Roof Inspection Surveys and Condition Reports.
As with most things, there are limits on what we can do:-
Every property is different but as a general guide we can normally obtain external access to the roof up to three
stories high provided there is sufficient external access at the ground floor to support ladders, towers
Any access to the roof which requires access over another persons land or
property can only be achieved if the client obtains prior formal approval. Any access that is
denied to us by controlling third parties or other obstructions may result in a less detailed
Our Roof Report will be applicable to what we can physically get access to, see & test by simple
non-destructive probing from the outside of the building. It may not be possible to provide close
inspection if the 'entire' roof surface . We will not put at risk Health & Safety of ourselves or others
by dangerously extending our limits as to what we can safely achieve. Our roof survey reports
are NOT structural surveys.
Our 'local' area covers most of the 'Bucks, Berks & Oxon region within a 20 mile radius of Marlow. We
are able to travel further subject to an additional fee. Some parts of London are excluded from our
area. If you are outside of this area please do not ask us to visit - we simply do not have the time or
resourses for remote sites.
How to obtain our 'Roof-Check' report for your property.
Go to the 'Request Survey' page on this web site & print off the form on your own printer. Duly complete
the relevant sections & send to us via email, fax or post enclosing the required fee cheque. We will
then contact you shortly after receiving your order to confirm details. You may wish to telephone us first to
check availability. You may also wish to email us for prior notification that your order is
Within a few short days after completing our roof survey, the report
will be compiled & sent to you via email as a pdf. If we are very busy you may pefer a verbal
report only with photographic evidence.
Our top tips for re-roofing:-
1. Obtain written estimates or fixed price quotations from at least 3
selected roofing companies. Each company should have a posting address & a land-line telephone
number. Do not entertain mobile only phone number companies.
2. Ensure each company specifies exactly what they are pricing for
including the level of work & what new materials they have allowed for. Ensure they
have adequate insurance.
3. Obtain references from your roofing company & check them out
including any trade associations. Is there a cost effective warranty
4. Agree a start & finish date but allow for inclement
5. Do not pay for any work ahead of the project other than for a
small holding deposit .
6. Upon completion do your best to get up onto the roof via the
contractors scaffold & personal assistance to view the finished works. If this is not possible
then obtain someone else's opinion whom you trust.
7. Prior to final payment obtain any written guarantees.