research and development engineers, manufacturers and broadcasters, to name a few, is finding increasing use among insurance adjusters as a tool to settle claims quickly and with minimum cost.

The non-invasive technology has proven particularly effective in the settlement of water intrusion and mold claims, where it does not require the walls or ceilings under investigation to be torn apart to locate the source. It can scan an entire room in minutes, pinpointing the extent of water damage and mold, with minimal disruption of the infrastructure. And most important, today’s infrared camera images can be printed out, in living color, for use as evidence that is hard to argue with.

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