How to Handle Roof Hail Damage

If a big storm just hit and you noticed there was hail, there is a good chance that it could have damaged your home. If you suspect that the hail has damaged your roof, we are here to help. You have a couple different options to tell if you have roof hail damage.

Check yourself first:

If you feel safe enough to get on top of your roof, you can do an easy self-inspection. Check to see if there are loose or cracked, lifted shingles or anything out of the ordinary. Look at the pipes, gutters and attic vents for signs of impact. If you can spot these common signs of hail damage, then it’s appropriate to call a professional to get a roof hail damage inspection done.

Some roof hail damage is not easily spottable, so you might need to do a little more than just browsing the surface. If you do feel comfortable on the roof, check for marks that are larger than a dime. If there is an area with several damaged shingles, this could mean there is serious damage. One more way to see is by running your hand over the shingles to feel if there are dents in them. If you notice either of these things, you will need to seek professional help such as SMART Construction & Remodeling INC.

Get Professional Help

You can still take measures into your own hands without putting yourself at risk by going on your roof, by doing an assessment of the rest of the exterior of your home. Take a walk around your home and look for any obvious damage to light fixtures, marks on the siding, cracked windows, dents in any metal features like the air conditioning unit, or even the garage door.

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Smart Construction & Remodeling INC. has trained professionals and will be able to assess your property for storm damage. If you suspect that your home has roof hail damage our professionals will be happy to take a look at no cost or obligation. Our team at SMART Construction & Remodeling INC will take pictures of areas we feel might need to be repaired and walk you through an insurance claim if necessary.

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