Living so far north, right by the water, means residents in Michigan are no strangers to severe weather. From harsh winter storms and high winds to excessive humidity and hail. It can often seem like your roof is under constant attack. Luckily, you can keep an eye out for specific signs of damage after a storm with our storm damage checklist, so you know exactly when to seek professional roofing repair or replacement services through The Roofing Company.
The safety of your family should be your top priority following a severe storm, so do not attempt to stay and inspect damage if you feel your property is at all structurally unsound or anyone is in immediate danger. Also, never attempt to inspect roof damage from on top of the roof itself. You should always investigate any suspected damage from the safety of the ground, or you can easily reach out to our professionals to perform a full inspection instead.
Take A Good Look At Your Roof
If you are able, try to spot any significant signs of storm damage from the ground by walking the perimeter of your property and looking out any elevated windows overlooking your roof. If you see anything you believe is noteworthy, like a hole or missing shingles, take a photo of the damage for your insurance. The more detailed the information you collect, the easier it will be to file your claim.
Inspect All Roof Accessories
When looking for roof damage, it’s important not to ignore any potential weak spots where your roof connects to your windows, gutters, vents, and other roofing accessories. Dents, cracks, and damaged weather-stripping are just a few of the many things you will not want to forget to make note of for your claim.
Check Your Perimeter
Are you seeing other evidence of a severe storm around your property, like damaged landscaping, fallen trees/branches, or patio damage? Make sure to note all of these things when you speak to our skilled roofers too! High winds and hail can do a lot more harm than just hurting your roof, and the more you report, the more we can help.
Don’t Forget To Look Inside As Well
If you feel like your house got hit pretty hard by the latest passing storm, but you can’t determine from sight if there’s a real problem or not, take a moment to inspect the interior of your property. Leaks and moisture damage should be fairly easy to identify in your attic or on your ceilings. If you notice anything at all that seems out of the ordinary, get in touch with our reputable roofers.
Choose Trusted Roofers!
Even if you don’t see anything that signals you have damage, give us a call to come out and inspect your roof at no charge or obligation to you! From roofing repairs and replacements to inspections and insurance claims assistance, you will never regret entrusting your property to our remarkably adept roofers at The Roofing Company! If you are you looking for experienced and top-rated roofing services, call The Roofing Company today at (586) 330-9290 to schedule service, use the chat feature, or simply fill out the form in the sidebar.