What are 5 Telltale Signs Of Roofing Damage? If you have recently experienced a hail storm or severe weather, make sure you schedule a free roofing inspection. While a leaky roof can be a mess, water damage can be very expensive to repair. Consequently, you can potentially save thousands of dollars in repairs by fixing minor leaks before they get larger.
Furthermore, most home insurance companies will actually pay for you to replace a storm damaged roof. While there are still some expenses associated with deductibles, many customer’s essentially get a free* roof. Since Asphalt shingles are quite popular, we also offer discounts and incentives for upgrading to Metal Roofs or TPO. Either way, continue reading for 5 tips on how to identify roofing damage.
In the event that you have experienced mondoon rains, hail or wind, it is important to survey your property as soon as the storm clears. Of course a leaky roof will one obvious sign you need repairs. However, you may also notice cracks or other visible damage from ice or water. Remember, if you do not feel comfortable getting up on your roof, simply contact our offices and we can provide a free, no obligation roofing inspection.
In case of a hail storm, you will want to check for dents and dings to metal casings and exterior fittings. Aside from visual damage, it is also important to check for loose shingles or a sagging roofline. Because heavy wind and rain may bring storm debris, it is important to exercise extreme caution when inspecting a roof for damage.
So let’s review the 5 signs of roofing damage. Check for leaks, cracks or other signs of wear. In addition to the roof, remember to look for signs of water damage. In fact, this may even include yellowing or sagging in the drywall or sheetrock itself. Remember to assess any loose roofing shingles or fittings that may have come off in the wind. Lastly, make sure you note any damage to metal siding, vents or dents caused by hails stones.
While it may seem like a lot of work, the small amount of time you dedicate to maintaining your roof will pay off. In addition to adding resale value to your home, you can also lower your energy bills by upgrading to an energy efficient roof. Contact the team at Powerhouse Contracting to learn more about which roofing material is best for your home!