Roof Investigations

Roof Investigations has been developed out of 30 years of experience in the structural waterproofing and roofing industry.

Non-destructive Test Methods

Over the past four years we have researched the market and have developed and procured a wide range of non-destructive test methods from around the globe to allow us to provide our service to the building professional.

Welcome to Roof Investigations Ltd.

Roof Investigations Ltd provides the complete service for flat roof waterproofing analysis using proven non-destructive test methods.

Electronic Leak Detection
  • Fast and accurate location of leaks in most types of waterproofing membranes.
  • Equipment available for testing in both wet and dry conditions.
  • The test equipment will detact leaks with centimetre accuracy normally without the need to remove surface coatings or make special provisions.
  • Defects marked on the roof’s surface with survey paint and on CAD drawings included in a special report if required.
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Diagnostic Roof Surveys
  • Using our wealth of practical and surveying experience along with our vast range of state of the art non-destructive test equipment we can tailor a bespoke diagnostic roof survey to meet your needs and identify your water ingress problems.
  • A site visit will normally be made at a nominal cost to discuss your requirements and establish a survey regime. Following the initial visit a quotation will be issued with details of your custom survey.
  • Should you wish to proceed with our survey proposals we willd educt the cost of the initial visit from the cost of the full survey.
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Interscope Surveys
  • Using fibre-optic endoscopes.
  • Allows the condition of items such as roof voids, cavity trays and DPC’s in cavity walls to be monitored..
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Ultrasonic Leak Detection
  • Using sophisticated ultrasonic equipment.
  • Leaks can be located in profiled metal roof systems, roof lights and penetrations.
  • Applying Technology To Flat Roofing.
Electronic Moisture Scans
  • We have a full range of trolley mounted and hand held capacitance meters designed specifically for detecting moisture within built up roofing systems which we offer as an alternative to our infrared thermal imaging surveys.
  • These are particularly useful for detecting moisture in roofing systems above unheated buildings or where there are heat generating sources at roof level or where the waterproofing is covered with chippings.
  • Please contact us to discuss the most suitable application for your roof.
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Infrared Thermal Imaging Scans
  • Infra-red technology allows accurate location of wet or missing insulation within the waterproofing system providing critical data for roof maintenance.
  • Saves needless roof replacement.
  • Defects marked on the roof and on CAD drawings.
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Quality Control Integrity Testing
  • Non-destructive integrity testing proves that newly installed waterproofing membranes are free from defects.
  • Any problem identified can be quickly repaired and retested.
  • Particularly useful if the waterproofing is to be paved, decked or buried.
  • Certification eliminates disputes and speeds up handover.
  • Assists Main Contractors in controlling/minimising damage to newly installed membranes by following trades.
  • Applying Technology To Flat Roofing.
Dye Testing
  • Dye testing can be used where sophisticated electronic leak detection systems are not applicable.
  • Useful for testing roof drainage systems, metal coping joints and penetrations.
  • Applying Technology To Flat Roofing.
Vacuum Testing
  • Using sophisticated ultrasonic equipment.
  • Leaks can be located in profiled metal roof systems, roof lights and penetrations.
  • Applying Technology To Flat Roofing.
Roof Management Plans
  • The roof of a building is probably its most valuable asset. Keeping those who work beneath it dry and protected from the elements and ensuring that stock and equipment remain undamaged and operating profitably.
  • Once a roof has started to leak, severe deterioration of the whole roofing system and its associated components around these locations will have taken place. This can lead to expensive, premature roof replacement and damage to stock and internal fittings.

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Roof Management Plans

The roof of a building is probably its most valuable asset. Keeping those who work beneath it dry and protected from the elements and ensuring that stock and equipment remain undamaged and operating profitably. Read More….

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Reduce cost

The cost of ineffective repairs and unnecessary roof replacement is eliminated.

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Accurate condition reports

The Client gains specific, accurate condition reports on roofing stock from an impartial source.

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No disputes

No disputes over your responsibility to maintain your roof in the event of an insurance claim.

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PO Box 664, Bolton, BL2 3ZL

Tel: 01204 595467
Fax: 01204 305798

Email: sales@roofinvestigations.co.uk

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