A roof is an integral part of your homes’ protection. Whether rain storms or tornado’s hit the Ohio Valley, it’s important to know how your roof can be affected and how to prevent further damage.
Damage from Wind & Rain:
- Wind damage can cause a lot of damage to your roof. Aside from tearing off shingles and creating room for leaks, wind damage also leaves your home at risk for being hit by debris. Tree limbs and other debris can hit your roof during high winds and cause major damage to your roof.
- During rainy weather your roof is vulnerable to leakage. Any damage from previous storms, that has gone unnoticed, will now become noticeable as you start to notice leaks around your house.
- In general, even if your home does not experience extreme damage, wind and rain can shorten the lifespan of your roof due to wear and tear. So, it is important to take note of these types of storms and how your roof is holding up.
Damage from Hail:
- As we end the summer season and the fall season begins, there is a risk for a hail storms. While these storms are uncommon, it is still important to know what damage might be caused to your house if one occurs. If your home is damaged through a hair storm, you may notice bruised on dented spots in the shingles or cracks on tiles or slates.
After a wind, rain, or hail storm happens in your neighborhood you may have obvious damage to your roof. However, even if you do not notice any damage, it is still a good idea to call a roofing professional to come and inspect your roof. Often, damage goes unnoticed and can cause bigger issues if left unfixed. If your home has been through a storm recently, give us a call to schedule an inspection today.