The First Step of determining your roof condition and future lifespan is to review wind speed and hail size data from past storms that your roofing has weathered. If your roof has been exposed to storms with intensity above normal wear and tear, we recommend having your roof inspected close up to determine if there was any damage.
Start by finding out TODAY if your home was in the path of recent storm events by reviewing STORM REPORTS for your address! Empire Roofing has access to the historical weather data for this area and will send a free report of recent storms. Just fill out the form below and we will share this information with you.
90% of storm related roof damage is undetectable from the ground and requires a closeup inspection to see what impact hail, wind, snow/ice have had on the remainder of the life of your roofing. Most homeowners have never been on nor plan to be on their roof which leaves most storm related roof damage undetected until roof failure which most likely will be outside of time required to file an insurance claim for the weather event that caused the damage.
After a storm we recommend having your roof inspected as soon as possible to determine the potential extent of roof damage and if you should file an insurance claim.
Your roof may have been damaged enough to be leaking, exposing the interior of your home to water which can lead to · Rotten structural wood · Damage to insulation · Damage to sheet rock or plaster · Bubbling, blistering paint Mold and mildew An inspection gives you the details needed to make a plan for repairs.
Having a professional roofing company with storm damage experience inspect your roof will provide you with a report that gives
Once you have information on the extent, cause and probable date of damage you can use this information to answer questions your insurance carrier may have when you contact them to file a claim.