Commercial Roof Inspection help business owners assess the condition of their roofs. These audits help ensure that roofs are correctly maintained and that needed repairs are conducted to avoid risks and potential property damage. Let’s review some of the highlights of Commercial Roof Inspections:

  • What do Commercial Roof Inspections typically include?
  • Why are these inspections necessary to businesses?
  • How does Fielda increase the speed and efficiency of these Commercial Roof Inspections?

What do inspections cover: During typical roof inspections, inspectors examine several parts of the roofing structure, such as the roofing surface, vents, flashing, gutters, downspouts, and drainpipes. Inspectors conduct simple visual examinations or use more advanced inspection methods, including non-destructive testing such as thermography. Using a detailed checklist to document evidence of decay, wear and tear, ponding, clogging, or debris. Surveyors also examine components like the parapet wall termination bars and the roofing edges. 

Why are these inspections significant: Roofs are constantly exposed to changing weather conditions; heat, humidity, extreme cold, snow, and rainfall. They are also at risk from debris such as tree branches and accumulated dust or sand. Moisture often gets within the roof, causing cracks, and temperature changes cause expansion and contraction, leading to damage over a period. Routine commercial roof inspections help businesses ensure that their roofing is secure and up to code. They also help property owners conduct timely repairs and maintenance to avoid more expensive overhauls in the future. These detailed inspections flag surface-related or structural issues and identify necessary corrective measures. 

How Fielda enhances Commercial Roof Inspections: When inspectors conduct these audits, they must rely on past inspection data, records of repairs carried out, and evidence documents of maintenance history. Fielda makes all historical data available at the click of a button. Its digital data capture helps inspectors complete their checklists and audit notes using simple, customizable forms and menus. And all inspection data is instantly available to stakeholders so that necessary action items can be tracked and followed up. As a result, Fielda significantly improves inspection turnaround time and enhances field staff productivity with this utterly digital approach. 

Collect: Simplify data collection through Fielda’s customizable digital forms and checklists 

Share: Collaborate across teams by sharing relevant information with stakeholders in real-time 

Manage: Identify, assign and track tasks to ensure rapid closure on action items through custom workflows 

 

About Fielda: Fielda helps companies manage and maintain their assets and gain real-time oversight of all tasks, workflows, and projects to improve operational efficiency, enhance team productivity and impact the bottom line. Whether it’s installations, inspections, repairs, replacement of parts, servicing and maintenance, or routine audits, with Fielda’s mobile data collection, GIS-enabled technology, automated and custom workflows, and analytics, you can eliminate errors, enhance response time, ease workflow bottlenecks, and simplify your field operations.

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