If your home has suffered damage from a recent storm and you’re not sure where to start, look no further. At Mission Roofing we offer a multitude of services to have your home restored to pre-storm condition; without the hassle of chasing down hard to reach contractors and adjusters. From assisting with the claims process, to coordinating the repairs of your interior and exterior, we’re happy to be the one stop shop for all your needs. Call today and schedule your free storm damage assessment!
Hail can be very destructive to a roof, the older the roof, the more vulnerable to hail damage it is.
When hail hits your roof, it creates an indentation on the surface; breaking the mat on asphalt shingles and exposing the fiberglass, breaking the protective coating on metal panels, making them rust, and in the case of clay tile, concrete tile and slate, it can completely shatter the tiles.
If you have had a recent hailstorm, get your roof checked out as soon as possible to prevent any further damages to your home.
Windstorms, hurricanes and tornados can create some serious damage to most roofs. Clay, slate, concrete and metal roofs if well installed can easily resist winds of up to 150 mph, nevertheless, it is always a good idea to have an inspection after a major storm.
Asphalt shingles are more susceptible to wind, unfortunately. A well installed architectural roof should withstand up to 130 mph wind gusts without major damages. 3-Tab shingles only up to 60-75 mph.
If you notice any missing, lifted or torn shingles, have your roof inspected as soon as you can, most likely it is not the only damage on your roof and a simple inspection can save you thousands of dollars on interior repairs.
Wind and hail can knock down branches and even complete trees, these flying debris can impact your roof and cause some serious damage, from creating small penetration points where water can come inside, to large openings that will allow animals to find a new home in your attic.
Dents, chips, dings and scratches to your gutters, a/c unit, windows, fences and even damaged plans, can indicate that your home was impacted by hail. If you notice any of these damages around your home, have your roof inspected as soon as possible for any damage that roof roof could've suffered as usually hail damage is not visible from the ground until is too late and leaks have started to occur.
After any windstorm, hurricane, tornado or hailstorm, it's very important to have your home inspected for damages, even more important for damages on parts of your home that might be unaccessible for you, like the roof. Remember that your home is unique to its location and just because your neighbor did not suffer any damages, does not mean you didn't either.
If possible, perform a quick attic inspection to see if you need any emergency services, in which case drop us a line and we'll come to help you as soon as possible. If you don't notice something that would need immediate attention, it is still important to perform an thorough inspection, as some damages will not cause leaks immediately, but if not addressed will become a bigger and more expensive problem.