The inspection of the roofing determines the type of roofing product asphalt or fiberglass asphalt roofing shingle, wood shingle, on shallow pitched roofs, roll roofing or single ply rubber membrane. Also included is the approximate age, the flashings, roof drainage systems, skylights, chimneys, and any other roofing penetrations. Further described is the method of making the observations. The inspection of the roofing does not include an antennae, or the interior of a chimney that is not readily acessible.