Storm Damage Repair in Oxford, Mississipi

Storm Preparation

First and foremost, inspect your roof regularly, at least once a year. This can help you locate and repair any damages before they become more costly to fix. Inspecting your roof on regular basis can help you document and compare the damage to decide if it present before the storm.

It is usually best to inspect your roof and gutters soon after the storm. Take photos of the condition of your roof and gutters before and after the storm. Document before and after conditions can help you support your claim to insurance companies.
 
 
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.
 
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For emergency assistance or question call Hale Roofing & Restoration Inc at 901-651-1154.