33 Point Check List

What To Look For

Shingles: Organic or asphalt, fibreglass – 3-tab, architectural

  •  Visually inspect and fix small defects such as tears, cracks or mechanical damage
  •  Seal exposed nail heads
  •  Ensure starter shingles on hips & ridges are sealed
  •  Tap down pop-ups and under-driven nails & apply a sealant to lifted shingles (Max. 30 shingles included)
  •  Replace up to five missing shingles where applicable and/or provide a temporary solution to ensure that water doesn’t get in

Please advise at time of booking if shingles are missing. We will replace up to 5 shingles dependant on colour & style availability. If a product has been discontinued, we will provide suggestions & estimates for alternatives.

Gooseneck Flashings: Exhaust fans

  • Visually inspect for cracks on goosenecks and surrounding area; seal where needed
  • Replace under-driven nails with roofing screws, adding extra where necessary
  • Caulk any cracks or openings around the goosenecks
  • Locate and remove bird nests
  • Seal exposed nailheads

Attic Vents: and other roof venting

  • Visually inspect for cracks on vent and surrounding area; seal where needed
  • Replace under-driven nails with roofing screws, adding extra where necessary
  • Caulk any shingle cracks/openings around vents
  • Locate and remove bird nests
  • Determine if quantity and placement of attic vents seems sufficient; provide recommendations if venting is inadequate
  • Seal exposed nailheads

Plumbing Flashings

  • Inspect rubber boots for cracks; apply sealant as needed
  • Remove under-driven nails and replace with roofing screws
  • Apply sealant around rubber collar
  • Seal exposed nailheads

Metal Wall Flashings

  • Replace under-driven nails with roofing screws
  • Add roofing screws to close any gaps under flashings
  • Caulk lap joints if overlaps are less than 4”, seal holes

Metal Valley Flashings

  • Inspect for cracks and repair by cleaning surface with solvent and applying sealant

Skylights

  • Verify if skylight unit is properly secured to frame; refasten if needed
  • Inspect acrylic (plastic) or glazing (glass) for cracks; seal if required and provide recommendations for care or replacement
  • Inspect metal back pans, aprons, step & counter flashings; reseal & refasten where required
  • Seal exposed fasteners and add screws where needed

Chimneys

  • Inspect chimney stack storm collar and seal if needed
  • Inspect metal rain caps and refasten if loose
  • Verify whether the metal cap flashing is fastened correctly; add roofing screws as required
  • Inspect siding on chimney walls and seal any gaps as needed
  • Locate and fill small cracks on cap or walls of masonry or stucco chimneys
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