What Technology is Used To Identify Termites
The latest technology for termite inspections includes:
- Thermal imaging cameras: Thermal imaging cameras detect heat sources, including termite nests, by creating an image of the thermal energy emitted by objects in a building. This technology allows inspectors to quickly and accurately identify areas of termite activity without damaging the structure.
- Moisture meters: Moisture meters detect elevated levels of moisture, which can indicate the presence of termites. These meters are especially useful in detecting hidden infestations, such as those behind walls or in hard-to-reach areas.
- Borescopes: Borescopes are flexible, fiber-optic cameras that can be inserted into small openings, such as wall voids, to inspect for termites. This technology allows inspectors to get a close-up view of hard-to-reach areas without damaging the structure.
- Radar systems: Ground-penetrating radar systems use radar waves to create images of the structure and detect termite activity. This technology is particularly useful for detecting termite activity in underground nests.
- Artificial intelligence: Some termite inspection companies are using artificial intelligence to analyze images and data collected during inspections to quickly and accurately identify termite activity.
These technologies allow inspectors to conduct more thorough and efficient inspections, resulting in faster and more accurate detection of termite activity. By using the latest technology, property owners can have greater peace of mind knowing that their property is protected from termites.
We at Gingerbay Services use Termatrac patented radar technology, relative and direct moisture sensor as well as a thermal sensor for extra confidence.