How To Spot Hail And Wind Roof Damage Quickly From A Typical Denver Storm

Wind damage from typical Denver storms can range from missing shingles to cracks in the seal between shingles to larger cracks that allow water directly into your home. Hail storm damage can actually bruise and dent you roof in a manner that allows the structure of your damaged roof to be weakened enough to allow water into our home. If you spot roof damage quickly you can reduce the chance that additional damage will occur.

Some roof damage like missing shingles is easy to spot,  while other damage like bruised, dented, or mold damaged shingles can be almost invisible from the road.

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Missing shingles from a Denver area hail storm.

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Mold damaged roof near Aurora, CO.

 If you have binoculars, it may help to use them as you inspect your roof from your yard or road. If you need to get a closer look at your roof you can use a ladder. Do not go on or walk around your roof. It’s possible that you may cause more damage, and the structure of our roof may not be stable if the weather that caused the damage was severe enough.

Common Signs of Roof Damage

  • Missing shingles
  • Bruised or dented asphalt shingles
  • Sagging ceiling
  • Visible buckling
  • Discoloration of shingles
  • Cracked or broken tile, slate, or concrete shingles
  • Granules collecting in gutters or downspouts
  • Leaks in your roof or ceiling
  • Dent on vents, gutters, or flashing

 Common Signs of Exterior Home Damage

  •  Dings and dents
  • Cracks and splitting
  • Holes and breaks
  • Chipping and discoloration

 Common Signs of Window Damage

  • Shattered windows
  • Window screen tears
  • Cracks and holes
  • Broken panes
  • Damaged frame

You can use the lists above to assess if you need to call your insurance agent. You can call a trusted roofing company like CJ Restoration at 303 690-9253 to give you a free, no obligation inspection and report of your damage, advise you if our roof and exterior damage is covered by your insurance, and work hand-in-hand to maximize your insurance claim.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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