Damage Roof Inspections
Roof Inspections Jacksonville
Roof inspection jacksonville engineers can inspect and perform damaged roof inspections in Jacksonville, Cocoa, Ormond beach, St. Augustine, Cocoa, Melbourne,& Palm Coast on any roof system including concrete roofs, gravel and shingled roofs. After hurricanes, or natural disasters including lightening strikes the roof may get damaged and may need a roof inspections jacksonville visit. That is where we send our professional engineers and inspectors to do a thorough inspections of roofing and intent of damages for insurance claim purpose and repairs.
We also perform various structurally damaged roof inspections including initial tig-tag , structural in progress and structural final inspections for shingled, tile roofs. We also perform roof static uplift test TAS-105, TAS-106, Bell Chamber (TAS-124), Thermal Imaging etc. Various Services are performed and a Sealed and Signed report is prepared for the client.
We also perform wind damaged roof inspections jacksonville roofing inspections for all shingle, metal & clay tile or concrete tile roofs as per Florida building code chapter 15. please call for our services.
Roof Inspections Jacksonville & Testing.
EMA Engineers performs detailed, professional visual roof inspections Jacksonville with state-of-the-art moisture detection devices and gives thorough explanations with digital pictures.
TAS 105 – Fastener Withdrawal Resistance Testing
TAS 106 – Uplift Resistance Testing Tile Roof by Roof Inspections Jacksonville.
TAS 109 – Polyurethane Foam Roofing (pending certification).
TAS 124 – Existing and New Roof Wind Uplift Resistance Testing.
Roof Inspections Jacksonville INSPECTION PROCEDURES
The starting point of the roof Inspection Jacksonville is the roof of the building. The interior walls and ceilings should be checked for signs of water staining. After inspecting the interior by a damaged roof inspections daytona engineer thorough inspection of the exterior walls should be made along with the roof system.
The following roof components should be inspected:
Flashing: These are the protection for the membrane termination and often provide a waterproof cover at the membrane termination. These include Counter- flashing, expansion joint covers, copings and flashing at walls and curbs. A variety of problems may occur at these vulnerable locations by damaged roof inspections Jacksonville in Central Florida as well as Tampa, Orlando & Ft. Lauderdale.
Penetrations: These are pipes, drains, vents, stacks and other items that penetrate the roof membrane. These MUST be flashed properly to assure a watertight roof system by roof engineers.
Field Membrane – What to look for:
· Open seams excessive blisters, wrinkles, ridges or areas of non-adhered membrane.
· Worn spots holes or deteriorated areas of the membrane.
· Deteriorated, areas of surface coating on the membrane through roof inspections jacksonville.
· Adequate, drainage and ponding problems of the membrane checked by roof inspections Daytona.
· Areas around rooftop equipment that may have been degraded by leaks or spills or punctured by dropped equipment parts.
Roof Inspections Jacksonville.
Roof inspections jacksonville Service is recognized by the roofing industry as a vital component of successful Roof Construction Management. Many vital areas of a roof installation are not visible for inspection upon completion and many times are already covered over before periodic site inspections can be made.
Full-time roof inspection jacksonville Inspection provides a set of ‘eyes’ during all phases of the installation. Critical areas such as fastening patterns of underlying insulation, mopping techniques, or glue application and drying times can be monitored for compliance with the contract documents and manufacturer’s standards by roof inspections jacksonville.
Count On EMA and Our Trained Roof Inspectors
EMA’s roof inspectors have extensive experience to observe all phases of a roof installation to ensure materials are in compliance with project documents. Prior to the start of work, our inspectors are provided specifications, drawings, shop drawings and submittals. The inspector’s attendance at the Pre-Job Conference with respective contractual parties allows a thorough understanding of the system installation, set-up areas and anticipated internal disruptions. The inspector generates Daily Roof Inspection Reports which delineates material and installation compliance, and documents any unforeseen contingent items to the contract. Non-compliance issues are immediately addressed with the roofing contractor, design professional or building owner to ensure proper installation of the specified roofing assembly. We provide roof inspections jacksonville, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Orlando, & Tampa.
Forensic Engineers Jacksonville
Forensic Engineers jacksonville services provided by EMA to our clients to our clients as an outstanding application of EMA Engineering’s expertise is Forensic Engineering and Building Damage Assessment.
Highly experienced structural engineers with forensic engineers Jacksonville experience and engineering staff are available for investigation, diagnosis, assessment and remediation advice covering, buildings and structures for damage of all types. We have experience of providing damage assessment and forensic inspections after major hurricanes including Andrew, Charlie, Katrina & Rita.
We are trusted by the architects, property owners, builders, insurers and loss adjusters to establish the root cause of building and structural failures and to determine cost effective remedial works.
- Structural / Building Assessments, Inspections and Forensic Investigations by Forensic Engineers Jacksonville.
- Investigation and damage assessment of all types of buildings and structures, retaining walls, pavements, water tanks and swimming pools.
- Expert Witness and Reporting service for legal proceedings and court hearings.
- Building and Structural Defects and Damage Causation investigation and reporting.
- Cause of damage determination and repair specification for the insurance industry.
building damage assessment by Forensic Engineers.
Forensic Engineers Jacksonville & Daytona
- Remediation advice and disaster assessment following fire, storm, earthquake and flood events by forensic engineers Jacksonville.
- Pre-purchase building inspections for residential, commercial and industrial properties.
- Preventative risk assessments.
- Hurricane damage assessments.
- Wind damage inspections and assessments
- Building cladding wind damage
- Roof damage assessments.
- hurricane damage assessments by forensic engineers Jacksonville, Daytona, , Melbourne Florida.
- Building maintenance appraisals and recommendations.
- Dilapidation surveys prior/post construction.
- Building movement and underpinning.
- Infrastructure damage and emergency management plans (buildings, bridges and other structures).
- General building inspections, providing structural and building advice to property owners.
Forensic engineers Jacksonville, Daytona
is the application of engineering knowledge to determine why a structure or machine failed. It also tries to determine why there was damage to a structure or machine. Forensic engineering involves using reverse engineering to find out why a component, structure, or machine failed to perform properly.
In other words, forensic engineering is all about trying to find out what went wrong.
Forensic experts may then use their findings as evidence in court. Specifically, they use their evidence in court if the failure caused human injury or damage to property.
They also use the evidence in court if their findings have anything to do with a criminal case.
Put simply; forensic engineering is the investigation of failures. They range from minor to catastrophic failures. Some of them may also lead to court action.
The American Society of Civil Engineers has the following description of the term:
“Forensic engineers Jacksonville is the application of engineering principles to the investigation of failures or other performance problems.”
“Forensic engineering also involves testimony on the findings of these investigations before a court of law or other judicial forum, when required.”
The word ‘forensic‘ refers to the application of technical or scientific knowledge to solving problems. Specifically, finding out why something went wrong or how a criminal activity proceeded.
Forensic Engineers Jacksonville Inspections
The purpose of the Forensic building engineers and Structural Engineers is to perform cause and origin of structural damages due to structural design faults, construction defects and ill maintained buildings, bridges, silos, and other superstructures. Our engineers have extensive experience with the basics for the investigation of failures and understanding some of the pertinent legal aspects, which has prepared us for the eventual practice of forensic structural engineering.
Engineering investigation and determination using forensic engineers jacksonville of the causes of structural failures of buildings, bridges and other constructed facilities, as well as rendering opinions and giving testimony in judicial proceedings, often referred to as Forensic Structural Engineering, where most of the investigation is performed by forensic building engineers in teaming up with structural engineers, has become a field of professional practice of its own in the US. With rapid economic development, increased design sophistication, more-and-more daring construction technology and accelerated project delivery came the proliferation of structural failures throughout the world. Several countries are reviewing and/or streamlining technical, business, and legal procedures modeled on US practices – with both their advantages and faults – which require expert consultants/witnesses in both the forensic investigation and in the ensuing dispute resolution. Our engineers have extensive engineering experience in all facets of damage origin determination.
EMA can provide structural inspections for the following cases
Structural Inspections Foundation
Structural inspections masonry
Structural inspections concrete & steel structures
Structural 40 Year recertification inspections
structural building inspections
Project construction inspections.
Hurricane damage Inspections
Special buildings Inspection
Quality Assurance Inspections
Structural damage Inspections
Fire Damage Inspections
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Forensic Structural Inspections
Flood Inspections Retaining Structures
Foundation damage inspections
building damage inspections
soil erosion cause & origin
Roof Damage Inspections
Hurricane damage Inspections
Wind Damage Inspections
Tree Damage Inspections
Structural Framing Inspections
Structural Shoring Inspections
Structural ROOF INSPECTION
Structural forensic roof inspections or quality control monitoring and proper inspection of a roofing system will provide a good water tight roof. It is important to monitor the condition of the roofing system through proper inspection at frequent time intervals to discover damage to the roof. Small imperfections can be corrected with minimal maintenance. No roof system can be expected to give long term performance without some attention and maintenance. Too frequently, roofs are forgotten until a leak develops. Most problems begin in a small way and if left undetected, develop into a more expensive need for repairs, or in the extreme, need replacement of the roof.
A Infrared Inspections consists of the following elements:
Infrared Inspection: To pinpoint and identify moisture within the roof mat.
Roof Moisture Verification: Infrared roof testing is performed to verify areas of moisture.
Observations and Findings: Results of the investigation.
Drawings: Location of infrared findings of additional suspected moisture.
The summary of infrared analysis and thermograms correspond to areas shown on drawings.
EMA Florida Structural Inspections Techniques include: