I Have a Hail Damaged Roof, Now What?
The first thing you want to do is make sure your roof is indeed hail damaged and in need of repair or replacement. Depending on the size of the storm, amount of wind, size, and density of the hail the damage caused to your roof can vary. If you think you have a hail damaged roof on your hands our experts here at El Paso Roofing Co.
The first thing you will want to do is choose a roofing company that will work with an insurance claim. If you do have a hail damaged roof your insurance will more than likely pay for it. If you contact a roofing company first you can choose a contractor that you will trust. However, if you contact your insurance company first, they may send you someone of their pick and you may not be satisfied with the results.
What Will a Roofing Contractor Look For?
There are clear signs of damage to your shingles if you experienced a bad storm. Hail hits are usually black in color and they feel soft to the touch. Most often, you will find lots granules in the gutters and on the ground around your house. Cracked shingles are another indication that you need new roofing. And most of all, shingles that have blown off your roof should be your clear sign to call a roofing contractor in El Paso.
What is Next?
After you have had your hail damaged roof inspected by a certified roofing contractor, you should locate your homeowner’s insurance policy. Gather up all your paperwork. You will also want to have written information about the date of the storm that caused the damage. If you have pictures you will want to hold onto these as well. Be sure to have your policy number handy as well as the contractor’s info as you call the insurance company. After you make your claim, a claim adjuster will call you to set up an appointment to inspect the roof. The insurance company simply won’t go solely on the word of a contractor.
Call El Paso Roofing Co. For Help With Your Hail Damaged Roof
If you are not sure what to do next, or if finding a good roofing contractor intimidates you, our experts are here to help. We can even walk you through the process of making an insurance claim. When it comes to getting the job done right, our team is ready. We are so confident in the work we provide that we are one of the few companies in town to offer a lifetime warranty on all of our roofing jobs.