8 Tips for Roofing Preventive Maintenance Inspections
1. Remove all debris. Debris such as loose gravel, dirt, leaves, and twigs should be removed. These materials can retain water if left on the roof.
2. Clear drains. Field drains and auxiliary drains should be cleared to prevent ponding that may cause leaks or structural damage.
3. Inspect the roof surface. Perform a visual inspection of the roof system. On single-ply roofs, inspect for holes, cracks, or fastener back-out.
4. Inspect roof penetrations....