Recent Posts: Storm Damage

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Repairing My Roof After A Storm

Repairing A Storm Damaged Roof Roof damage can be caused by a variety of different events but is usually due to one of the following: a) A big storm, b) A strong windstorm, c) A fire. This damage can be very obvious and huge. However, what is more dangerous, are those small damaged areas that we do not catch right away. As the damage goes without being repaired, water will be entering the building and slowly rot the building materials. This can also cause other issues, such as mold growth. Water within the attic area can be very dangerous and cause all kinds of issues. Typically, such water enters through a damaged area of the roof. If you have had a current storm and feel that your roof might have sustained damage, you should contact a roofing contractor for a roof inspection. While many people think they are qualified to determine if their roof has [...]

October 7th, 2021|Storm Damage|

Hiring a Local Roof Repair Contractor

Seeking Local Roof Repair Contractors for Hire There are two types of services that homeowners typically need when it comes to roof repairs: structural repairs and cosmetic repairs. Structural repairs involve enduring damage or replacing damaged parts of the roof's structure. Cosmetic repairs include cleaning stains and removing moss and mildew from the roofing tiles. To make sure you receive quality service for your roofing needs, always be sure to ask for a free estimate from a couple of different companies before choosing one. The costs will differ because each company handles its services differently. Some use contracts while others use hourly rates, so make sure you know exactly what is involved. This will allow you to not only find out the cost but also get to know a representative from each of the roofing companies. Take your time before calling a roofing company, in order to do your due diligence. Look at what others [...]

September 23rd, 2021|Storm Damage|

Preparing your Texas Roof

Preparing your Roof for Storms Costal Texas is grade-A certified hurricane country. From tropical storms to full out hurricane force winds, they see it all. And residents of the Texas interior aren’t off the hook either. Spring brings with it an onslaught of high winds, torrential rains, and hail storms like no other. Damages (roofing or otherwise) from storms are no laughing matter, and while no one can control Mother Nature in all her fury, there are some steps you can take to protect your home, roof and family. Preparing for the Storm You don’t always get much notice, but when you do, storm preparation can mean the difference between thousands in damages and escaping without so much as a scratch. Preparing for storms is something all Texans should be accustomed to, and something that we, as professional roofer, can’t recommend highly enough. Continue on to read more about the steps you can take… [...]

February 14th, 2018|Storm Damage|
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