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    Commercial Roof Surveys & Drone Inspections from CityGroup

    Are you unsure about the condition of your roof, have a water ingress problem that is proving difficult to resolve, or are you buying a commercial property that still needs to have a comprehensive roof inspection completed?

    Our pre-approved and trade-accredited roof surveyors are qualified to conduct surveys of all roof types. So rest assured, whatever kind of roof survey you require, CityGroup has got you covered.

    What to expect from a Professional Roof Survey

    Our surveyor will produce a detailed assessment report on each roof section during the inspection. Each survey includes images, videos, and measurements along with their professional opinion on the following parts of the roof structure.

    • Roof coverings, including the condition, type, and any defects
    • Flashing; general condition and effectiveness to prevent leaks
    • Chimneys; condition of brickwork, pointing, pots, and flaunching
    • Drainage and guttering; drainage defects, remedial and potential damp problems
    • Parapet walls; condition of pointing, brickwork, render, and capping
    • Skylights, including Velux windows; current state and likelihood of future leaks
    • Fascias, soffits, and barge boards; general condition and potential issues
    • Internal structure; condition of timbers, integrity, and signs of stress

    After the inspection, we’ll provide a detailed report with photos and links to a video file. Finally, a quote for any recommended work will also be provided to use as a benchmark should you wish to obtain further comparison quotes.

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    Aerial Drone Roof Inspections

    CityGroup’s roof surveys are carried out and delivered using state-of-the-art UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). Commonly referred to as drones), Commercial drone roof surveys offer our clients cost-effective, high-quality solutions without needing expensive access like scaffolding or cherry pickers. It also eliminates the need for working at height and speeds up the whole process.

    Using a professional drone to perform preliminary inspections makes work safer for our surveyors and more cost-efficient for our clients. Providing a safe pre-programmed flight path, our highly experienced team of specialists will review, highlight and cover all critical aspects of the roof structure in a controlled and safe manner.

    Combining professional pilot expertise with the skills of roofing surveyors and engineers is invaluable when inspecting roofs that are fragile or come with extreme access challenges.

    A professional drone roof inspection allows CityGroup to inspect areas of the roof that would’ve been previously inaccessible or difficult to service using more traditional roof surveying methods, such as very costly scaffolding. This is especially common on commercial & residential properties and those at a considerable height. All CityGroups roof surveys and inspections include high-res photos and images detailing all roof sections.

    The clear benefits of Drone Roof Surveys

    • The roof coverings approximate age, expected lifespan, overall condition compared to other properties of a similar standard, and potential areas that may become prone to leaks.
    • Ridge tiles, mortar condition, level or deterioration, pointing, and ridge tile condition.
    • Guttering systems, profile type, expected lifespan, problems areas that may be prone to blockages, damage, cracks, leaking joints, seals, and unions.
    • Valleys and gulley splits, tears in the lead, expected life span & overall condition, bar work, and mortar condition when present.
    • Chimney stacks condition of brickwork, mortar, chimney pots, flaunching, lead flashings & soakers type, and condition
    • Flat roof condition, flat roof decking inspected for soft spots, roof covering, and expected life span
    • Roof windows & Skylights CityGroup will check the install quality, flashing, glass, and fogging of units
    • Dormer roofs – Covering, condition & expected lifespan.
    • Roof structure – External and internal checks for sagging, roof spread, purlin support and condition, water ingress, inner light, signs of condensation & insufficient ventilation – wall plates

    Thermographic Roof Inspections

    Thermal Imaging Roof Surveys
    CityGroup uses the latest infrared thermal imaging drone technology. Our cameras can accurately detect moisture & heat loss within the roof, making this by far the fastest & safest way possible to identify problem areas saving you a lot of time, hassle, and money.

    How Do Thermographic Roog Inspections Work?
    Thermal imaging sensors detect infrared radiation, which is invisible to the human eye. Thermal imaging drones can detect temperature changes within 1c-+. By highlighting these changes, CityGroup can quickly pinpoint areas of interest.

    The results will show thermal bridging, water ingress, heat loss and roof leaks, insufficient or missing insulation, damp, leaking pipes, and many more potential issues. This information would be highly beneficial when negotiating the possible purchase of a new property.

    Building insulation performance and heat loss can be improved by assessing your roof with a CityGroup Thermal Imaging Roof Survey.

    Good thermal insulation efficiency within commercial buildings will prevent heat from escaping and reduce heating bills and energy expenditure.

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    “RPPM manages an extensive portfolio of commercial property in the North-West. RPPM uses City Group for a large number of reactive and planned facilities management and maintenance. City Group is an extremely professional outfit with a pool of highly skilled contractors.”

    “I have worked with City Group for around ten years, they are very professional, hardworking and transparent and a pleasure to deal with.”

    “Our commercial agency has used City Group FM for over ten years, they are professional, quick to respond and will always look to resolve a problem no matter how large or small.”

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    “We as a company are extremely happy with City Group, especially the girls on the helpdesk, they are very accommodating and go out of their way to help in any situation and if they aren’t sure they do there upmost to collate information to help solve the problem.I would highly recommend City Group to anyone who requires FM and any reactive services”

    “Quick note to say a big thank you to the whole team and you for all the extra effort that was put, you guys went an incredible way to making our premises look amazing for our CQC inspection, I sincerely appreciate everything CityGroup did, the floors looked amazing and one of the CQC inspectors that I did a walk round with was so impressed he wanted who did the cleaning!!! Please pass this feedback on to all involved”

    “City Group’s professional approach combined with strong knowledge and management team has proven a winning combination, evidently why we have worked with them for over 4 years.”

    CityGroups Thermal Imaging Services can;

    • Detect thermal hotspots within walls from faulty electrical circuits
    • Take HD aerial images for insurance claims and inspection
    • Map heat flow and prevent thermal bridging due to faulty insulation
    • Perform forensic moisture intrusion inspections of plumbing facilities
    • Detect insulation leaks in (HVAC) heating, ventilating, and air conditioning or refrigeration equipment
    • Proactively identify areas of concern for moisture and heat leaks
    • Inspect solar panel installations for defects.

    Why choose CityGroup?

    We’re passionate about providing a safe environment for all. We’ve got an extremely high client retention rate of 96% and work to develop the skills and knowledge of the whole team.
    With over ten years of experience in the industry, City Group has built a reputation for high-quality service delivered with precision, efficiency, and professionalism. We offer a complete range of building maintenance services that we can easily tailor to your needs.

    We at City Group are flexible and can adapt to your bespoke requirements. Our services aren’t just a ‘one size fits all solution – we genuinely care about meeting our client’s every expectation.

    Interested? Call the CityGroup team today.

    Areas we cover

    We provide commercial roof surveys and drone inspection services throughout the North West, including Lancashire, Blackpool, Preston, Cumbria, and Manchester. Contact us if you operate within these areas, and we’ll discuss a solution that suits you.

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