Minimize and Repair Wind and Hail Damage to Your Roof

668208_lDo you live in an area of the country where storms are frequent? Has your roof sustained wind and hail damage? If so – this can present a stressful situation. However, the stress can be minimized when you have a dependable roofing company on hand that specializes in providing quality roof repair work. An experienced roofer knows what to look for and how to make any necessary repairs after storm damage has occurred.

Inspecting Your Roof
Your roof protects you and everything you own from all kinds of weather conditions. It keeps you out of the sun and out of the rain. If a particularly bad storm has passed through, you should inspect your roof for any sign of damage. If your roof is damaged, there is the potential for structural issues to occur. Minimize the impact of such storms by making these procedures standard:

• Do a visual inspection of your roof at least once every six months. Make sure everything appears straight and smooth. Then do an up close inspection looking for any broken or damaged shingles, vents or gutters.

• Inspect the inside of your home or business. If you see any water spots on the ceiling or walls, find the source of the water. If it’s coming from the roof, you’ll want to get it fixed before any dry rot or mold sets in.

• Look around the attic. Keep track of any water spots you may see on beams or rafters.  If they get bigger over time, you may have a problem.

If Roof Damage Has Occurred
If wind and hail damage has occurred to your roof, the best thing is to call a professional to perform the necessary repairs. For your sake and safety, let a professional roofer who knows how to make the repairs properly do the work. It’s also a good idea to have your roof inspected by a professional to ensure you haven’t missed anything that could cause problems down the line. Most reputable roofing companies will provide a free inspection and estimate of any repair or replacement work they are recommending.

Storm Force of Jacksonville is here to help. For learn about reliable and dependable roofing services, visit Stormforceofjacksonville.com.

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