Monday, January 21st, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm


Learn how to inspect low-slope roofs from the home inspector’s perspective. This session will cover all common types of low-slope roofing you are likely to encounter, including built-up, modified bitumens, single-ply, metal and foam. You’ll learn common installation details and common mistakes. Learn to identify common problems, evaluate wear and identify roofs near the end of their typical lifespan. Learn how to report the conditions you observe.


Mark Cramer, ACI


Mark Cramer, ACI, is home inspection veteran and a FL licensed contractor who has 25 years of experience performing home inspections, construction progress inspections, commercial building inspections and insurance inspections. He also works as a litigation consultant and expert witness in matters relating to construction defects and home inspection. He’s performed more than 100 forensic inspections of stucco failures.

Mark has more than 5,000 hours of experience training home inspectors in classroom and seminar settings. A long-time ASHI member, he was one of the founding members of the Suncoast Chapter of ASHI. He’s held numerous local and national positions within ASHI, serving as chair of several national committees and as national President of ASHI in the year 2000.