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Reviews

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Atlanta Property Inspections came to do a pre-purchasing inspection on a home my husband and  I plan to buy! We had a very short due diligence period, but that was no issue for these guys. They fit us in their schedule on very short notice and were such a pleasure to work with. Cary and Riley came to do the inspection and did a fantastic job walking us through the inspection to let us know what they found, and suggestions on how to fix all of the issues! Shout out to Cary, for answering all of our questions and having such a great personality! We truly appreciate you guys taking the time to help us through such a very stressful time. We HIGHLY recommend this company!

Emily Kerns
Atlanta, GA
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Thorough knowledge of items addressed in report. Home inspector was able to communicate any issues found with buyer and help explain the different items and their severity.

Sean Heenan
Roswell, GA
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Dustin was absolutely amazing. He did such a thorough job and was super friendly and helpful in explaining everything to me as a first-time homeowner. Highly recommend this company! Very timely and professional throughout the entire process as well!

Laura Leap
Buckhead, GA
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My client used the company for their home inspection during their due diligence period. Jeremy and his partner were very kind and accommodating with answering questions. The report was very thorough and I like that they also note positive things about the homes in their report as well and not just what's wrong with the house. You can read the good and the bad.

Crystal Bream
Suwanee, GA
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This was our first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections, Frank Cooper was the lead inspector and he was inspecting a new construction one bedroom plus den in Alpharetta for a buyer client of ours. The inspection report was both detailed and comprehensive. We have tried out a few premium home inspection companies over the past year, looking for a good additional inspection resource, and based on our experience with Frank Cooper, I think we have found it.

Julian Rather
Woodstock, GA
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I called several companies for quotes, and I felt that Atlanta Property Inspections was the most welcoming!  Thereafter, I had a wonderful experience at the inspection. My inspector was thorough, kind, and willing to explain things and answer my questions on site.  He was very knowledgeable and very friendly.  I am glad I did not skip the inspection for this 950 square foot condo, and the review has been very helpful, during my due diligence period in evaluating this potential home.

Norma Reynolds
Milton, GA
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I would like to recommend Brandon for his excellent job during the inspection. He is very professional, thorough and is an expert in his field. I enjoyed his partnership during inspection, the knowledge he shared of the risks of certain issues was incredible. I am very glad that he inspected the house for us and wishing him more success in future.

Ravi Kumar
Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta property inspections gave me a very competitor quote and stuck to it for final pricing. They were able to get someone out to do the inspection so quickly. Frank and James were very thorough and helpful during the process they encouraged me to look at what they found, the good and bad, so I knew exactly what I am buying.  I couldn't have asked for a better inspection experience!

Erin Medford
Alpharetta, GA
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We are relocating from out of state and we were in need of an inspection with a very tight turn around. We received incredibly thorough reporting and an availability to answer questions quickly. Cary Cooper’s professional and expert insight saved us from a potential health hazard. I would very much recommend Atlanta Property Inspection for any of your inspection needs!

Seema Terry
Roswell, GA
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Have used Atlanta Property Inspections several times for my buyers.  Their team is always very thorough and educational for the new home owners.  Much information is shared about past/current codes, potential issues and how to have the issues repaired.  I will continue to use Atlanta Property Inspectors for future inspections, and my clients have been very happy with their services as well!

Michael Crawford
Sandy Springs, GA
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12 2022

Top 10 Signs You May Need a New Roof

Your roof is unfortunately exposed to every harsh element in your environment to protect you and your family. All year round, it deals with the sun, winds, snow, and rain. Naturally, over the years, it deteriorates and ages and as a result, it can tear and fall apart. To avoid property damage, it is best to make plans for routine maintenance of your roof. With these regular home inspections and maintenance, you will know what to repair or replace. In this article, we will go over signs that show you may need a new roof.

Leaks

One of the most obvious signs that show your roof needs to be replaced is the leaks. That’s because it shows that the roofing materials took serious damage most likely due to bad weather. It is possible to fix very small leaks by calling professionals. However, most people don’t realize the leaks until the problem has gotten much bigger and at that point, you may need a new roof. Observe your house closely to see whether there are any leaks.

Older Roofs

The average lifespan of most roofs that are made up of asphalt shingles is 25 years. After that point, you can start to look for new roof materials. To see how old your roof is, you can look at the renovation records of the homes. Of course, the material of the shingles defines the lifespan too, it might be more or less than 25 years depending on the material.

Home Inspection

If you are going to buy a new house or preparing to sell one, most likely you will go through the process of home inspection. During the process, the roof will also be examined. When the home inspectors are examining the roof, they might discover some problems. If the problem is a major one, roof replacement will be a more permanent solution rather than trying to repair these problems all the time, which will be money and time-consuming.

Missing Shingles

Of course, the missing shingles on your roof are not good signs. It basically means that they are deteriorating easily and so coming off. The problem depends on the number of shingles that are missing too. If only a few are missing, it doesn’t mean you need to replace the whole roof as soon as possible.

Curled Shingles

Shingles with curled edges indicate significant deterioration. This is most likely because of harsh weather conditions.

Sagging Ceilings or A Roof

This is one of the strongest signs. Sagging of the ceiling or roof occurs as a result of structural damage. This condition will either need a very thorough repair or a whole roof replacement.

Improper Roof Installation

If the roof was installed in a wrong from the beginning, this will be the start of many problems. This also will directly affect the lifespan and safety of the roof. If the roof doesn’t seem safe, it must be replaced immediately.

Increased Bills

If you have a significantly higher cooling or heating bill, this indicates roof leaks and tiles with low quality.

Moss-Mold-Fungi

Some people like moss in shady areas of their yards. However, if it’s on the roof, it can cause problems. Moss, mold, and fungi indicate trapped moisture. This can end up doing harm to your roof because it will cause sagging. If it’s covered in moss, roof replacement might be a good idea.

Water Damage

In addition to leaks, if obvious water damage is present inside the house, consider roof repair or replacement.

Seeing These Signs?

It is possible for you to see some of these signs on your roof. However, unless you are experienced in the issue, it would be hard for you to understand the degree of the damage and what to do next. For this, call the house inspectors of Atlanta Property Inspection. After thoroughly inspecting your roof, we will tell you whether you need repair or replacement and tell you about your options. There’s no need to stress because of your damaged roof now. Call us today to schedule your inspection!