A Roof Inspection
Updated: Jan 30
A roof inspection, like a home inspection, is a visual-only examination of the structure. You can have your roof inspected as a stand-alone service or as part of a full home inspection. Your roof does more than just protect you and your home from rain, snow, and other inclement weather conditions. Getting it inspected on a regular basis is important for maintaining its integrity and keeping you, and your family, safe.
A Roof, Not A Boat!
Believe it or not, a roof is not waterproof! It is designed to shed water but not to be waterproof. If you would turn your home upside down and place it in a large body of water it would sink. So if a roof is not waterproof but water resistant it means that there is a high probability that at some point in time your roof will start to leak. A leaking roof is no joke! Water damage is a serious thing and, if left uncorrected, can become major problems in the future. Keep an eye on things and correct problems early.
Structure Is Important
Roofs are designed to be part of the structural support of your home. The following is a list of a few types of roof structures: