Has your roof been damaged by hail or a severe storm in the Raleigh or Wilmington areas?
What does a hailstorm damaged roof look like?
When hail hits a shingle, the granules get knocked loose causing fractures to the fiberglass matting that supports the asphalt and granules. Your roof will eventually suffer greater damage due to the weakening of the shingles over time. As the asphalt around the fractured fiberglass wears away, your roof will begin to leak. In Raleigh and Wilmington, this is a problem because wind and rain tend to formulate quickly in this region.
How can I tell if my roof has storm damage?
We talk to a lot of home and business owners who want to know what hail damage looks like on a roof. Unless you’re dealing with severe hurricane damage, hail and/or wind roof damage; roof damage is not always visible and can be very difficult to spot. Even if you think you don’t have hail roof damage, call a roofing expert in Raleigh or Wilmington after a severe hail (or other) storm for a roof inspection. You don’t want to risk the chance of voiding the warranty for your roof, siding, or gutters. In order to determine if your roof has sustained hail storm damage, you should have your roof inspected by a qualified roof inspector.
Emergency roof tarping while you wait for insurance
What should I do after a severe storm?
Why should I get my roof inspected?
Getting a roof inspection may seem like a hassle in the short term, but there are numerous benefits to regularly checking the condition of your roof:
- They uncover structural damages and leaks that get progressively worse if ignored
- They show interior signs of roof damage that can pose health risks in the form of mold growth
- They reveal spots where air escapes which reduce your home’s energy efficiency, which saves you money in the longrun.
- They bring to light small issues that cost much less to fix than a roof replacement, thus prolonging the lifespan of your current roof