No! The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the exclusive right to the NRCIA to perform VisualROOF® Inspections and issuing LeakFREE® Roof Certifications. The NRCIA grants to its active members the right to perform inspections and issuing through its system LeakFREE® Roof Certifications. Anyone else who performs inspections for the purpose of issuing LeakFREE® Roof Certification is infringing on patents, trademarks and copyrights and is subject to legal and financial consequences. Anyone who hires a non-conforming company could also be liable.
Roof deficiencies are the most common problem reported by home inspection associations. 30% of real estate inspection claims are due to roof leaks and water penetration. 39% of homeowner™s insurance claims are because of roof problems.