POST-STORM DAMAGE HOME CHECKLIST
We're certain you've had your fair share of harsh weather over the years. From hailstorms, and strong winds, to severe thunderstorms, these factors can damage and ruin your roof along with other home exterior assets.
INSPECTING YOUR HOME
Usually, you're able to see damage on your home from ground level. Doing a simple walk-around throughout your property will reveal any harm done to your home. However, we recommend not climbing your roof if it is too steep or if you're inexperienced. Excel Roofing offers free inspections online. We'll send a representative out to meet you at a time and day that works best for you to conduct a full inspection of your home.
IDENTIFYING THE DAMAGE
When searching for storm damage, keep an eye out for missing pieces of siding, gutters, and missing shingles. We're also looking for dents on siding and shingles, along with any leakage in the interior of the home. Take notes and pictures showcasing the damage.
Hail Damage Wind Uplift Siding Damage
Things such as hail damage, wind uplift, and siding damage are more common and are easier to identify.
HIRING A TRUSTED ROOFING CONTRACTOR
Now that you have identified and listed the damage to your home, it is time to call a reliable contractor to help you. Make sure to have a licensed contractor that is insured as well. research your preferred one and look into their reviews, warranties, and the quality of their work. You can ask for free inspections or estimates in order to help you easily plan your next steps.
CALL YOUR HOME INSURANCE PROVIDER
It is best to contact your home insurance provider as soon as possible after finding major damage to your home. Most insurance companies have a set timeline where you can file a claim after a storm, so acting quickly is highly recommended. The insurance company might send out their own adjustor to inspect your home, and if enough damage is found they will give you adequate compensation based on your results.