Hail Damage Repair
1. How do I know if I have hail damage to my roof?
- If your neighbors are having their roof replaced from a hailstorm, you should have your roof inspected.
- Please take a look around your home. If you find holes in your window screens or bent window screen frames after a hailstorm, you may have roof damage.
- If automobiles are damaged from hail, the roof is probably damaged.
- While observing your roof from the ground, if you see black bruises on asphalt shingles, your roof is damaged.
- A broken skylight is indicative of significant roof damage.
Hail Damage Roofing Experts
2. Can I see hail damage from the ground?
- Yes, hail damage may be observed from the ground.
We inspect window screens, window beading, siding, gutters, oxidized metal surfaces, fences, sidewalks and mailboxes before we inspect the roof. If we find hail damage at the ground level, it is likely the roof is damaged.
3. If I think I have hail damage, what is the next step?
- Contact Integrity Roofing and Painting for a no obligation free hail damage assessment.
4. How large does the hail stone need to be in order to damage my roof?
- Nickel size hail and larger can damage an older shingle.
- Golf ball size hard hail for five minutes and longer will typically damage most roofs.
- Small hail driven by high winds for a long period of time can damage your roof.
5. What does hail damage look like?
- Most hail damage will create a bruise in an asphalt shingle.
- The shingles surface will have areas of crushed granules where the hailstone impacted the shingle.
6. What kind of damage can hail create on my roof?
- Occasionally, hail stones penetrate the roof system and create an immediate water hazard.
- Future leaks may occur from hail stone damage.
- Excessive granular loss may occur on shingles, resulting in pre-mature aging.
7. How does my insurance policy provide coverage for hail damage?
- Homeowner’s policies are in place to protect the insured from a financial loss.
- Most policies provide coverage for a sudden catastrophic event such as hail.
- In most cases the insured only pays their deductible and the insurance carrier covers the rest.