According to AngiesList.com,a roof inspection can cost up to $300. Some inspectors charge more for interior, attic-view roof checks. Believe it or not, experts say that scheduling a roof inspection every one or two years can catch potential roofing problems before they become bigger.
A normal roof inspection should look at the following:
Most roofing companies offer a free quote or consultation. One company stated that their inspection would take "15 - 20 minutes." Joye Roofing offers a complete on-site inspection.
Bob Villa recommends a roof inspection after a hailstorm or other significant weather incident the determine if your roof has suffered damage. However, he says that the most vital time of the year for roof inspection is the fall, before cold weather sets in. Treatment for moss and lichen can involve a significant amount of time, up to 180 days. Treatment started in the fall can be working during the winter months.
Finding the right roofing inspector is important, also. For the do-it-yourselfers, remember, climbing a ladder and getting on the roof can be dangerous. And, there may be signs of damage that only experts can recognize.
Hiring a reputable and trusted contractor such as Joye Roofing protects the homeowner from storm chasers who travel around the country looking to take advantage of homeowners needing immediate repair. A post office box address is a red flag in terms of hiring an established, reputable roofing contractor. Check references and make sure the company you hire is licensed and insured.
Schedule your free roof inspection with Joye Roofing by calling, 803 470 5569.
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Derek Joye has been roofing homes and businesses in the Midlands for over 20 years.