ROOF INSPECTION

Residential Roof Inspections

A standalone Roof Inspection and report to evaluate the condition of the roofing system. Often done at the purchase of a new home, but also available any time, such as when a roof is nearing the end of it's life expectancy or to evaluate a recent installation. Call to speak to an Inspector about your needs.

Commercial Roof Inspections

A standalone Roof Inspection and report to evaluate the condition of the roofing system. Often done at the purchase of a new building, but also available any time, such as when a roof is nearing the end of it's life expectancy or to evaluate a recent installation. Call to speak to an Inspector about your needs.

What is the inspector looking for during a roof inspection?

  • Is there any General Damage to the Roof Coverings?

  • Is there any Delamination?

  • What is the installed number of Roof Layers?

  • Is there any Discoloration?

  • Is there any Improper/Incomplete Nailing?

  • Is there any Ponding?

  • Are any Shingles Missing?

  • Is there any Splitting?

  • Are any Tiles Cracked/Broken?

  • Are there any Under-Driven Nails?

  • Is there any Underlayment Damage?

  • Is there any Biological growth?

  • Is there any Deteriorating Sealant?

  • Are there any Soft areas?

  • Is the Roof covering properly secured?

  • Is the substrate uneven?

  • Are there Exposed fasteners?

  • Are the Ridge Cap Shingles properly installed?

  • Is there starter strip?

  • Are there Debris in the Roof Drainage Systems?

  • What is the Downspout Material?

  • What is the Gutter Material?

  • Do the Downspouts Drain Near the House?

  • Are any Downspouts Missing?

  • Is the Gutter Damaged?

  • Is the Gutter Improperly Sloped?

  • Is the Gutter Leaking?

  • Is the Gutter Loose?

  • Are Gutters Missing?

  • Is there Underground drain damage?

  • Are Vents or Flashings Corroded?

  • What is the Vents and Flashings Material?

  • Are Vents or Flashings Loose/Separated?

  • Are Vents or Flashings Missing?

  • Are Vents or Flashings repaired in a substandard way?

  • Do Vents or Flashings have deteriorated sealant?

  • Are Vents or Flashings properly installed?

  • Is Vents and Flashing sealant properly applied?

  • Is the Chimney Cap Missing?

  • Is the Chimney Flue Cracked?

  • Is the Chimney Flue Dirty?

  • Is a Chimney Repoint Needed?

  • Is the Chimney lined?

  • Is the Metal Chimney Rusting?

  • Is the Skylight Cracked?

  • Is there Skylight Water Penetration?

  • Is the HVAC penetration leaking?

  • Are any Skylights leaking?

  • Is there any Prior water damage visible?