A commercial roof inspection is one of the most important steps to take to prolong the life of your roof. The roof, arguably the most important wall on your building (the 5th wall), endures stresses everyday that wear and diminish the life of the roof. The wall that takes the most abuse and protects 100% of the assets underneath requires special attention. This inspection should include an assessment of the following:
When is the best time to have a commercial roof inspection?
There is no right or wrong answer to this question, just some guidelines. Every roof should be inspected at least annually (semi-annually is best- Spring/Fall).
A roof inspection should be done when a new property is purchased. The inspection will include the items outlined in the Annual/Semi Annual Inspection – but should also include:
an interior inspection (looking for moisture penetration or other issues)
a core sample of the roof to determine what type of roof you have
what history the building may have gone through, probing of seams to make sure all welds are intact with no sign of cold welds or other deficiencies, and checking past repairs (if applicable).
These steps help determine the age of the roof and help estimate the remaining life of the roof. It also helps in determining repair items if necessary. Another great time to do a roof inspection would be:
Even if you just had your roof replaced, a roofing inspection is vital to help identifying issues before they become costly problems.
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