Hail just pummeled northern Texas and now the cleanup process starts. Hail is one of nature’s most destructive forces. It shreds trees, breaks windows, and damages buildings and homes.
When the storm hits you know to take shelter and stay inside, but do you know what to do after the storm subsides? At Lon Smith in Dallas, we can help you repair your roof fast. We specialize in helping people take care of their roof repairs after storms. Give us a call today.
How to Handle Roof Damage from Hail Storms | Angie’s List After a hailstorm, check your gutters for signs of potential roof damage. If you have large dents or cracks on your gutters, you should schedule an inspection with a roofing contractor.
The damage may not be visible at first, but eventually it becomes apparent. So if you have an older roof, you should check your gutters and look for signs of damage immediately after a hail storm.
Some daring homeowners may be tempted to climb onto the roof and look for signs of damage, such as missing shingles, dimpled shingles or cracks in the shingles themselves. Skrobanek says you should resist the urge to conduct the inspection yourself, as it can be dangerous. Typically, only a professional roofer or insurance adjuster can tell if you have enough hail damage to justify a new roof. Read more…