A basic inspection is limited to a visual walk-around of your home or building to determine if the cladding has been installed per industry standards.
The next level of inspection is non-invasive moisture testing at the surface to determine if any significant moisture intrusion is occurring or has occurred. This is only applicable to EIFS. For stucco and MSV, the next step is below.
Depending upon those results, the next level of recommended inspection is semi-intrusive, requiring the use of a probe type moisture meter (small "snake-bite" holes punched through the system, which are then caulked) to determine the moisture level of the sheathing and/or wood framing. Additionally, we attempt to determine the extent of damage, if any, to each test area.
Our reports will include detailed photos of the affected areas and descriptions of the areas that are in need of repair or further invasive testing. Occasionally, findings warrant more invasive investigations referred to as "Destructive Testing."
Destructive testing involves removing a selected section(s) of the wall cladding.
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