Fierce wind, driving rain and hailstones the size of tennis balls damaged homes and vehicles north of Calgary during a Thursday afternoon thunderstorm.
No injuries have been reported in connection to the storm.
Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/thunderstorm-slams-airdrie-and-balzac-with-hail-1.1919128#ixzz37qRyitXx
How Roof Installation Services Company Inspections Can Help You Maintain Your Roof
For many people shopping for a new home, the property’s roof is often an afterthought at best. Home shoppers look at the doors, windows, flooring and walls; but often give very little thought to what it is covering their heads, (unless it needs major repairs). Many people just want to know that the roof is going to do a good job of keeping out the elements. However, if problems do begin to arise, correcting them can be a frustrating process, not to mention expensive!
Carefully inspect the surface of your roof for any visible problems.
Prune any vegetation that makes contact with the roof. Even a small branch can cause problems over many months. If the branch rubs a shingle on your roof for too long, it will erode and weaken its structure.
Examine overhanging tree branches. If they look like they could fall within the next six months, cut them down or hire someone to cut them down.
Closely check the interior of your home for water spots indicating leaks or fracturing that may imply that the weight of your roof is settling in an unsafe way.
If you’re not sure what a roof problem looks like or if you have any doubts whatsoever, it’s best to call a company that provides roof installation services and get a professional inspection.
Hiring a professional is the right choice in most cases because you don’t want to miss something important.
There are many factors that can influence your roof’s condition. Heavy precipitation, falling debris, high winds or human and animal interference can all play a part in compromising the integrity of your roof. In Calgary, where the winters are harsh, heavy snows and low temperatures typically increase the chance of damage to all of our roofs. Luckily, there are some relatively easy ways to keep your roof in good shape. Here are a few:
In addition, it’s impossible to check for and repair hail damage to your own roof and hail damage is a very common problem that most of us have here in Calgary. Hiring a company to do a professional inspection will make sure that you address the small things before they get worst. Our inspectors are Haag Certified!
While it may seem initially like paying this much attention to a roof that’s in reasonably good condition is a waste of time, taking the necessary precautions to keep your roof up can help you to avoid a much more troubling situation later on. Don’t wait until it’s too late!
Contact us today!