A roof is the most important part of your house that endures the effects of all the natural calamities. That’s why a proper roof inspection is required during the building inspection. Here are 4 DIY tips check out the health of your roof.
- Walk through the edge and look for any signs of cracking, damage or sagging.
- Stagnant rain water in roof often nourishes moss and algae which causes water leakage problem. So check out the side-walls & the corners for those.
- Any pipes running along the edges of the roof-wall might create a big problem if gets leaked somehow. Therefore, scrutinize the pipes at least once in a month.
- If you are having the water reservoir of your house at the roof, check for any indication of damage in that as dampness & moisture might penetrate through your roof floor & ceiling making it highly-vulnerable to water damage.
Having said that, it is always advisable to get your house inspected by a professional building inspector and get a complete peace of mind.