This is a flat ballasted EPDM roof. It is a rubber membrane held down with small rocks used primarily in commercial applications. The roofing itself is not fastened mechanically like other rubber membranes. Because of the ballast evaluation of the membrane itself is very difficult. Leaks are almost always present somewhere on flat roofing and it takes a keen eye to find where problems may be present.
David Tamny is a Registered Architect and an ASHI Certified Home Inspector with over 15 years of home inspection experience. He will provide a competent and thorough evaluation of the condition of the systems and components of a home. Life expectancy, materials used, construction quality, and deferred maintenance are some of the considerations of the inspection.