ROOF


The ROOF section is not yet complete.

I. The inspector will inspect from ground level or the eaves:
  • the roof-covering materials;
  • the gutters;
  • the downspouts;
  • the vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, and other roof penetrations; and;
  • the general structure of the roof from the readily accessible panels, doors or stairs.
II. The inspector will describe:
  • the type of roof-covering materials.
III. The inspector will report as in need of correction:
  • observed indications of active roof leaks.
IV. The inspector is not required to:
  • walk on any roof surface.
  • predict the service life expectancy.
  • inspect underground downspout diverter drainage pipes. 
  • remove snow, ice, debris or other conditions that prohibit the observation of the roof surfaces.
  • move insulation. 
  • inspect antennae, satellite dishes, lightning arresters, de-icing equipment, or similar attachments.
  • walk on any roof areas that appear, in the opinion of the inspector, to be unsafe.
  • walk on any roof areas if it might, in the opinion of the inspector, cause damage. 
  • perform a water test.
  • warrant or certify the roof.
  • confirm proper fastening or installation of any roof-covering material.


Report prepared by Stephen Prinkey, CPI