Are you thinking about selling a cedar roof home or considering buying a home with a cedar roof but don’t know what to expect?
As the Main Line’s foremost authority on cedar shake and shingle roofs, The Cedar Roof Company has been trusted by Realtors, Real Estate Agents and Home Inspectors to provide a thorough and honest assessment of cedar roofs during many real estate transactions. We now provide our consultation services to home buyers, sellers and real estate professionals needing a written document assessing the condition of a cedar roof. The Cedar Roof Company also takes this assurance a step further with its Transferable Leak & Repair Warranty that can protect homebuyers from unexpected cedar roof repair costs.
Don’t wait. Let us evaluate.
The Cedar Roof Company co-owner Brian Pott and head of The Cedar Roof Company Installation department, Mike Mallone, participate in teaching continued education classes for local Pennsylvania/Delaware home inspectors. Both Brian and Mike are often asked to inspect cedar shake and shingle roofs involved in real estate transactions.
We suggest that both home sellers and home buyers of a cedar roof receive a Roof Certification/Evaluation in order to assess its current condition. We encourage them to be present during the assessment when our representative can provide insight and discuss any/all pertinent information regarding the cedar roof. You will learn more about your wood roof by viewing it with a professional than by reading any proposal. No matter what the age/condition of the cedar roof – understanding it is invaluable.
Q: What is the difference between a Roof Certification and a Roof Evaluation?
A: They are very similar however a Roof Certification is the term used when the document is prepared for the home seller while a Roof Evaluation refers to the document prepared for a home buyer.
We suggest that home buyers receive a Cedar Roof Evaluation in real estate transfers.
A professional Roof Evaluation can help buyers of a cedar roof home.
The Cedar Roof Company Roof Evaluation is a specific, fact based representation of the roof, that, when furnished, can be used to educate the homeowners, home inspectors and real estate agents about the roof. A Roof Evaluation costs Five Hundred Dollars ($500). This money spent can be used in the future for any entire CRC roof replacement/preservation services (not including repair) if the buyer purchases the home inspected.
We encourage you to be present during the assessment when our representative can provide insight and discuss any/all pertinent information regarding the cedar roof. You will learn more about your wood roof by viewing it with a professional than by reading any proposal. No matter what the age/condition of the cedar roof – understanding it is invaluable.
Real Estate Assistance Program (R-E-A-P) Designed For Home sellers of cedar roofs.
Home inspectors have a difficult job in determining the condition and maintenance/repair options available today for cedar roofs. Fortunately the professionals of The Cedar Roof Company can help cedar roof homeowners understand their roof and its current condition. Every cedar roof is unique and has many variables that affect its condition and life expectancy. Even many older cedar roofs beyond preservation can still have years of dependable service left in them.
The Cedar Roof Company is the only local wood roof company to issue Roof Certification and Transferable Leak & Repair Warranties that facilitate the sale of a cedar roof home by documenting the condition of the roof and accepting the limited liability for its future performance. These programs can provide security to wary buyers and take the liability off the home inspector in regard to the cedar roof.
Q: What is the difference between a Guarantee and a Warranty?
A: A Warranty includes transferability while a Guarantee is designed specifically for the designated holder.
Guarantee/Warranty perks and benefits.
The Customer Leak & Repair Guarantee and/or Transferable Leak & Repair Warranty covers the entire roof system and flashings including but not limited to the valleys, step flashings and counter flashings that appear throughout the roof. The repair(s) to any Pre-Purchased Guarantee/Warranty customers are elevated to priority scheduling and will receive prompt and quality service. The Actual Guarantee/Warranty information contained within these documents is proprietary to The Cedar Roof Company and is distributed at their discretion.
The Guarantee/Warranty provides an annual no-cost roof inspection that can be pre-scheduled by calendar month for the entire covered term through The Cedar Roof Company’s office. Any future repair work required within the Guarantee/Warranty term will be performed at a reduced repair deductible (Either $159 or $259) depending on Guarantee/Warranty type offered/purchased and a reasonable shake/shingle charge not to exceed Twelve Dollars ($12.00 per) within the Guarantee/Warranty Term. Any/all monies paid for unsuccessful leak repair performed under Guarantee/Warranty Coverage is refundable.
No matter what your cedar roof needs are you can feel confident of our analysis of the roof and the assurances we provide. Be prepared; know your options by scheduling a roof consultation.
Contact The Cedar Roof Company
Based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, The Cedar Roof Company provides cedar wood roof installation, repair, maintenance, cleaning and roof certification throughout Chester County and beyond, including Wayne, Gwynedd, Delaware Valley, and Newtown Square, PA. For information and a free estimate, call us today at: (610) 647-3099.