The In’s And Out’s Of Good Roof Inspection

Posted on Friday, 27th March 2015

The In’s And Out’s Of Good Roof Inspection

Having a comprehensive and complete roofing inspection typically means looking at both the internal components and external components of any roof structure. For example, the interior check associated with a roof inspection is as important if not more important than the actual outside inspection. This is simply due to the fact that roofing damage and roofing related problems that may not be obvious on the surface may be very obvious in the attic area.

Markings Or Other Indications That Water Has Been Present

Equally important with regard to an interior roof inspection is to check to ascertain whether or not the attic ventilation system is working as intended. Proper ventilation is essential to keeping a roof in good working order. The interior check should also include a comprehensive inspection checking for any water stains or water related damage. A professional roofing contractor can quickly determine whether or not there has been any level of water damage by simply checking for stains, markings or other indications showing that water has been present at some point.

Fail Or Simply Become Separated From The Roof

As with the interior inspection the exterior inspection of every roof is equally as important in terms of finding problems, weak points and potential issues. For example, shingles will show signs of wear over time. Shingles are exposed to high winds, heavy rain and the ravages of the sun. This can cause shingles to eventually fail or simply become separated from the roof. A careful and detailed exterior inspection of a roof is an excellent way to determine the overall integrity of shingles, flashing and other components of the exterior of a typical residential roof.

Maintain A Roof In Tiptop Condition

Finally, one of the best ways to ensure a comprehensive and complete roofing inspection is to simply hire a professional. Working with an experienced and knowledgeable roofing contractor in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area is the easiest way to maintain a roof in tiptop condition throughout the year. Homeowners should refrain from walking on a roof and doing their own inspection. While using a ladder to visually inspect a roof is a good idea, walking on a roof can easily cause serious damage to roofing components. Contact Gryphon Roofing & Remodeling today for Phoenix roofing services that are comprehensive, affordable and reliable.

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