Think you may have hail damage to your roof? Call a local, professional contractor BEFORE filing a claim with your insurance company. The inspection will determine if your roof damage needs to be claimed by insurance. Your roofer will be able to provide you with the quality service you and your home deserve.
How does hail damage shingles? Upon impact it will cause a tear or a dimple in the shingle. Granules will then come loose which remove the protection from the damaging sun and heat. Over time, crack and tears will from degrading the asphalt. Then a storm comes along and you have water leaking through he shingles into your home.
It only takes a 1’’ hail stone to cause damage to your roof. Roofs with more than one layer of shingles may actually be impacted by smaller stones due to the softer support surface directly below the top layer of shingles.
So remember, BEFORE you do anything, CALL a local professional contractor, like us!