Roof Inspections

A Valentine Roofing inspection is a useful tool when selling your home or verifying your roof's condition

Have your roof inspected

Whether you need a roof certification for your roof to put your home on the market, or needing a third party expert roofers opinion or just wanting to verify the condition of your roof, a roof inspection from a professional roofing contractor like Valentine Roofing will give you the information you need to move forward. You can use your roof inspection to identify areas of concern with your roof or have Valentine Roofing certify the quality of your roof with our Valentine Roofing Seal of Approval.

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Features and Benefits

According to NRCIA (National Roof Certification and Inspection Association), the #1 problem discovered when selling a home is the roof. Be proactive by getting your roof inspection and certification to show potential buyers that your roof is solid. Protect your investment with a roof inspection before putting your house on the market.

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You may find yourself in a position when a third party, expert opinion is needed about your roofing material, the quality of your roof installation, or the overall condition of your roof. A licensed, bonded and insured roofing contractor, like Valentine Roofing, is the best source for this information and can provide a comprehensive roof inspection you can rely on 100% of the time.

A big weather event, like a Northwest windstorm, can wreak havoc on your roof that may be invisible to the untrained eye. If you are worried about the condition of your roof a roof inspection is a quick and easy way to find out exactly what condition your roof is in.  A whopping 38% of all insurance claims are caused by wind (and hail) and homeowner’s insurance often requires a roof inspection to file a claim.

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Insurance claims requiring roof inspections

When buying a home there are many types of loans that require a roof inspection before funding is approved. If you need a roof certification and inspection done before you can close on the home of your dreams call a reputable roofing contractor to provide you with the information you need to close. Valentine Roofing can inspect your roof within a couple of weeks and provide a complete report for as little as $500 in most cases.

What's Included

Our professional roof inspectors will provide a thorough inspection to certify the interior and exterior of your roof and attic to be in good condition. Our experience and industry knowledge allow Valentine Roofing to accurately assess the general roof condition as well as the quality of the install itself. Our skilled roof inspector will look for any evidence of leaking from the roof and inform you of any immediate concerns. By evaluating the attic ventilation and identifying any signs of mold and mildew, our roof inspection will gauge the health of your attic. Every one of Valentine Roofing’s inspections comes complete with a final roof report that will include your roof’s estimated lifespan. Whether you are looking for a roof certification with Valentine Roofing’s Seal of Approval or need a detailed report identifying your roof’s areas of concern, Valentine Roofing can provide you with expert information you can count on.

Valentine Roofing roof inspections are often finished within a couple of weeks. Most roofs can be inspected within a few hours, getting you the roof certification that you need quickly. A roof inspection done by Valentine Roofing is fast, reliable and affordable.

our custom roof inspection report

  Inspect condition of Roofing Material

  Inspect condition of Chimney

  Inspect condition of Skylights

  Inspect condition of Flashing

  Inspect quality of Workmanship

  Inspect condition of Gutters

  Inspect condition of Downspouts

  Inspect condition of Fascia

  Inspect Ventilation intake

  Inspect Ventilation exhaust

  Inspect Sheathing

  Inspect condition of Attic

  Roof and Attic meets Valentine Roofing criteria

  The Roof is not currently leaking

  The Attic Ventilation is sufficient and balanced

  Roofing Material shows minimal signs of aging

Workmanship is of reasonably good quality

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the difference between a roof estimate and a roof inspection?

When you already know that you need your roof replaced you should GET 3 BIDS, JUST MAKE SURE ONE OF THEM IS VALENTINE ROOFING!® A roof replacement estimate will give you details and pricing for a full roof replacement and should always be free of charge. If your roof is less than 15 years old and you need a professional opinion about the condition of your roof, then a roof inspection is the way to go. A roof inspection is performed by an expert that can either certify the quality of your roof or identify potential areas of concern on your roof. You can expect to pay a fee for a professional roof report. Consider this fee an investment well worth making!

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How long does a roof inspection take?

The duration of a roof inspection does depend on the size, pitch, and ease of access to the roof itself as well as the ability to inspect inside the attic. Most roof inspections can be completed within a few hours. A reputable company will be able to have a finished report returned to you within a few days and often the same day depending on their process.

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What is included in a roof inspection?

Every multi-point roof inspection should include an assessment of the general condition of the roof, checking for signs of water leaks, verification that attic ventilation is properly installed as well as sufficient and balanced, a visual inspection for mold and mildew inside the attic, a quality check on the roof installation, the estimated remaining lifespan of the roof and photos of the areas of concern.

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When do I need a roof inspection?

There are many reasons to have your roof inspected. Most roofs over 10 years of age are at higher risk of leaking and should be regularly maintained as well as inspected.  The other times when it is recommended to have your roof inspected by a professional roofing contractor include after a windstorm, a roof certification for buying or selling a home, needing an expert opinion about your roof, or simply to stay informed about the condition or needed maintenance for your roof.

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How much can I expect to spend on a roof inspection?

The cost of a roofing inspection will vary from roof to roof based on the slope and size of your roof and the company that is hired. You should always hire a reputable contractor that you trust to provide you with accurate information. Using a company that employs highly skilled and knowledgeable roof inspectors will typically cost in the mid-hundreds and is worth the investment.

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Do I need to hire a roofer for an inspection?

For trusted information, it is always recommended to hire a professional roofing contractor that is licensed, bonded and insured. Professional roofers offer knowledge and insight that comes with real-world experience in roofing. A contractor will provide inspectors and other employees with ongoing industry training. Working closely with manufacturers will ensure the roof inspector knows manufacturer specifications for material install and industry recommended guidelines for quality and workmanship.


A roof inspection your home.

Hiring a reputable roofing contractor that is licensed, bonded and insured like Valentine Roofing will make sure that your inspection report is accurate. There are signs of wear and tear not readily visible to the untrained eye that a qualified Valentine Roofing roof inspector will look for. Valentine Roofing’s highly trained inspectors will be able to provide a thorough roof inspection without having to remove any part of the roof or roofing material, leaving your roof intact. By following Valentine Roofing’s multi-point inspection technique, our roof inspectors will be able to assess the needs and life expectancy of your roof, providing you with important information that can be used to get the most out of your roof. Scheduling your roof inspection couldn’t be easier. Contact us on our website or call your local branch Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm to schedule your roof inspection with us today!

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