Why Should Your Roof Be Inspected After A Hail Storm?

To ensure your roof is in good condition and to address any damage caused by a hailstorm, it’s advisable to have a professional roofing contractor conduct a thorough inspection. They can assess the extent of the damage, provide recommendations for repairs or replacement if necessary, and assist with the insurance claims process if applicable.

Inspecting your roof after a hailstorm is important for several reasons:

  1. Detecting damage: Hailstorms can cause various types of damage to your roof, including dents, cracks, punctures, and granule loss on asphalt shingles. Some damage may not be immediately visible, but it can weaken the roof’s integrity over time.
  2. Preventing further damage: Hail damage can lead to leaks and water infiltration if left unaddressed. A timely inspection can identify areas of concern and prevent more extensive damage from occurring, such as water damage to your home’s interior.
  3. Insurance claims: Many homeowners insurance policies cover hail damage. By documenting and reporting the damage promptly, you can initiate the claims process and potentially receive compensation for necessary repairs or replacement.
  4. Extending the roof’s lifespan: Addressing hail damage promptly can help extend the lifespan of your roof. If damage is left unattended, it can worsen over time, leading to more costly repairs or premature roof replacement.
  5. Maintaining property value: A well-maintained roof is crucial for preserving the overall value and curb appeal of your home. Neglecting hail damage can reduce your property’s resale value and attractiveness to potential buyers.

Finding the right specialist for the job will ensure your exterior walls are left looking brand-new and protected against any further damage. We are specialist waterproofing, roof repair, damp repair, crack repair and painting contractors based in Johannesburg and Pretoria. We provide obligation-free quotes, site inspections, and are expertly positioned to provide you with a solution for your individual needs.

Contact a representative from Universal Roofing here.