It is a good idea to file a roof insurance claim with your insurer, especially if the damage is a result of external factors that are out of your control like harsh weather. However, doing so can be a lot trickier than it seems. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make [...]
Snow, sleet and strong winds—these are the unforgiving winter elements that can do a number on your home, especially your roof. Handling repairs become common and almost a chore, and this is due to issues that manifest during frigid weather conditions. The Great American Roofing Company, a leading roofer in the area, discusses these common winter roofing [...]
Winter weather can do a number on your home, especially your roofing system. Heavy snow is considered a major headache this time of the year, and its weight can cause roofs to collapse. Your homeowner’s insurance should cover you for this kind of damage regardless of severity, but there are things you need to keep [...]
Seasonal roof repair and maintenance is an important part of keeping your roofing system in good working condition. Not only will it let you avoid any headaches from unexpected leakage problems, it could also add a few extra years to your roof’s life span.
Aside from rain and snow, high winds can also lead to a damaged roof. With enough force, wind can bend individual shingle tabs back, causing them to crease, crack and break. In some cases, they can even knock a shingle entirely off your roofing system. This problem gets more pronounced the older your roof becomes.