Tampa Building Envelope Consulting & Inspections

Structura View is a building envelope consulting and testing group providing QAO, roof inspections, moisture mapping, and aerial inspection services in the Tampa area.

Building Envelope Consulting & Inspections

Structura View serves the Tampa, St. Pete area and all of Florida from the Pan Handle to Miami with a complete range of building envelope and commercial roof testing, inspection, & consulting services.

Since 2015 our consulting and inspection services have helped property owners, property managers, corporations, roofing contractors, roof manufacturers, and insurance providers gain visibility into roof and wall integrity saving them money by extending the life of their commercial properties and providing unbiased building envelope and roof inspections.

Increase the Lifespan of Your Building’s Envelope

As certified RRO building envelope consultants, Structura View provides Tampa, St. Pete, and the surrounding area with rapid response building envelope & commercial roof inspections for both routine and on-demand property scans. Our Tampa area clients use our consulting and testing services to gather data and understand the roof and building façade conditions helping them make critical financial decisions.

We use a full range of the latest testing technology using both physical on-roof and aerial inspections. The results are delivered in a detailed and easy-to-understand report that helps stakeholders make better decisions and lower their operating costs.

Our inspection & consulting services give you the information you need to make informed choices and extend the life of your commercial properties.

How Our Clients Use Our Services

Service Usage Roof Wall
Identify moisture in the roof system X  
Ensure roof construction is completed to specs X  
Determine if roof is eligible for roof-over X  
Find leaks in the roof system X  
Find failures in roof membranes X  
Locate compromised flashings and penetrations X  
Identify areas with ponding water X  
Study hail damage to mechanical equipment X  
Identify wind uplift/ wrinkle patterns in single-ply roof membranes X  
Quality assurance for construction projects X  
Contruction progress photography X X
Documentation for insurance claims X X
Maintain warranty compliance X X
Due diligence inspections X X
Accessments for buying & selling properties X X
Preventative maintenance X X
Routine inspection programs X X
Budget planning X X
Locate debris build-up & vegetation growth X X
Identify failures in exterior walls & windows X
Identify suspected moisture intrusion in walls X
Inspect sealant & grout condition X
Locate bulging stucco X
Locate concrete spalling X
Find hairline cracks and openings X
Assess window conditions X

Tampa Area Roof Testing,
Inspection & Consulting Services


Moisture mapping created from thermal imaging, Image captured by Structura View.

Moisture mapping created from thermal imaging, Image captured by Structura View.

Our Roof Testing & Inspection Service offers expertise that assesses, monitors, and addresses roofing concerns. Here is the range of services we provide:

  •  RRO & Quality Assurance Observation (QAO) services
  • Moisture mapping & surveys for roofs and facades
  • Routine inspection programs
  • Roof condition assessments
  • High-resolution drone inspection imaging
  • Leak detection testing
  • Detailed roof condition reports & analysis
  • Full access to all photography & videos taken

Tampa Area
RRO & QAO Consulting Services

Structura View has a team of certified Registered Roof Observer’s (RRO) who specialize in observing and reporting on the installation of commercial roofing projects.

As a certified RRO, we perform tasks such as:

  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that roofing & enclosure construction projects meet specified design and construction requirements using the latest visual and thermal drone imaging technology, and physical on-roof inspections.
  • Inspections: Conduct comprehensive assessments of roofing systems, reporting on-field conditions, or collaborating directly to evaluate their condition and identify potential issues.
  • Reports: Prepare detailed reports on the condition of existing roofs or the progress of ongoing roofing projects.
  • Compliance: Verify that roofing work complies with industry standards, building codes, and project specifications.
  • Consultation: Provide expert advice on roofing-related matters to clients, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Document Construction Progress: Keep a detailed record of each construction phase, including milestones, material installations, and quality checks, ensuring transparency and comprehensive project documentation.
  • Get Unbiased Third-Party Representation: Ensure fairness and impartiality in decision-making by involving an independent third party. This provides an unbiased perspective, fostering trust and integrity throughout the project.

The RRO certification is a recognized standard in the roofing industry and signifies a commitment to professionalism and high standards in roof consulting and observation.

Registered Roof Observer (RRO) and Quality Assurance Observation services,
video captured by Structura View.

Tampa Area
Moisture Mapping Surveys for Roofs & Facades

Tampa Area Moisture Mapping Surveys for Roofs & Facades

Tampa Area Moisture Mapping Surveys for Roofs & Facades, Image Captured by Structura View

Roof moisture mapping and roof moisture testing visually maps out the extent of water damage.

Moisture mapping creates evidence for insurance claims processes, helps find difficult leaks, identifies excess moisture in your roof system, and assists in determining if a roof is still serviceable.

On-Roof Cross-Validation Testing

The Structura View team brings a full knowledge base to help with moisture mapping for all types of real estate in Tampa and surrounding areas.

Our on-roof, cross-validation process is unique to the industry and is an essential part of the moisture mapping process. The result is a highly accurate report in an easy-to-read visual format showing where moisture is present within the roof composition.

Structura View’s on-roof, cross-validation for commercial buildings include:

  • Moisture probe testing
  • Electrical resistance testing
  • Moisture meter/ electrical capacitance testing
  • Nuclear testing
  • Thermal & visual imaging
  • Core Samples
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Physical markings of damaged areas
  • Testing of all roof layers
  • Forensic analysis

On-roof validation with impedance testing, image captured by Structura View

All the data collected helps you understand what you are dealing with beneath the surface of your roof. With this data, you can make the right decisions for choosing a roof repair, remediation, roof over, roof coating, or roof replacement.

Moisture Intrusion Captured in Thermal

Curious About Your Roof’s Condition?

Explore our comprehensive moisture mapping survey tailored for your commercial real estate portfolio in the Tampa-St. Pete area. Connect with us now for a free consultation and quote.

 Routine Inspection Programs

roof inspections

We help Tampa area property owners prevent costly repairs, increase roof lifespan, and maintain property values with our routine inspection programs.

Investing in routine building envelope and roof inspection programs protects your building’s roof and ensures its longevity.

Regular roof and building envelope inspections can help identify potential roof and building envelope problems. This helps to catch issues early on and address them before they lead to more serious problems, such as structural damage or water infiltration.

Routine roof and building envelope inspections can help you budget for necessary repairs or upgrades to your roof, allowing you to plan and avoid unexpected expenses.

We can help you get started with a routine inspection program anywhere in the Tampa, St. Pete area.

How to Start Your Routine Inspection Program

Interested in establishing a routine inspection and maintenance program for your roof? Kickstart the process with these 8 practical tips, featuring easy-to-follow DIY maintenance suggestions. Watch our video for a quick guide to get you started.

Drone Inspection imaging


Visual & thermal drone inspections using commercial drones are a non-destructive method of diagnosing a building’s exterior condition. Commercial drone inspections often include both the building’s facade and roof, making it an effective tool for large and complex structures.

By utilizing drone thermal inspections & aerial inspection services, inspectors can access hard-to-reach areas and capture high-resolution images and videos of your Tampa area property.

The commercial drone inspection data & images enables rapid assessment of building envelope problems and assists in determining the most effective approach to solving them.

Drone Visual Inspection Videos

Internal aerial inspection in a high-risk area, video captured by Structura View.

Visual aerial inspection that reveals several obvious and easy-to-fix problems,
video captured by Structura View

Drone Thermal Inspection Videos

Highlights of an on-demand aerial thermal inspection showing a partial roof failure, video captured by Structura View.

Developing moisture intrusions on one of the roof sections in a large industrial facility, video captured by Structura View.


Leak Detection

Moisture Mapping Tools

Many tools are available for finding leaks and detecting moisture in commercial roofs. Each tool possesses unique capabilities and strengths, each suitable for specific needs and scenarios.

Below are many of the various tools and technologies we use for our leak detection, consulting, and testing services. 

  • Aerial visual imaging: High-resolution close-up and wide-angle photography
  • Aerial thermal imaging & videos
  • Segmented panoramic high-resolution visual images
  • Segmented panoramic thermal images
  • Electrical capacitance/ impedance testing
  • Electronic leak detection
  • Nuclear density gauge scanners
  • Electrical resistance testing with moisture probes
  • Core sampling

Detailed Roof Condition Reports & Analysis

Roof Condition Reports

Structura View’s detailed roof condition reports provide you with a comprehensive analysis of problems identified in your building. Using various inspection methods, these reports pinpoint moisture locations, identify leak sources, and propose effective solutions.

Armed with this information, building owners, managers, and roofing professionals can make informed decisions. Whether it’s determining if a roof needs replacement, repair, coating, or ensuring compliance with warranty requirements & maintenance regulations.

These detailed reports are indispensable tools for commercial property maintenance, enabling informed choices to keep properties in the Tampa area safe, secure, and well-maintained.

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Wall & Façade Inspection Services


Cracks in facade, Image captured by Structura View.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), give our inspectors access to challenging locations, capturing high-resolution images and videos. The utilization of visual and thermal drone technology provides evaluation of construction issues and potential solutions.

Our wall & building façade inspection capabilities include high-resolution aerial visual and thermal imaging, comprehensive wall and façade condition reports & analysis, and access to all photography & videos taken.

High-Resolution Aerial Visual &
Thermal Imaging for Walls & Facades

By utilizing aerial inspections, we capture high-resolution photographs & videos of your building’s wall & façade. The images are individually reviewed for a variety of failures including moisture intrusion, sealant & wall cracks, bulging or bowing, and biological growth.

Thermal videos are carefully reviewed for suspected moisture intrusions and visual clips are reviewed for cracks and physical signs of damage. Clients receive a detailed façade condition report.

The short video clip below is an example of images that we captured for a wall & façade scan.

Example clips of thermal and visual facade investigations, video captured by Structura View.

Comprehensive Wall & Façade Condition Reports

Wall and Facade Analysis Reports

Structura View believes visual representation is the key to understanding your property’s condition. That’s why our comprehensive façade reports provide a detailed visual analysis of damages and other defects.

The reports you receive are easy-to-read and understand, providing clear explanations of the issues identified. Whether you’re a property owner, manager, or other stakeholder, our detailed facade reports give you the information you need to make informed decisions about your property’s facade.

Our team of experts use the latest technology and techniques to capture high-quality images and data that provide an accurate and detailed picture of your facade’s condition.

Contact us today to discuss your project!

What Our
Clients Say
About Us

—Eric Thompson

“Jeff and his Team has conducted several Moisture Mapping Projects that have identified areas of concern that allowed our contractors to install a Restoration Solution that will exceed the Building Owners expectations.”

—Eric Thompson

—David DeForge

“Jeff is a true professional who takes great care to ensure that your evaluation and testing produce high-quality results. I highly recommend giving him a chance, Jeff stands out as a trustworthy and reliable partner.”

—David DeForge

—Robbie Lusa

“I couldn’t be happier with the results. The technician was very knowledgeable and the report provided after the inspection was very detailed and easy to understand. I highly recommend this service to anyone.”

—Robbie Lusa

—Kim Wilson

“Jeff was very responsive and helpful! His scan report was detailed and gave me all the information I needed to complete my current project. Highly recommend this company.”

—Kim Wilson

—Frank Louis-Jeune

“Working with Structura View was a fantastic experience. The report they provided precise measurements and offered insights that were crucial for making informed decisions. I highly recommend them for their top-notch service.”

—Frank Louis-Jeune

—David Young

“Jeff is great. Very experienced and knows what he is talking about. He spoke at our Drone Launch Academy event a few weeks ago. He gave a presentation on building inspections using thermal sensors on drones. Does great work.”

—David Young

Free Downloadable
PDF & Video Resources

Each of the articles below comes with a downloadable PDF or video. These “How To” guides offer valuable insights for property managers, owners, professional contractors, and engineers, providing concise information on various topics to assist you in maintaining a healthy roof and budget.

Click the links below to get started.

About Tampa

Tampa skyline

Tampa is on the Gulf Coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Tampa borders the north shore of Tampa Bay and the east shore of Old Tampa Bay. Tampa is in Hillsborough County. In 2022, Tampa had an estimated population of 398,173 (about half the population of Delaware). Tampa is the 3rd largest city in Florida after Jacksonville and Miami.

Tampa was founded as a military center during the 19th century with Fort Brooke. The cigar industry was also brought to Tampa by Vincente Martinez Ybor, after whom Ybor City is named. Tampa was reincorporated as a city in 1887 after the Civil War. Tampa’s economy is driven by tourism, health care, finance, insurance, technology, construction, and the maritime industry.

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Building Envelope Consulting & Inspections

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