Roof inspections and reports
We provide on-site inspections for roofs
both old and new. Thorough visual inspections of roofing, waterproofing
and/or other exterior envelope components, this inspection can
identify the need for a more comprehensive survey.
We offer a comprehensive survey package
with documentation to detail the current condition of a roof. Invaluable
for both new or existing roofs, this survey can detail conditions
A number of elements must be examined to
determine the cause of roof failure. Our analysis looks closely
at each to properly determine the real cause of your loss. This
analysis will include:
defect investigation is called for not only when problems arise
but also when assurance is required
do not exist. At Perry and Reeves, we have extensive
experience in this type of investigation. Our on-site findings
from our thorough inspection are backed by further testing or
research as required.
If you are in a lawsuit or an arbitration
proceeding or you are an attorney representing
a client in these matters, our litigation support will help you
obtain the best possible outcome with qualified roofing professionals
who act as believable expert witnesses specializing in many areas
of the roofing industry including construction failure, material
defects, design and engineering issues, and safety issues. We
also provide accurate and valuable cost estimating in litigation
A roof that has been damaged by hail or
wind can seriously affect your structure. Water entering through
roof leaks can damage ceiling, walls, structural supports and even
At Perry and Reeves, our forensic investigation
services can identify the causes of roof failure or other condition
issues and provide clear, detailed information to document the
problems and recommend corrective actions. Forensic investigations
can also include hail damage, wind damage, leak investigations
with destructive and nondestructive methods, and cause and origin
Over the years our experts have dealt with
numerous insurance claims and we understand that our customers
want to settle their insurance claims fairly and quickly as possible.
At Perry and Reeves, we provide an unbiased expert evaluation of
storm damages and a forecast of required roof repairs or roof replacement
needs. We work for building owners or insurance companies
to provide evaluations. Wind uplift testing or laboratory
testing is available when required.
After more than
35 years in the business, we have estimated literally thousands
of roofs. We provide
accurate cost estimating and forecasting for insurance companies,
lawyers, real estate companies, building owners, construction managers,
and design professionals.
Perry and Reeves
is uniquely qualified to review your roofing contractor’s
work-in-progress to ensure compliance with contract specifications.
We review project progress,
as necessary, conduct site visit inspections and prepare progress
reports for the building owners. We can also review and comment
on the contractors progress, monitor construction costs and issue
Certificates of Payments, for progress payments to help protect
the owner’s interests. Prior to completion, we will conduct
a final inspection of the project and complete a deficiency report
subsequent to the finalization of the project.
As roofing consultants, Perry and Reeves
bring a unique perspective and understanding of the building lifecycle.
We provide assistance on every phase of a roofing project, from
pre-design to construction administration.We provide architects,
engineers, consultants and specifiers with the tools they need
to effectively assure the customer is getting the best roofing
system. Our years of experience and a depth of technical expertise
give clients the confidence of knowing specifications will be to
code, special job requirements are identified and considered and
cost issues addressed in advance.
investors routinely turn to us in order to understand the condition
of the roof on the property
that they are purchasing. Our survey details any immediate
repairs or deferred maintenance issues and provides a determination
of the present condition of the existing roof. If the roof is at
a stage for replacement, we provide suggestions for the new roofing
system, its implementation and estimated budget. We can also assist
in the selection of the roofing contractor and scheduling of the
project to help control quality, timeframe and cost.
At Perry and Reeves, we believe that infrared
thermography can be a very effective tool for roof asset management.
We have the technology to perform infrared thermography surveys
to help identify the extent of roof moisture that is inside the
At Perry and
Reeves we stay on top of the new trends, products, and procedures
in the roofing industry. We
are more than qualified to assist in all phases of project design
and implementation. We monitor the industry to see which products
perform and which ones don’t. We know what works and
can provide project management to ensure that your new roof is
designed for optimum performance and installed in accordance with
the contract documents. We are also able to troubleshoot any issue
that may arise due to unforeseen conditions, and to ensure that
owners are getting the quality job that they are paying for.
Through our network of qualified partners,
we are able to offer clients a full range of testing and engineering
services that are backed by state-of-the-art equipped facilities
nationally recognized for quality and accuracy.
At Perry and Reeves, we are experts in the emerging field of green roofing technology. No matter if you are interested in "green" technology, such as a cool roof, a roof with solar thermal collectors or photovoltaic modules or a green vegetative roof system we will be happy to consult with you and review your project to help determine whether or not one of these roofs is a viable solution for you.