Roof Surveys

Roof Surveys in Manchester

At High Access Revolution, we understand that it is difficult to know whether you need the services of a roofing company. We recognise that you don’t want to waste your money but at the same time you don’t want to let your roof dwindle away with the potential danger of it collapsing and causing catastrophic damage. This is our focus for offering roof surveys, we can pick up on any issues or potential issues and deal with them or advise you on how to deal with them accordingly.

Our highly trained team of expert surveyors, with many years of experience in the roofing industry carry our extensive, detailed roof surveys. They will compile a report with a thorough, professional analysis of the condition that your roof is in, along with suggesting the imperative steps to fix any issues. To add to that, the report will have an estimate of the longevity of your roof in its current state.

All our roof surveys consist of a comprehensive visual inspection of the roof coverings and sub-layers, including the security of the fasteners, lead flashing, up-stands and perimeter. Not only that but we will also analyse the downpipes, gutters and rainwater outlets.

All our roof surveys are trained to the upmost standard, assuring you that you’re getting the best service you can find in Manchester. If you have any other queries, let us know and we’ll happily answer them or if you’d like to book a roof survey, use the form at the bottom of this page.

I’m buying a house should I have a roof survey?

The simple answer is yes. It’s is becoming more and more prevalent for mortgage lenders to insist that potential borrowers have an experienced company carry out a full roof survey on a property they may be considering purchasing. The main reason being is that if there are any issues with the state of the roof, you will know how much it’s going to cost to be fixed therefore you’ll be able factor it into your budget.

What will a roof survey report tell me?

Roof covering


Expected longevity

Condition in comparison to similar properties

Suspected leaks

Ridge tiles

Mortar condition

Ridge iron check

Ridge tile condition

Guttering & Rainwater systems


Life Expectancy




Valleys and gulleys

Fatigue splits

Life span

Poor repairs

Mortar condition (If applicable)

Chimney stacks

Brickwork and mortar condition

Loose chimney pots

Worn chimney flaunching

Flashing type and condition

Flat roofs

Flat roof condition

Check for soft spots

Roof covering

Life expectancy

Roof windows and Skylights

Install quality

Flashing check

Cracked glass

Fogging of units

Dormer roofs




Roof structure (internal & External)

Roof sag

Roof spread

Purlin support and condition

Internal light



Wall plates

Tie bars

General condition

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