Before conducting a damage inspection on your roof, ensure that the storm has passed, and it is safe to be outside. In the presence of downed power lines, electrical hazards, or flooding, maintain a safe distance and contact 911. Even when the area appears clear, remain vigilant about potential hazards, especially when working on or near your roof. Post-storm roof damage can be particularly perilous, potentially causing structural issues and remaining out of your direct line of sight. Look out for fallen trees, heavy debris, and loose or broken shingles.
High winds during a storm can topple trees, shatter windows, and inflict damage on roofs. When shingles are blown away, the roof deck or underlayment is left exposed, rendering your home more susceptible to water damage. Following a severe storm, assess the exterior of your home for roof damage, which may include:
If any of these issues are observed, do not hesitate to contact us immediately at 631.949.8227 for professional roofing assistance.