Guidelines for Exterior Maintenance: Roofing and Related Roofing Elements Checklist
As a general rule, roofing and the associated components should be reviewed every spring and fall, corresponding with the regular cleaning of leaves and debris from gutters and downspouts.
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In addition, it is best to review the gutters, downspouts and attic areas during a rainstorm to determine whether they are functioning properly. Flat roofs are best reviewed immediately following a rainfall to determine whether standing water or ponding is present. Care should be taken when reviewing or maintaining roofs since they are potentially dangerous, particularly when wet. The Guidelines for Exterior Maintenance: Roofing and Related Roofing Elements Checklist mobile app includes materials, lifespan of materials, inspection review and recommended actions.