ALL ROOF STORM DAMAGE IS NOT VISIBLE FROM THE GROUND
STORM AND HAIL DAMAGE ROOFING REPAIRS IN CENTRAL INDIANA
In Central Indiana we regularly experience hail storms that regularly deliver golf ball sized to baseball sized hail! This causes roofing damage warrants inspection. It is never a bad idea to get a roof inspection for hail damage. Damage from a leaky roof can cost you thousands in potential repairs, so please do not wait and give us a call for your free storm or hail damage expert roof inspection!
Hailstorms are common in Indianapolis between May and August, although hail season can begin as early as March and continue through October. Hail usually strikes without warning and causes significant harm to homes in Central Indiana every year.
REASONS TO GET A ROOF INSPECTION AFTER A HAIL STORM IN INDIANAPOLIS
1. When it comes to roof repair from storm damage, getting a second opinion is always a smart move. Busy, overworked insurance adjusters without attention to detail, could leave you financially responsible for repairs that they may have missed during the initial roof inspection after the hail storm.
2. Underlying roof damage caused by hail or wind can be very difficult to assess. Our Hail, Wind, and Storm Damage Experts have the know how to identify hidden damages to your roof properly. Now is the time to schedule your free roof inspection!
3. Local roofers can see the roof in detail and up close with a degree of safety. Hail, wind, and rain from storms comprise the entire roof, even the gutters, and shingles, which need an inspection. Homeowners often do this themselves, yet it is advisable to hire a local Indianapolis roofing company to do it in detail.
How is Hail Caused
Hail is the end result when thunderstorms have warm updrafts that lift raindrops into colder parts of the atmosphere. At that point, the precipitation freezes before plummeting to the ground in sizes that vary from small pebbles to softballs. This is called hail. The stronger the updraft, the more times the hail stones will be lifted into the supercooled atmosphere, which results in larger hail.
What to Do About Hail Damage
If you have reason to suspect hail damage, contact a roofing contractor. They will be able to safely climb on top of your home to take an up-close look at each shingle. They will also carefully mark the areas where shingles have been damaged and need to be replaced so that you can avoid issues ranging from wood rot to mold and mildew growth on your shingles.
FAQ About Hail Damage
A roof must be physically inspected by a roofing specialist with the training and experience to assess hail damage. Fortunately, most home insurance companies regularly send their insurance adjusters to specialized training so they can properly assess what hail damage looks like to property. However, there is generally not much in ongoing training for the roofing or home inspection industries.