After a claim from an insured for damage to their property, it is often necessary to perform an engineering inspection to determine the cause if the cause of loss is due to wind or flood, as well as a comprehensive assessment of post storm damage versus pre-existing damage to structures These inspections often include buildings with a variety of roof types including metal roofs, asphalt shingles, clay and cement tiles.  This course includes case studies of several property loss claims to provide an insight into the investigative methods and analysis utilized in evaluating a loss.