Having your roof inspected annually or at the very least bi-annually is generally a good idea. Even moreso if the home or building you own is occupied by tenants, who may or may not be as attentive to your property as you (or us) would be. Roofing problems usually arise from poor installations, storm damage, or just deterioration of the roofing materials. Spotting these issues before they can cause significant damage to your home is key.
Brad’s Construction offers complete roof inspection services for homeowners within our Dodge County and Winnebago County Wisconsin service areas. Our roofing experts can find out exactly what is wrong with your roofing system.
What Are We Looking For In A Roof Inspection?
- Hail Damage
- Loss Of Roofing Granules
- Wind and Storm Damage
- Poor Flashing Installations
- Poor Roof Venting
- And More…
We have many years of experience as local roofing contractors specializing in several different types of roofing materials and complex roofing projects. In short, we know exactly what to look for in roof to help the homeowner avoid expensive repairs or even roofing replacements further down the road.
More specifically we’re looking for things like roof damage from hail which is incredibly hard to see, yet causes pre-mature roofing wear that is most often covered by your insurance policy. We’re also looking for things like the amount of roofing granules you have in your gutters. This tells us really quickly what kind of lifespan you can expect from your roof and if there is any support from the roofing material manufacturer. These are very common issues with roofing systems in our area of Wisconsin.
Drone Roofing Inspections
Climbing up on roofs all day can be dangerous work, especially if the roof is extremely steep (high pitched). Thankfully we have a certified drone pilot on staff and using one of the latest aerial photography drones we can take detailed video footage and aerial photos of your roof without having to get out the ladder.
The use of a our drone can help us spot trouble areas and we can also take an aerial photo of your roof and import it into our estimating software to quickly produce accurate roofing estimates. Our drone is perfect for steep slope roofing systems or roofs that would otherwise be difficult or too dangerous to access with a ladder.
Roof Flashing Inspections
Part of our roofing inspections is looking at your existing roof flashing around dormers, chimneys, valleys, and other areas of your roof where two surfaces meet. Poorly installed, damaged, or even missing flashing are usually one of the most common causes for roof leaks and they are often preventable if the problem can be discovered early. Leaks caused by flashing problems can be small and may often go unnoticed for months or even years causing significant damage to your home interior. These leaks can go on for a long time before the homeowner discovers there is a problem. If you suspect your roof flashing is the cause of a roof leak we can thoroughly inspect it for you.
The ventilation within your attic is an overlook aspect of a roofing inspection. Inadequate ventilation can lead to problems with condensation build-up in your attic, it can contribute to ice dams, and other issues that are going to be expensive to repair. We can let you know during an inspection if your roof ventilation is adequate or if it would be a good idea to add more venting to your roof to help provide cheap insurance against future issues.
Brad’s Construction takes our roofing inspections a step further. We are the local roofing experts and can help you solve complex roofing problems such as roofing leaks, poor installations, storm damage, poor venting, and more. Because we’ve got so much experience with roofing installations and proper roofing techniques we can also offer you several recommendations on materials, maintenance and even venting and properly waterproofing your roof decking.
We realize that you’ve got many choices when it comes to choosing a roofing contractor to inspect your roof in Wisconsin. We want you to know we understand and appreciate the commitment you are about to make to your home and we take it very seriously. When you choose Brad’s Construction you’re choosing a partner in making your home a better place. We guarantee it!