Short answer: it depends. Long answer: probably not. For most home inspections, a ladder inspection of a roof will suffice (meaning they looked at the roof from a ladder but didn’t actually get on the roof). Your roof is one of the most important elements of your home. Get a professional opinion. https://rooflife-oregon.com/portland-real-estate-roof-certification/

If you just moved to the Portland area, check out these 5 things to know about your roof from Roof Life of Oregon Founder Patrick Morin. 1. What should you know about cedar shingles? Cedar shingles and shakes are really popular in Portland. Western red cedar contains a natural binding resin that gives you a… Read more »

When you’re hiring someone to do something to your home that requires roof access, you’ll want to hire a roofing contractor to make sure everything is installed properly. If not, you could end up with a nasty leak in the near future. We recently went out to a client’s home for regular maintenance; he wanted… Read more »

In this episode, Daniel talks components; which ones matter (*hint: it’s all of them), why they matter, and why some contractors choose not to match them or tell homeowners that matching doesn’t matter. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB024-181 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking today with Daniel. Daniel, why… Read more »

You have an asset base called the equity in your home. I’m always trying to protect that equity for the person who hires me for a real estate roof certification, whether that is the buyer or the seller. When you hire Roof Life of Oregon as a buyer, I’m looking for every potential roof issue…. Read more »

In this episode, Patrick gives additional insight into why Roof Life of Oregon’s Lifetime Workmanship Warranty is so unique and special- especially in a market like the Portland Metro. Contractors come and go, but Roof Life of Oregon isn’t going anywhere, and neither is your roof warranty. We stand behind every roof we install. Podcast… Read more »

This blows our minds. There continues to be a wealth of fly-by-night roofing contractors hired by good people, who do bad work and then disappear, leaving the client helpless. Jerry describes some of the possible pitfalls, and why you should never hire anyone who backs their services for only one year. Our Credentials