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Roof Inspections in Raleigh, NC

A residential roofing inspection is a visual evaluation of a home’s roofing system by a qualified roofing inspector. It can tell you if your roof is in good shape or help you plan for repairs. The inspection of your Raleigh home’s roofing system includes shingles, gutters, flashing, downspouts, and other components. Thurston Roof is a licensed and insured roofing contractor serving Raleigh, Durham, Clayton, Smithfield, and surrounding areas. We provide expert, trustworthy inspections.

Why Is a Roof Inspection Necessary?

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A roof inspection at your Raleigh home is necessary to identify potential issues that can worsen and lead to costly repairs or replacement. Exposure to elements that can cause roof wear and tear include:

Hail

Heavy rain

Snow and ice

Sun

Wind

What Are the Benefits of a Roof Inspection?

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Five benefits of a roof inspection for your Raleigh home include the following:

  1. Identify potential problems. Roof inspections are preventive care for your home’s roof. Early detection of potential problems can prevent costly repairs in the future.
  2. Improve energy efficiency. A properly sealed and insulated roof helps improve energy efficiency and can reduce utility bills.
  3. Help maintain the roof. Your roof inspector will examine the roof and your home’s surroundings (e.g.,  oak, magnolia, or other trees on the property that may shed leaves or pine straw on shingles) to anticipate maintenance needs and establish a schedule.
  4. Reduce the risk of interior damage. A leaky roof can cause internal damage to your home, including ceiling or wall stains, mold, and attic damage.
  5. Increase curb appeal. A well-maintained roof affects the appearance of a house, increasing its curb appeal and value.

A roof inspection is an essential part of home maintenance, helping you identify which aspects of a roof require repair or replacement, such as missing or damaged shingles. Following through with needed roof repairs or replacement protects your home inside and outside. North Carolina State University includes roof inspection and maintenance on its Preventive Home Maintenance Check-Up list.

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How Long Does a Roof Inspection Take in Raleigh, NC?

You can expect a thorough roof inspection at your Raleigh, North Carolina, home to take about an hour. We will greet you when we arrive, ask if you have any questions or concerns, and begin the inspection. A roof inspection checklist ensures thorough assessment of roofing materials, fixtures, and the perimeter. Inspecting your attic for moisture and the condition of roof decking can explain concerns you may have noticed inside your home, such as ceiling leaks, wall stains, or moldy closets.

We will advise you on a roof maintenance program if your roof is in good condition. Sometimes, the details we gather may lead to roof repair or replacement recommendations. We value your time and work efficiently without rushing.

How Much Does a Roof Inspection Cost in Raleigh, NC?

The average cost of a roof inspection in Raleigh, North Carolina, is $100 to $200. Thurston Roof’s fee starts at $150, depending on the size of your home. We we will apply the fee toward the total cost of the work we complete on your home’s roof. We will climb a ladder for a closeup inspection of the roof. The inspection helps us accurately assess the roof’s condition and determine what’s required to prepare it for new materials. After the inspection, you can be confident of an accurate estimate for roof replacement.

How Often Do You Need a Roof Inspection?

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You need a residential roof inspection at your Raleigh home twice yearly. Scheduled inspections can save you time and money in the long term. The National Roofing Contractors Association recommends biannual roof inspections because most homeowners discover roofing problems after seeing the damage on the home’s exterior, ceilings, or walls.

Call Thurston Roof for an Inspection

If you have not scheduled a residential roof inspection in years, now is the time to call Thurston Roof for an appointment. We can identify potential problems and help you save the costs of repairing or replacing interior or exterior damage to your home. Call or text us today at 1-919-749-4411 for a roof inspection at your Raleigh, Durham, Smithfield, or Clayton home.

Get Lifetime Warranties on Roof Work

If your home needs a new roof, we offer lifetime warranties on GAF® roof shingles and our craftsmanship.

Things to Do in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, North Carolina, is the state’s capital city, offering countless indoor and outdoor activities for adults and children.

Some attractions include:

  • Historical landmarks. Visit a few of Raleigh’s scores of historical landmarks, some of which were built in the 1700s.
  • Trails. Stroll or powerwalk for 2.8 miles on Lake Johnson’s East Loop or the 1.2 loop at Lake Lynn. If you want a longer walking adventure, choose one of the many entries to the 27.4-mile Neuse River Trail, such as Abbotts Creek, Crabtree Creek, or Wakefield.
  • Museums. Raleigh has museums for almost any interest. Get a list of Raleigh’s museums or linger in any of these:
    • City of Raleigh Museum
    • Legends of Harley Drag Racing Museum
    • Marbles Kids Museum
    • North Carolina Museum of History
    • North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
    • North Carolina Railway Museum
    • Raleigh Fire Museum
  • Art galleries. Art galleries are sprinkled across Wake County and the city of Raleigh. Visit the Block Gallery in the Raleigh Municipal Building, Pullen Arts Center Galleries, or the North Carolina Museum of Art on Blue Ridge Road.
  • Parks and gardens. You can find countless parks and gardens near Cary, from downtown Raleigh to North Hills to Southeast Raleigh to West Raleigh. The colorful WRAL Gardens near NC State University is a brief, scenic nature walk loved by many. Kids love a train or carousel ride at Pullen Park. Visit Raleigh’s website to find a park near you.
  • Restaurants. American, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, Greek, Indian, Italian, Korean, Laotian, Lebanese, Thai, or Vietnamese. Search the Internet for Raleigh’s endless ethnic cuisine.
  • Tours. Raleigh offers electric trike, trolley, and walking tours. Some of the city’s themed tours include history, culture, nature, and cuisine.

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