- the overall appearance of the roof, both from the inside and from outside. They will be checking for any deterioration or physical damage.
- any signs of cracks or leaks
- the condition of different components on the roof including vents, gutters, fascia, drains and skylights
- shingles that are broken, curled or that are missing
- areas where water can pool and cause damage such as on roof valleys
- flashing points that are missing or damaged
After the inspection is completed, you will get a written report from the Plano roof inspection company. A written report is done for the sake of both parties. Should the inspection company miss something and it goes on to become a big problem that causes injury or damage to property, they can be held liable. Also, a home or building owner would be held liable if the report indicated a problem or potential problem that they ignored and it went on to injure someone or damage property. To avoid such scenarios, it is important to go over the report with the Plano roof inspection company and understand what their findings are.
If it is found that a roof is badly damaged, consider having a new roof installed. When the damage is serious or extensive, the cost of installing a new roof is almost similar to repairing an entire roof. You can take advantage of new roofing technology and materials to install a roof that is highly durable and attractive.
Before hiring a Plano Roof Inspection Company, it is important to verify its credentials. You can check whether the company is registered with the National Roof Certification and Inspection Association (NRCIA). NRCIA roof inspectors only get certification after they have undergone professional training in checking for leaks and other signs of roof damage. Once they get membership, members participate in annual continuing education so they stay appraised of new methods and technology it emerges.
As you have your roof inspected, kill two birds with one stone and have your fence inspected too. If it is damaged, you can have it repaired or replaced as well. Then, every year after that, schedule inspections for both and the have peace of mind of knowing that your roof and fence and solid.