A flat roof inspection is an important part of maintaining and protecting a flat roof. Flat roofs are susceptible to a range of issues and problems, such as leaks, cracks, blisters, and other types of damage. These issues can lead to more significant problems if they are not identified and addressed in a timely manner. A flat roof inspection can identify these issues before they become major problems, and it can help to prevent costly repairs or replacements in the future. Additionally, a flat roof inspection can help to ensure that the roof is in good condition and able to protect the building from the elements. For these reasons, it is important to have regular flat roof inspections to maintain the health and integrity of the roof.

What is involved with a flat roof inspection?

A flat roof inspection is a thorough examination of a flat roof to identify any issues or potential problems. During a flat roof inspection, the inspector will typically check for signs of damage, wear, or other issues that may affect the roof’s ability to protect the building. This may include checking for leaks, cracks, blisters, or other types of damage, as well as checking the condition of the roofing materials and any flashings or seams. The inspector may also check for any clogged drains or other issues that could affect the roof’s drainage system. In some cases, the inspector may use specialized equipment, such as a drone or thermal imaging camera, to identify any hidden issues or areas of concern. The inspector will typically provide a written report with their findings and recommendations for any necessary repairs or maintenance.

How often should you have your flat roof inspected by a professional roofing contractor?

It is recommended to have your flat roof inspected by a professional roofing contractor at least once a year, and more frequently if the roof is older or has sustained any damage. Regular inspections can help to identify any potential issues with the roof and prevent them from becoming more serious problems. For example, if a small leak is detected during an inspection, it can be repaired before it causes significant damage to the roof or the building. Additionally, regular inspections can help to ensure that the roof is in good condition and able to protect the building from the elements. It is also a good idea to have the roof inspected after any severe weather events, such as storms or high winds, to check for any damage that may have occurred.

How much does a flat roof inspection cost?

The cost of a commercial or residential flat roof inspection can vary depending on the size and complexity of the roof, as well as the location and experience of the inspector. On average, a flat roof inspection can cost between $100 and $500, depending on these factors. Some roofing contractors may include a flat roof inspection as part of a larger maintenance or repair package, which can save money compared to having the inspection done separately. It is a good idea to compare prices and services from multiple contractors to find the best value for your flat roof inspection.

Why Hire A & L Flat Roof Repair for Your Flat Roof Inspection?

We have over 25 years of experience providing flat roof inspections, maintenance, and repair to both commercial buildings and residential homes.  Reach out to us today for a FREE flat roof services estimate on our commercial/industrial flat roofing services.  We can be reached at 586-777-1477.  We service all communities of Oakland, Macomb, Lapeer, Wayne, and Genesee counties.