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What do we look for during a roof inspection?
- Is the roof completely waterproof?
- What’s the age of the roof?
- How much life is left in the roof?
- What’s the overall condition?
- What are the problem areas?
- Do thermal readings show any damage?
- Does a visual and physical inspection reveal any damage?
- Is there any debris on the roof?
- Does the roof have proper drainage?
- What’s the condition of the attic?
- Are there any punctures in the roofing materials?
- Is there any cracking or “alligatoring”?
- What’s the condition of the shingle coating? (granular loss)
- Is there any structural deformations or flaws?
- Are there any blisters or “fishmouths”?
- Is there any ponding or water build up?
- Are there any deformed edges?
- What is the condition of the eavestroughs
- Is there any corrosion? (metal roof)
- What is the condition of the fasteners?
- Is there any moisture or water under any shingles?
We also inspect the roofs features:
- Safety ladder
- Gutters, drains and vents
- Fall arrest safety anchor
- Access hatch
We then do an inspection inside the home or business to look for the following problems:
- Cracked ceiling
- Water stained ceiling
- Water leaks
- Deformed walls
- Cracked or water stained walls
- Window leaks
- Door and window alignment
Did you know that many Ontario home owners don’t fix their leaking roof fast enough? By the time they notice the leak there is usually significant damage to the structure of the roof that needs to be fixed. Hiring a roof inspector can save you thousands in repair costs and give you peace of mind.
Inspecting a roof requires a thorough investigation by an experienced professional. At Lucas Roofing our roof inspectors have years of industry experience and take the time to look into all potential problems that could be affecting your roof. Remember, we not only provide inspections, we also do project management and roofing jobs for large scale industrial and commercial roofing projects.
Let us show you why the inspectors at Lucas Roofing are the best in the business…