The roof structure and roof covering condition is your homes first defense against water intrusions but its condition is typically a mystery to home buyers. From the ground your roof can look perfectly fine but many important deficiencies cannot be identified until a qualified professional is able to walk the roof or at least inspect it from the eaves. This is where SiteLogic starts every home inspection and will walk the roof every time as long as it is safe to do so.
There are hundreds of deficiencies that can be found on a roof systems in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Northern Colorado, so instead of discussing all the potential problems that vary in importance, let’s use this blog to mention the main purposes of the roof system, common issues discovered on home inspections, and general maintenance you can perform to prolong the life of your roof.
Just like the entire house is a system of interdependent parts, so is the roof. A weakness if this area can limit many of your homes mechanical and structural components. All roofs should have one layer of shingles, underlayment, and proper flashing.Read More