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Tips For Dealing With Storm Damage

May 6

We're here to assist anyone who has been affected by damage from a storm. Riverfront Roofing is a full-service roofing company that will manage all your repair needs.

Storm damage can be stressful. We make it simple and as smooth as is possible for our clients. There are a variety of products and services that we offer and you're sure to find something that suits your needs. Call us today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

What to Expect During Your Consultation

During your appointment during your consultation, one of our knowledgeable roofing experts will visit your business or home to examine the extent of damage. They will provide you with a detailed review of their findings, and suggest the best course of action for repairs. Since each customer is unique We make sure to take the time to know each one and find the right solution.

What is Considered As Storm Damage?

In order to be qualified for insurance coverage You must prove that the storm caused the damage. This means that if your roof was in poor condition prior to the storm, any damage that results from it won't be protected. To stop potential problems from becoming severe, it is important to have your roof examined by a professional.

Common Types of Storm Damage

There are many kinds of storm damage. However, the most popular ones are:

  • Hail damage
  • Wind causes damage
  • Damage to tree limbs
  • Flooding

Storm Damage

Based on the nature and severity of the damaged, there are various methods to repair it.

Hail damage: You may be able to repair hail damage by yourself, if it's not too serious. If the damage to your hail is extensive but not enough, you'll need a replacement of the damaged shingles.

Damage from wind roofing: If your roof has been damaged by wind and you are concerned about the damage, get a professional to evaluate the situation. Depending on the extent of the damage, they could be able repair it, or suggest replacing the entire roof.

Damage to a tree limb can cause severe roof damage. A professional will take away the limb, and then make repairs when needed.

Flood damage Damage to your roof been damaged by a flood it is necessary to replace it. Damage from flooding isn't covered by many homeowners insurance policies, so you'll have to pay for the replacement out of your own pocket.

What Can You Do to Prevent the Storm Damage?

There are some things you can do to avoid roofing damage from storms:

Pruning trees around your home can help prevent tree limbs from falling over your roof in an storm.

Examining your roof regularly can help you spot any potential problems before they get serious.

Repair damaged shingles This will stop any further damage to your roof.

Install a hurricane strap. The hurricane straps can be used to shield your roof from high winds. They must be put in place by a professional.

Conclusion

Examine the extent of destruction caused by storms to determine if you are at risk. You may be able repair it yourself if it is not too severe. If however, the damage is more severe then you'll need to call a professional. They can tell you whether you need to replace the entire roof or repair the damage. In either case, it's essential to get the issue fixed as soon as possible so that further damage does not occur.

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