How to Spot Wind and Hail Damage
It can be fairly easy to identify damage on your roof without even climbing on it. If you can see missing shingles or faded areas, that may indicate it needs to be repaired. When looking for wind damage, check the corners and perimeter of your roof, as these areas are more susceptible to wind damage. Flying debris such as tree branches, large pieces of trash, glass, and anything else that the wind carries around can cause damage.
If you have composite or asphalt shingles, you may be missing shingles or be able to see small craters indented in the shingles. You may be able to see these damages by observing your roof from your front yard.
The size and density of the hailstones, wind speed, and direction all play a role in whether your roof will need repairs. The age and quality of your roof during a storm is also a factor.
After a storm, assessing hail damage to your roof might be difficult. A few other signs to look for after a hailstorm include loss of granules, black spots on your roof shingles, as well as broken or missing shingles.
Roof Wind Damage
North Texas roofs also get hit with strong and straight-line winds, especially in the spring. It can be difficult to notice wind damage, so if you’ve had a big wind storm come through, it is best to call out one of our specialists to inspect your roof for damage.
Additionally, strong winds can cause stress points on a roof. The corners and edges of a roof are most susceptible to wind damage, if there are any spots where roofing materials are even a bit loose, the wind will get beneath and loosen them. Over time, Over time, the durability can be compromised, especially if problems are ignored. Eventually a chain peeling effect could happen, exposing large portions of your roofing. This could lead to leaks, causing even more damage to your home.