Residential Roof Inspection

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Older roofs can be damaged by seasonal changes in the weather. Roofing shingles become brittle with age and break. Fortunately, roof damage caused by weather is insured,  and we are experts at resolving cases like yours.

We look for weather damage using Eagleview Satellite Technology© . Once we confirm it, we team up with the homeowner’s insurance company to assure a fair settlement. Upon successful negotiation we guarantee a certified roof replacement.

Chicago Roof Check & Adjusting will provide a licensed Public Insurance Adjuster free of charge to evaluate your roof.  Just enter your ZIP Code in the box below or call Chicago Roof Check & Adjusting to schedule your inspection.

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Specifications regarding IRC 2009-12 residential building codes

SECTION R905 REQUIREMENTS FOR ROOF COVERINGS

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Specifications regarding IRC 2009-12 residential building codes:

SECTION R905 REQUIREMENTS FOR ROOF COVERINGS

R905.1

Roof covering application.

Roof coverings shall be applied in accordance with the applicable provisions of this section and the manufacturer’s installation instructions. Unless otherwise specified in this section, roof coverings shall be installed to resist the component and cladding loads specified in Table R301.2(2), adjusted for height and exposure in accordance with Table R301.2(3).

R905.2

Asphalt shingles.

The installation of asphalt shingles shall comply with the provisions of this section.

R905.2.1

Sheathing requirements.

Asphalt shingles shall be fastened to solidly sheathed decks.

R905.2.3 Underlayment.

Unless otherwise noted, required underlayment shall conform to ASTM D 226 Type I, ASTM D 4869 Type I, or ASTM D 6757.

Self-adhering polymer modified bitumen sheet shall comply with ASTM D 1970.

R905.2.4

Asphalt shingles shall comply with ASTM D 225 or D 3462.

R905.2.4.1

Wind resistance of asphalt shingles.

Asphalt shingles shall be tested in accordance with ASTM D 7158. Asphalt shingles shall meet the classification requirements of Table

R905.2.4.1

(1) for the appropriate maximum basic wind speed. Asphalt shingle packaging shall bear a label to indicate compliance with ASTM D 7158 and the required classification in Table R905.2.4.1(1).

Exception: Asphalt shingles not included in the scope of ASTM D 7158 shall be tested and labeled to indicate compliance with ASTM D 3161 and the required classification in Table R905.2.4.1(2).