some types of loans may require the roof to meet certain standards. Common requirements are:
Life expectancy of the roof to be a minimum of 3 years
Provides a description of the roof and it’s condition
That the “Certification” be good for two to five years (varies )
What do we look at ?
Gutters and downspouts; are parts missing, their condition and if they need repairs
How many layers of roofing materials.
Previous repair work; was it done correctly.
Flashing; is the roof properly flashed at roof penetrations, edges and the valley areas.
Are there damaged or missing tile or shingles.
If there is pooling water.