Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof And Gutters

Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof And Gutters

 

Identifying Storm Damage to Your Roof and Gutters is important as fixing it immediately will save you a lot of grief as resulting problems can cost a lot of money.

If you live in a region that experiences frequent severe weather, being good at Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof and Gutters is even more vital. It is important to inspect your home after a bit storm. This can be done from the ground but it is good to safely climb into the roof to have a closer look.

Identifying Storm Damage to Your Roof And Gutters

Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof And Gutters From The Ground

Obvious damage will be seen to the roof shingles from the ground. A badly damaged roof will see shingles missing and laying on the ground. If you have damaged shingles, you need to have them replaced/fixed straight away as a secondary storm could see further destruction to your home.

To further inspect your home you will have to climb up onto the roof and take a look.

Here’s what to look for when Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof and Gutters from the roof.

Check your siding and gutters.  Is everything attached as it should be?  If the answer is no, chances are there is more damage that you cannot see. Call a professional to have a look at this as you don’t want to risk any leaks.

Check tiles to make sure they aren’t cracked or loose. If you have colorbond roof, ensure the screws are right and there isn’t any missing.

Make sure your downpipes and guttering is still attached firmly to your roof and that there isn’t any leaf litter clogging your Gutter Guard System. If there is, clean it out to save blockages in the next storm.

If have been successful in Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof And Gutters and acknowledge that your home needs professional attention speak to your neighbours to see if they have damage also. You may be able to get a more reasonable quote if you are promising the professional work in the same street.

For more information of Identifying Storm Damage To Your Roof and Gutters or for a quote on a new Gutter Guard System contact us.