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Reviews

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The inspector was really thorough and was patient in explaining to me what he was observing. He showed me where the shutoff valve was for the water and gave recommendations on various things. The report that was provided made sense and pictures were taken of some things that were found. The inspector was also very personable which put me at ease about asking questions. Thank you, Alex and Atlanta Property Inspections!

Dierra Morrow
Lawrenceville, GA
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Dustin is VERY Detailed Oriented and found items and suggestions on the home that I would have never thought of, the report provided very good insight on how to move forward with the sale of the home!  The staff at API was great to work with!

Ryan Heard
Sandy Springs, GA
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WOW! I can't even make this story up. In this very crazy market (June 2021) it seemingly takes 2 week closing (sometimes with *0* days due diligence!) to purchase a home. Anyway, Frank came recommended by another very reputable inspector, and I was fortunate he came!! The home we were looking at for my mother was a 1975 build and within 1 hour of the inspector being there a FIRE from an electrical panel broke out! Frank contained the fire, and was SO calm, had his team address the matter, was in touch with the agent and homeowner. He said in over 20+ years of him inspecting homes nothing like this had ever happened. Anyway the inspection was VERY thorough and Frank handled all matters very professionally. We will be working with Frank and his team on any home inspections in the future. I highly recommend!

Brigitte Chloe
Dunwoody, 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, Inc. was referred to us by our realtor for our home inspection. Our inspector was Cary Cooper. He really took the time to answer all of our questions about his findings. We didn't feel rushed or that any question was too silly. He gave us peace of mind with a few of our concerns and was honest, even if we weren't to thrilled with the news. Overall, it was a great experience and we would definitely use (and refer)  Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc. in the future for any inspection needs.

Anna Avitia
Johns Creek, 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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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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Jeremy was the best to work with! He was on time,  very thorough in his explanations of his findings, and took time with my clients to make sure he answered all of their questions. He was detailed, and provided follow up when we needed additional questions answered. He went above and beyond! Best, quality, customer service I’ve seen in a long time! I’ll recommend him and Atlanta Property Inspections every time!

Nikki Bowen
Marietta, 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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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!