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Why You Must Have a Roof Inspection After a Storm

by | Jul 3, 2019 | Roof Tips | 0 comments

Severe weather is the bane of roofs everywhere, but especially here at the tail end of Tornado Alley. North Texas is known for its intense storms, hail, tornadoes, and high winds. The peak of our storm season occurs between March and May, but your roof could suffer weather damage any time throughout the year. To make sure your roof didn’t suffer severe but hidden damage, we recommend calling Elite Roofing and Restoration Services for a professional roof inspection after heavy storms roll through.

Storm Damage

Storm damage is the single biggest threat your roof faces. Asphalt shingle roofs are the most common type of roofs in the US, and they are especially vulnerable to the hazards of heavy wind and rain. Shingles can become dislodged and fly away, get damaged by flying debris, and warp or buckle due to water damage. This creates openings where water can seep into the underlayment and down into your home.

Other roof types are also prone to certain kinds of storm damage. Flat roofs can have areas where water pools, and the roofing membranes that protect them can become damaged and separate from the roof. This allows water to penetrate beneath the membrane.

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Why You Need a Professional Assessment

Some homeowners are content to climb a ladder, glance at their roofs and call it a day if they don’t immediately see damage after a storm. This is risky on many levels. Your best bet is to call Elite Roofing and Restoration Services. We can help with all the following considerations.

  • Personal Safety. After a storm, your roof could be weakened or have soft spots that would be hazardous to step on. That’s in addition to the risk of climbing onto your roof yourself, especially if it’s still damp. Let a professional roofer take on the risk of inspecting your roof so you don’t put yourself in danger. Our team navigates damaged roofs every day, and we’ll be happy to inspect yours.
  • Early Detection. Our experienced roofers have been detecting storm damage in North Texas for more than 13 years. We know exactly which signs of trouble to look for, and we are able to root out problems before they become a huge headache.
  • Insurance Claims. If you’re planning to file an insurance claim for your damaged roof, you’ll need a thorough professional inspection. Our team has years of experience working with insurance companies. We will make sure your repairs are covered by your homeowner’s insurance.

Call Elite Roofing and Restoration Services After the Storm

We specialize in residential and commercial roofing services all across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. After a storm passes through your neighborhood, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We will come inspect your roof and present you with a straightforward estimate for repairs. Put your mind at ease by trusting your roof to one of the most respected names in North Texas Roofing! We look forward to working with you.