Strong winds can do a lot of damage to a roof. If you’ve ever seen photos of hurricane damage, you know the possible level of destruction. How do you protect your roof from the threat of high winds? Most importantly, you must choose a roofing material that can withstand the wind. Standard shingles are pretty average regarding wind resistance, but […]
Hearing hail pound on your roof might make you wonder how much damage it’s doing. Hail stones are lumps of solid ice that can be small or as big as a softball. When hail is big enough, or enough of it hits your roof, you might end up with considerable damage. How much hail damage does it take before […]
Storms can wreak havoc on a roof. From lifted shingles to missing decking, storm damage ranges from mild to severe. It can also vary widely from home to home. Your home’s roof may be in great condition, while your neighbor’s roof might be caved in from the same storm!
A quality, well-maintained roof is a source of both beauty and protection for your entire home. Wind, water, heat, and miscellaneous debris are the typical causes of roof wear and tear, which for the most part, is mild and expected over the lifetime of a standard roof. However, sometimes a particularly damaging event necessitates repair or replacement well before the […]
Is a Leaking Roof an Emergency? To be certain, roof leaks are a serious problem no matter what weather is occurring outside. If your roof has started to leak during a heavy rainstorm, then it will be important for you to get it fixed as soon as possible. Holes in the roof have a nasty way of becoming alarmingly bigger. […]
As a homeowner, you may not where to begin when your home has storm damage. Through insurance claims, material lists, and contractors, you may even feel like your head is spinning a bit. Keeping calm and accurately assessing your damage is the key to getting your life back to normal fast. But, how do you know if you have roof […]