After the Storm
Storm damage can be difficult to detect sometimes, just because the sign are not visible does not mean that there is no damage present. Hail damage can be especially hard to detect, which is typically the cause for leaky roofing. Shingle damage can usually be detected by looking for dark spots on you shingles. Dark spots on shingles indicate that roofing granules have been knocked away. Another way to inspect your shingles is to look in your gutters for accumulation of granules. If not promptly taken care of, shingle damage can cause mold which can potentially result in your roof collapsing. When dealing with Specialty Roofing such as Tin, Cooper, Tile, and Slate Shingles, be sure to look for cracked, torn, or missing shingles. Since these materials unique they all show different signs of hail damage.